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Find phone numbers at VA Columbia Missouri Healthcare System for frequently requested services like patient advocates, medical records, billing and insurance, and more.

Patient help and resources

Need help? Contact a patient advocate

If you need help getting care or resolving an issue with VA, get help from one of our trained patient advocates.

Medical records office

Access your medical records online or request a copy of your records from our Release of Information office.

Billing and insurance

Pay your VA Columbia Missouri health care bill online, by phone, mail, or in person. You can also raise issues or address billing disputes.

Pharmacy

Find out how to refill your prescriptions, where to pick up new prescription orders, and how to safely dispose of your medicines.

Phone directory and mailing address

Find phone numbers for many of the administrative and program offices at VA Columbia Missouri health care.

Mailing address

Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital
800 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65201

Main phone numbers

Local: 573-814-6000
Toll-free: Coming soon!

To use TeleType for the Deaf (TTY) services: 711

Anesthesia     573-814-6562

Audiology/Speech Pathology     573-814-6350

Billing Office     573-814-6445

COVID-19 Vaccines     573-814-6000 (extension 54300)

Cardiac Surgery     573-814-6000

Cardiology Clinic    573-814-6569 

Cardiology Nursing     (573) 814- 6576

Caregiver Support Program     573-814-6204

Chaplain Service     573-814-6000 (extension 52200 or 52202)

Community Living Center     573-814-6000

Dental     573-814-6355

Eligibility     573-814-6000 (extension 53071)

Emergency Care     573-814-6000 (extension 52301)

Ethics     573-814-6000

Gastroenterology/GI Service     573-814-6469

General Surgery     573-814-6562

Healthy Teaching Kitchen     573-814-6000

Home Based Primary Care     573-814-6385

Human Resources     573-814-6400

Imaging: Radiology     573-814-6000 (extension) 56414

Imaging: Nuclear Medicine Services     573-814-6000 (extension 56420) 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Veterans     573-814-6000 (extension 53493)

Medical Subspecialties     573-814-6000

Mental Health     573-814-6000 (extension 56486)

Minor Surgery     573-814-6562

Occupational Therapy     573-814-6540

Ophthalmology     573-814-6000 (extension 53120)

Orthopedic Surgery     573-814-6000 (extension 54120)

Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat or ENT)     573-814-6670

Palliative Care     573-814-6000 (extension 52504)

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine     573-814-6453

Patient Advocate     573-814-6594

Pharmacy     573-814-6000

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R)     573-814-6540

Physical Therapy    573-814-6540

Plastic Surgery     573-814-6562

Podiatry     573-814-6562

Police     573-814-6320 or 573-814-6000 (extension 53333)

Primary Care     573-814-6000

Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service     573-814-6000 (extension 53634)

Public Affairs     573-814-6308

Release of Information     573-814-6440

Research and Development     573-814-6550

Respiratory Care     573-814-6330

Sleep Lab     573-814-6470

Social Work Service     573-814-6638

Surgical Endoscopy     573-814-6562

Surgical Services     573-814-6562

Thoracic Surgery     573-814-6562

Transition Care Management Program     573-814-6639

Travel     573-814-6000 (extension) 56437

Vascular Surgery     573-814-6562

Voluntary Services     573-814-6000 (extension 52538)

Whole Health     573-814-6273

Women Veterans     573-814-6457

Media and press

The Office of Public Affairs can assist local media with queries, interview requests, and expert information about the VA Columbia Missouri Health System.

Phone: 573-814-6308.
Email: jeffrey.hoelscher@va.gov

After hours or on weekends, call the operator at 573-814-6000, ask for the administrator on duty.

Submit a FOIA request

Under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), you have a right to federal agency records unless those records are protected from disclosure by specific exemptions or exclusions laid out in law.

Requesting records maintained by VA Columbia Missouri

Email: Coming soon!
Fax: Coming soon!
Mail:

Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital
Release of Information
Room E145-E146
800 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65201

For questions about your request to VA Columbia Missouri

Phone: 573-814-6440

Additional FOIA request information

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Report suspected fraud or mismanagement

Contact the VA Office of the Inspector General (VAOIG) to report suspected criminal activity, fraud, inadequate patient care, or mismanagement of VA programs or government resources.

Phone: 800-488-8244

Mail:
VA Inspector General Hotline (53e)
810 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20420

Learn more about the VA OIG hotline.

Report patient care or safety issues

If you have any concerns about the care and safety of patients or residents, the first step is to contact hospital management. If management did not address or resolve your concerns, contact the Joint Commission.

Submit a complaint online: https://www.jointcommission.org/resources/patient-safety-topics/report-a-patient-safety-concern-or-complaint/
Phone: 800-994-6610
Fax: 630-792-5636
Email: complaint@jointcommission.org

Mail:
Office of Quality Monitoring
The Joint Commission
One Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 6018