Phoenix VA Health Care System
650 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 602-277-5551 Or 602-277-5551
The Phoenix VA Health Care System (PVAHCS) -- comprised of the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center and ten community care clinics -- is categorized as a Clinical Referral Level 1b facility. The facility serves more than 95,000 Veterans in central Arizona, including the rapidly expanding metropolitan Phoenix area. There are more than 322,000 Veterans who reside within the facility's primary service area. The medical center provides acute medical, surgical, and psychiatric inpatient care, as well as rehabilitation medicine and neurological care. The facility has a more than $650 million annual operating budget.
The facility operates several outpatient clinics in the community:
- Globe-Miami VA Health Care Clinic
- Midtown (Phoenix) Health Care Clinic
- Northeast (Scottsdale) VA Health Care Clinic
- Northwest (Surprise) VA Health Care Clinic
- Payson VA Health Care Clinic
- Show Low VA Health Care Clinic
- Southeast (Gilbert) VA Health Care Clinic
- Southwest (Phoenix) VA Health Care Clinic
- Thunderbird (NW Phoenix) VA Health Care Clinic
- Community Resource and Referral Center (Phoenix)
The PVAHCS also provides support to one Readjustment Counseling Center and the VA National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
PVAHCS is affiliated with The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, Mayo Clinic Medical School, Creighton University/Dignity Health, Maricopa Integrated Healthcare Systems (MIHS), and Honors Health. Training agreements are maintained in all of the major clinical specialties, and the facility is allocated 122 resident positions. The Phoenix VA is also affiliated with several schools offering a full range of Allied Health training programs. PVAHCS also sponsors Podiatry and Pharmacy residency programs. Physician Assistant students; Social Work students; Audiology student; Food and Nutrition students and interns; and Psychology interns and fellows also have rotations at the PVAHCS.
The PVAHCS is accredited by numerous external organizations, the most significant being the Joint Commission. Other accrediting agencies include the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American College of Surgeons-Commission on Cancer, the American Dental Association, the College of American Pathologists, the Federal Drug Administration, the American Psychological Association, the Arizona Affiliate of the American Heart Association, the American Association of Blood Banks, the American College of Radiology, and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
- The University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Phoenix
- Mayo Clinic Medical School
- Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
- A.T. Still Osteopathic University.
- Maricopa Integrated Health System
- Honors Health
- Arizona State University
- 129 Inpatient Medicine Beds (includes 10 Medical Intensive Care Unit and 10 Surgical Intensive Care Unit)
- 48 Inpatient Mental Health Beds
- 20 Substance and Alcohol Abuse Rehabilitation Treatment Beds (via contract)
- 102 Nursing Home Beds