VA St. Louis Health Care System - John Cochran Division
The St. Louis VAMC is a full-service health care facility providing inpatient and ambulatory care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, neurology, and rehabilitation, as well as over 65 subspecialty areas. It is a two-division facility that serves veterans and their families in east central Missouri and southwestern Illinois.
The John Cochran Division, named after the late Missouri congressman, is located in midtown St. Louis in close proximity to its affiliated medical schools - St. Louis University and Washington University. It has all of the medical center's operative surgical capabilities, the ambulatory care unit, and a six-story Clinical Addition that includes surgical facilities, intensive care units, outpatient psychiatry clinics, and expanded laboratory.
The Jefferson Barracks Division is a multi-building complex overlooking the Mississippi River in south St. Louis County. It provides psychiatric treatment, regional spinal cord injury treatment, a nursing home care unit, geriatric health care, rehabilitation services, and a rehabilitation domiciliary program for homeless veterans.
The St. Louis VA Medical Center is associated with Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Belleville, IL; O'Fallon, MO (St. Charles County); and St. Louis, MO (North St. Louis County); and Washington, MO.
St. Louis University School of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine
Missouri Veterans Home
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Southern Illinois University School of Dentistry
University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Optometry
Total Facility: 355
Type of Facility
Clinic of Jurisdiction for State of Missouri
Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program
Home Based Primary Care
Inpatient and Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Major Psychiatric Disorders Program
Mental Hygiene Clinic
Nuclear Medicine Network
Nursing Home Care Unit
Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Prosthetic Treatment Center
Senior Veterans (Geropsychiatry)
Spinal Cord Injury Program
Visual Impairment Service Team (VIST) & Low Vision Program
National & Regional Centers Located at St. Louis VAMC
Academic Information Management Center (AIMC)
Center of Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health (CEOSH)
Employee Education System - St. Louis Center (EES)
National Veterans Canteen Service and Finance Center