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At Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, our health care teams are deeply experienced and guided by the needs of Veterans, their families, and caregivers. Located 12 miles west of downtown Chicago and at six out patient clinics across the region, Hines VA offers primary, extended and specialty care to Veteran patients in the Chicago area. We are the largest VA in the state of Illinois, where more than a million Veterans reside. The hospital treats more than 44,000 veterans from World War II through the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Edward Hines Junior Hospital

5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL 60141-3030
Main phone: 708-202-8387
Mental health clinic: 708-202-2002
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Hines VA Hospital doctor awarded Patriot Award by U.S. Department of Defense

An Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital doctor received the Department of Defense's Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award on June 27.

Dr. Paul Nemeth displays his Patriot Award from the Department of Defense alongside his nominator, Kristine Nicoletto. Nemeth is chief of Emergency Medicine at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. He received the award for his eight years of supervisor support to Nicoletto, a lieutenant colonel in the Illinois Air National Guard's 182nd Medical Group. The award is given to civilian supervisors for directly supporting Military Reserve and National Guard members. (Photo by Jeff Howerton)
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