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At the VA Lebanon Healthcare System, we’re dedicated to improving the lives of you and your family every day.

About the VA Lebanon Healthcare System

The Lebanon Healthcare System provides you with world-class health care and trains America’s future health care providers.

Health care and services

We provide you with health care services at 6 locations: 1 medical center (hospital) and 5 community-based outpatient clinics. We also have 2 community living centers (nursing homes). To learn more about the services each Lebanon health care location offers, visit the Lebanon health care page.  

The Lebanon Healthcare System is one of the leading VA health care systems in Pennsylvania. We’re a top-ranked and innovative care center within the Veterans Integrated Service Network 4 (VISN 4). VISN 4 includes medical centers in Altoona, Butler, Coatesville, Erie, Lebanon, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Wilkes-Barre in Pennsylvania; Wilmington in Delaware; and 44 VA outpatient clinics in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Ohio.

Learn more about VISN 4

Teaching and learning

The VA Lebanon Medical Center is one of the leading teaching hospitals in the area. We have partnerships with the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, based at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and other local educational institutions.

Each year, about 350 interns, residents, and fellows train at our facility. We have residency programs in cardiology, dentistry, internal medicine, hematology/oncology (blood disease and cancer care), ophthalmology (vision care), pharmacy, podiatry, and psychiatry.

Fast facts

  • In 2023, we served 47,729 Veterans in our 9-county service area, including 8,951 Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and 4,071 women Veterans.
  • In 2023, we had 2,234 full-time employees, including 758 nursing staff, 222 primary-care providers and specialists, 106 social workers, and 38 psychologists.
  • 22% of our employees are Veterans. 
  • Our annual operating budget is about $461 million.
  • We have 188 operating beds: 49 hospital beds, 76 community living center (nursing home) beds, and 63 beds in our psychosocial residential rehabilitation treatment program.
  • In 2023, we had 546,628 outpatient visits and 2,773 hospital admissions. Our doctors performed 2,382 surgeries.


The Lebanon Healthcare System achieved accreditation or recognition from organizations like: 

  • National VA Best Patient Experience Award - 2020, 2021 and 2022
  • The Joint Commission for Hospitals, Home Care and Behavioral Health Programs
  • Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation
  • American Association of Blood Banks
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists
  • Blinded Veterans Association
  • College of American Pathology
  • Long Term Care Institute
  • Office of Security and Law Enforcement – Vulnerability Assessment Survey
  • National Health Physics Program
  • American Society of Hospital Pharmacists
  • Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
  • American Psychological Association’s Commission on Accreditation
  • Association of Clinical Pastoral Education
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Council on Podiatric Medical Education
  • Numerous other affiliations with accredited higher education institutions for students from multiple disciplines

Annual reports and newsletters

Annual reports


VA Healthcare-VISN 4


Get the latest news from VISN 4 in our Vision for Excellence newsletter and learn how we are improving access to care and earning Veterans' trust.

Annual Report

Read the latest VISN 4 annual report for news about the many accomplishments across our network and what we have been doing to provide excellent care for Veterans.