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Read about what's happening in our Lexington VA Health Care System community.

How the VA in Lexington saved Freddie Maggard's life

Freddie Maggard did not know he was suffering from TBI (traumatic brain injury) until he walked into the VA in Lexington with a bottle of ibuprofen and a rosary.

VA Shark Tank Winner - Lexington VA Surgery Department's SHRIMPS Initiative

On November 1, 2023, Dr. Andrew Harris, Chief of Surgery at Lexington VA Health Care System, presented his team’s innovation at VA’s National Shark Tank Competition in Washington, DC.

Dr. Harris from Lexington VA Health Care System, presenting Shark Tank project.

Certified Amputee Peer Visitor Training

On June 9, 2023 a group of five Veteran Volunteers were trained by Amputee Rehabilitation Coordinator, Matt Fields, to become dually Certified Amputee Peer Visitor (CPVs).

Certified Peer Visitor Training

National Veterans Creative Arts Competition 2022

It is that time of year again! We are looking for Veterans that would like to participate in the 2022 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition.

NVCA 2022

The Daisy Award

The DAISY award for Extraordinary Nurses was created by Bonnie and Mark Barnes. They wanted to give patients families and co-workers an easy way to express their gratitude for nurses who provide extraordinary compassionate care. Just as nurses did for their son, before he passed away.

DAISY award