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Portland VA Medical Center

Our hospital provides primary care and specialty health services, including mental health services, surgical services, medical specialties, rehabilitation care and more. Below, you’ll find our address, hours of operation, parking and transportation information, and the other health services we offer at VA Portland Health Care System.

Location and contact information


3710 Southwest US Veterans Hospital Road
Portland, OR 97239-2964

Phone numbers

Main phone: 503-220-8262
Mental health clinic: 503-273-5187

Clinical hours

  • Mon: 24/7
  • Tue: 24/7
  • Wed: 24/7
  • Thu: 24/7
  • Fri: 24/7
  • Sat: 24/7
  • Sun: 24/7
Aerial photo of Portland VA Medical Center campus

Prepare for your visit

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 COVID-19 Vaccination Information

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine. VA will have a limited amount of this vaccine to start. We’ve worked with the CDC and other federal partners to develop a phased plan. Our goal is to do the most good for the most people during this time.

Get the latest information on how to get your COVID-19 vaccination

Getting Here: Campus Map

Parking: Free within the patient parking garage. Metered parking is available on nearby streets.

Wheelchair Availability: Wheelchairs are available upon arrival for patients who need them to access the building.

Medical Center Shuttle Service

The VA Medical Center Shuttle is a service established between the Portland and Vancouver campuses to facilitate patient transport for patient care needs.

    Pick-up locations:

    • Vancouver: Building 11, Main Entrance
    • Portland: Building 100, Main Hospital Entrance


    Shuttle Schedule:

    Depart Vancouver  |  Depart Portland

    7:20 a.m.                      |       8:15 a.m.                                

    8:50 a.m.                      |       9:30 a.m.

    10:30 a.m.                   |       10:30 a.m.

    11:00 a.m.                   |       11:30 a.m.

    12:00 p.m.                   |       12:30 p.m. 

    1:15 p.m.                      |       2:15 p.m. 

    3:15 p.m.                      |       4:10 p.m. 

    4:10 p.m.                      |       4:45 p.m. 

    5:45 p.m.                      |       6:15 p.m. 



    • All shuttle users must use seat belts as provided. The shuttle driver is responsible for the safety and comfort of all passengers. For this reason, the driver may refuse service to anyone the driver deems to be a threat to the safe operation of the shuttle service. Priority seating is for patients.
    • Patients who require transportation between the Portland and Vancouver campuses for the purpose of receiving medical treatment at one of these facilities may be assigned to use the shuttle to accomplish that transportation. No off-campus stops are authorized. As a courtesy, drivers will pick up passengers who flag them down before the bus exits the campus.

    Additional information:

    • There is no shuttle service on weekends or holidays
    • All shuttles are equipped with wheelchair lifts
    • Patients have priority when using shuttle services
    • If you have any questions, please call the Transportation Office at 503-220-8262 extension: 57335

    Learn more about Chaplain Services.

    Chaplains provide caring, competent and respectful spiritual care to Veterans, and their loved ones, from all faith traditions and spiritual paths.

    Portland Metro Bus Service 

    Tri-Met line 8 Jackson Park/NE 15th provides frequent bus service to VA Portland at the main hospital entrance.

    Other Tri-Met bus lines to VA Portland:

    Plan your trip using the Trimet Trip Planner to schedule your trip. 

    Vancouver Bus Service

    C-TRAN serves Vancouver, WA with express service to Portland. Plan your trip at

    Portland Aerial Tram 

    The Aerial Tram is operated by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Due to the pandemic, access to the tram is currently restricted. Please see the latest tram operation status at

    Beneficiary Travel Program

    The Beneficiary Travel program provides eligible Veterans and other beneficiaries mileage reimbursement, common carrier (plane, train, bus, taxi, light rail, etc.) or when medically indicated, "special mode" (ambulance, wheelchair van) transport for travel to and from VA health care, or VA authorized non-VA health care for which the Veteran is eligible.

    Find out if you qualify for beneficiary travel benefits

    Learn more about the Rehabilitation and Long Term Care Division which is organized in three units.

    • Community Living Center (CLC)
    • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Services (PM&RS)

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