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Appointments

Schedule a VA Appointment

There are many ways for Veterans to make health care appointments.

  • If you don’t have VA health care benefits, you can apply now. Apply for VA health care.
  • If you’re having a medical emergency, please call 911 or call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, then press 1.

Schedule an Appointment

By Phone

Follow the instructions on this page on how to make an appointment by phone at this facility.

Online

VA now offers online appointment scheduling for some appointments. We hope to expand the number of VA facilities and types of appointments in the future.

If you have VA health care benefits, you can schedule your VA primary care appointments online if you:

With your online account, you’ll also be able to:

  • Track the status of requests
  • Send messages about requested appointments
  • Get notifications about appointments
  • Cancel appointments
Schedule a VA appointment online.

Upgrade your Existing Accounts

Recall Appointments

If you have received a postcard stating that you need to make an appointment, please call the Medical Center at COPAC 1-877-537-7348

Change or Cancel Your Appointment

For a listing of your current appointments, please visit MyHealtheVet, or call COPAC at 1-877-537-7348 

If you need to cancel an existing appointment, please contact us as soon as you are aware you cannot make your appointment. This will allow us to reschedule you sooner as well as schedule one of your fellow Veterans for the original appointment date and time. Call COPAC at 1-877-537-7348 or use MyHealtheVet to reschedule.

Open Access Scheduling

Open Access Scheduling is a patient-friendly system that will allow you to schedule an appointment with your provider in a timely manner. Learn more about Open Access Scheduling

Make an Appointment

To make an appointment with a particular clinic or service, call the listed phone number provided below:

EYE CLINIC  617-5300 ext 14070
DERMATOLOGY CLINIC  617-5300 ext 14072
RHEUMATOLOGY CLINIC  617-5300 ext 17936
NEUROLOGY CLINIC 617-5300 ext 16285

HEMATOLOGY CLINIC 617-5300 ext 16293
RENAL CLINIC 617-5300 ext 16292
MEDICAL ONCLOLOGY CLINIC 617-5300 ext 13933/15186
SLEEP DISORDER CENTER 617-5300 ext 16919

ENDOCRINE CLINIC 617-5300 ext 16221
CARDIOLOGY/ARRHYTHMIA CLINIC 617-5300 ext 14667/16598
CARDIOLOGY/ECG 617-5300 ext 15937
INTERNAL MEDICINE GOLD TEAM 617-5300 ext 14161
INTERNAL MEDICINE GREEN TEAM 617-5300 ext 14930
INTERNAL MEDICINE BLUE TEAM 617-5300 ext 14932
AUDIOLOGY 617-5300 ext 15209/17426
ENT 617-5300 ext 14923
PSYCHOLOGY 617-5300 ext 15121
PODIATRY 671-5300 ext 14072
INFECTIOUS DISEASE IMMUNOSUPPRESSION CLINIC 617-5300 ext 17225
SURGERY CLINIC 949-3136
UROLOGY CLINIC 949-3136
GEM 617-5300 ext 15183
SCIC 617-5300 ext 16414
ORTHOPEDICS 949-3708
PROSTHETICS 617-5300 ext 17445
CPAP / BIPAP 617-5300 ext 14724/14794/10784
HOME OXYGEN THERAPY 617-5300 ext 14877/17106
PULMONARY FUNCTION TEST 617-5300 ext 14727
VICTORIA OUTPATIENT CLINIC 361-582-7700 press 1

Information to Help You Decide about Where to Receive Your Care

VA has a regularly updated Access to Care website that provides useful information that can help you to decide the best VA location for you to receive your care. Before making an appointment, you can find out the following information for a VA location:

  • Wait times for primary care, mental health, and some of the commonest specialties
  • If same day services are available in primary care and mental health
  • If Telehealth is available in primary care and mental health
  • If it has an emergency room
  • Facility contact information
  • Veteran satisfaction scores
  • Quality information comparing each VA and local area non-VA healthcare facilities

VA is committed to give Veterans the access to care they need, when they need it. When you’re planning your care at VA, you can rely on us to give you the information you need to make informed health care decisions.