Rheumatology - South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS)
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South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS)

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Welcome to the South Texas VA Rheumatology Clinic

Our mission:

  • To provide comprehensive, timely and state-of-the-art rheumatology care to the Veteran population of the South Texas VA system
  • To provide a quality educational experience in the field of rheumatology to trainees at all levels including fellows, residents and students


  • Inpatient rheumatology consults at the Audie L. Murphy VA
  • Outpatient rheumatology consults and ongoing management at the Audie L. Murphy VA


  • Joint aspirations and injections
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound


  • We provide telemedicine services on a limited basis for circumstances for follow-ups when telemedicine is an adequate substitution for in-person clinic visits. Telemedicine service to outlying and rural areas are through Kerrville and Victoria VA facilities.

Graduate Medical Education:

  • We are proud to be affiliated with the UT Heath Center San Antonio and participate in the education of the next generation of physicians. All of our residents and fellows are supervised closely by the staff physicians during the evaluation and treatment of our Veterans.  

Attention New Patients! If you have never been seen in our clinic or if it has been more than two years since you have been seen in our clinic, you will need a referral from your Primary care Provider (PCP). 

What can you expect from the Rheumatology Clinic? Please watch this introduction.



Contact Info


  • Audie Murphy VA Hospital
    1G Clinic

Contact Number(s)

  • 210-949-9248 Ext. press 2
  • 210-617-5300 Ext. ext. 16085

Hours of Operation

  • Mon. Tue., Thu. and Fri.
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m.