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Portland VA Medical Center

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Contact the Portland VA Medical Center

Portland VA Medical Center offers a variety of health services to meet the needs of our nation's Veterans. For additional contact information you may also view our phone directory or A to Z List of Services.

If you have a medical emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room or hospital in your community.

Our administrative hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Emergencies are seen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ONLY at the main Portland VA Campus Emergency Room located at 3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97239

Portland VA Emergency Room phone number is (503)721-7803.

Portland VA Medical Center

  • Portland Area: (503) 220-8262
  • Outside Portland Area: (800) 949-1004
  • Please contact our telephone care line if you need medical advice, have a question about your medication, or need to schedule a non-urgent appointment. Your location determines which number to use.

To schedule or cancel an appointment, please contact us at any of the numbers listed below:

Specialty Care Clinics

Portland area: (503) 220-8262, ext. 50820
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 50820

Primary Care Clinics

Portland area: (503) 220-3494
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 53494

 

Eligibility Hotline

Portland area: (503) 273-5289
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 55289

Media Inquiries

Public Affairs Officer, Dan Herrigstad

Daniel.Herrigstad@va.gov

Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (503) 402-2975 /

or via cell phone at (971) 221-4920 (after hours).

 

Assistant Public Affairs Officer, Kelli Roesch

Monday through Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. (503) 808-1920

After hours, Cell (503) 381-7161

Patient Advocates

Portland

Staff: Katina Collins, Kelly Williams
Location: Bldg 101, Room 123
Portland area: (503) 273-5308
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 55308

Vancouver

Staff: Sylvia Gawthorne
Location: Barnes Rehabilitation Center Bldg. 11, Room D-233, Reception area or Room D-233
Portland area: Phone: (503) 273-5308
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 55308

For more Patient Advocate information, click here.

Former Prisoner of War Advocate

Former Prisoner of War Advocate: (503) 220-8262, ext. 57460
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 57460

Prescription Refill Hotline

Portland area: (503) 273-5201
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 55201

Release of Information Office

Location: Building 101, Room 123
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Portland area: (503) 273-5196

Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 55196

PVAMC OEF/OIF/OND Team

For returning service members or other Veterans transitioning from military health care to the VA health care system

Darla Darville, LCSW, Transition Patient Advocate
Portland area: (503) 220-8262, ext. 57049
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 57049

Victoria Koehler, LCSW OEF/OIF/OND Program Manger
Portland area: (503) 220-8262, ext. 57044
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 57044

Former Prisoner of War Advocate
Portland area: (503) 220-8262, ext. 53062
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 53062

Tricia Strombom, RN BSN, OEF/OIF/OND Polytrauma Nurse Case Manager
Portland area: (503) 220-8262, ext. 53060
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 53060