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VA Portland Health Care System

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Contact the VA Portland Health Care System

VA Portland Health Care System 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.

In a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room or hospital in your community.

Administrative hours of operation:   Monday - Friday, 8 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: (503) 721-7803

 

VA Portland Health Care System-Portland Division

  • Administrative hours of operation: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 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

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

Veteran Experience Officer - Lewis N. Doyle ext. 52126

Portland

Staff: Katina Collins, Kelly Williams
Deanna Schaeffer - phone facilitator

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, 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

Lonnamae Ladke -

Former Prisoner of War Advocate: (503) 220-8262, ext. 58051
Outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 58051

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

OEF/OIF/OND Team

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

 OEF/OIF/OND PROGRAM MAIN LINE - DIRECT DIAL (503) 273-5075

 CAREGIVER SUPPORT LINE (503) 273-5210

Portland area: (503) 220-8262, outside Portland area: (800) 949-1004

Darla Darville, LCSW, Transition Patient Advocate, ext. 57049

Victoria Koehler, LCSW OEF/OIF/OND Program Manager, ext. 57044

Lonnamae Ladke - Former Prisoner of War Advocate, ext. 58051

Jenylyn Merrill, LCSW OEF/OIF/OND Acting Program Manager, ext. 52394