Privacy Office - VA Portland Health Care System
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Privacy Office

The Privacy Officers oversee all privacy efforts within VAPORHCS and ensure all privacy laws are applied consistently throughout the facility and clinics. Contact the Privacy Officers should you have privacy concerns, questions about the Veterans Health Information Exchange (VHIE), or to request an amendment to VHA records.

Privacy Officers - Phillip Cauthers and Brooke Smith

Privacy Officers can be reached:
• In person - Go to the Release of Information Office (Bldg. 101, Room 123) and let staff know you would like to meet with a Privacy Officer.
• Phone - (503) 220-8262, ext.  56480, 59602
• Mail - 3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Road, P4-PRIV, Portland, OR 97239
• Fax - (503) 721-7920 


Freedom of Information (FOIA) Requests – FOIA Officer, Brian Roth

A FOIA request is for non-medical records. The request must be in writing. Contact the FOIA Officer to coordinate the request before submission.
• Phone - (503) 220-8262, ext. 51023
• Email -
• Mail - 3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Road, P4-PRIV, Portland, OR 97239
• Fax - (503) 721-7920

Click HERE for a one-page information sheet on FOIA requests.

Click here for the VA Portland FOIA web page.

Page updated: 1/4/21

Contact Info


  • Portland VA Medical Center
    Bldg. 101, Room 123

Contact Number(s)

  • 503-220-8262 Ext. 56480

Hours of Operation

  • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Release of Information Office
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m. by phone