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W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC

 

Contact the W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC

W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC 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.

Contacting a Patient

If you come to visit a patient, please see our maps for directions. You may also wish to review our visiting hours and policies page.

If you would like to send a card, gift or flowers to a patient, the mailing address is:

Patient Name (Patient Room Number)
c/o VA Medical Center
1601 Brenner Avenue,
Salisbury, NC 28144

For the location of an inpatient or their phone number, dial the Medical Center at 704-638-9000 (or 1-800-469-8262).

Telephone Care

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.

800-706-9126
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:15pm
Emergency Department 3470 (24 hours/7days a week)

All calls for Scheduling or Primary Care - 1-800-706-9126

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please contact Central Scheduling at (704)-638-9000 (1-800-469-8262) ext 4503, or visit our appointments page, or visit My HealtheVet.

Patient Advocate

If you have a compliment, concern, or other issue which you believe requires resolution, please contact one of our patient advocates. Their contact information is available on our customer service page.

Former Prisoners of War (POW) Advocates

Salisbury VAMC has two Former POW Advocates:

  • Mark Holmes, MBA - Phone: 336-768-3296 ext. 1209, Winston-Salem Clinic
    email: Mark.Holmes@va.gov
  • Richard Turner, LCSW - Phone: 704-638-3844, Bldg 2 - Room 1097, Salisbury VAMC
    email: Richard.Turner2@va.gov

Release of Information

If you need to get information from your medical records, please contact our Release of Information Office.

Transition Assistance for Returning Soldiers - OEF/OIF/OND

Salisbury VAMC provides specialized assistance and a seamless transition for veterans who have served in Operation Enduring Freedom,Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) and their families through the adjustment process of pre-and post-deployment.

  • Debra Volkmer, LCSW - Coordinator, OIF/OEF/OND Program
    Phone: 704-638-9000 ext. 4790

Minority Veterans Program Coordinator

The Minority Veterans Program Coordinator is Belinda Dublin. Her phone number is 704-597-3500 ext. 7983. Our Minority Veterans Program goals are to increase local awareness of minority veteran related issues and promote the use of VA benefits, programs, and services by minority veterans.

Inquiry Routing and Information System

VA has established an inquiry routing and information system, which provides answers to frequently-asked questions. You may also use this system to submit a comment, question, or concern.

News Media

Members of the news media should contact our Public Affairs Officer, Carol Waters at (704) 638-3343, or one of our Public Affairs Specialists, Bart Major or Michael Maddox at (704) 638-9000 ext. 5009

If you are a member of the media and are working on a story, please let us know your deadline and what information you seek. This enables us to coordinate the resources that will be helpful for your story.

If your story requires an on-site interview, please call us in advance to set a meeting time. When you arrive, you will be met by our Public Affairs Officer. We'll provide an escort during your visit, and assist with subject matter experts for interviews and more.