This medical center provides primary, second and tertiary medical, neurological and mental health inpatient care. Services include hemodialysis, sleep studies, substance abuse treatment, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), hematology/oncology, and rehabilitation programs. Both primary and specialized outpatient services are available, including such specialized programs as: ambulatory surgery, spinal cord injury, neurology, infectious disease, substance abuse, PTSD, readjustment counseling, and mental health diagnostic and treatment programs. Comprehensive health care is available for female veteran patients. An 86-bed Community Living Center (including a palliative care unit), community nursing homes, three 150-bed state veterans nursing homes, VA community clinics, and a variety of outpatient programs are utilized to support the needs of aging veterans.
This medical center is the Clinic of Jurisdiction for the State of Mississippi and provides administrative support to the South Central VA Healthcare Network (VISN 16), the Veterans Outreach Center, the Veterans Benefits Administration Regional Office, and the National Cemetery in Natchez.
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) accredits the G.V. (Sonny) Medical Center. Joint Commission’s mission is to improve the quality of care provided to the public through the provision of healthcare accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in healthcare organizations. We've been awarded accreditation with commendation, because we strive to provide the very best possible care, and we've proven it by meeting Joint Commission's standards for high quality health care.
This medical center strives to provide the best care possible in the most courteous and efficient manner to our patients. Our goal is to be responsive and sensitive to the needs of our patients and resolve any concern in a positive and timely manner.