G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center
The G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, Jackson, MS, with 163 operating beds, provides primary, secondary and tertiary medical, surgical, neurological, and psychiatric inpatient care. Its primary service area is home to more than 125,000 veterans with about 45,000 unique patients and more than 300,000 patient visits. Services include radiation therapy, magnetic resonance imaging, hemodialysis, cardiac catheterization, 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. A 120-bed nursing home care unit, five contractor operated Community-Based Outpatient Clinics, community contract nursing homes, four 150-bed state veterans nursing homes, and a variety of outpatient programs are utilized to support the needs of aging veterans. The G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VAMC is the Clinic of Jurisdiction for the State of Mississippi and provides administrative support to the Office of the VISN 16 Network Director; the Veterans Outreach Center; the VBA Regional Office; and the National Cemetery in Natchez
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