Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

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About the Nashville VA Medical Center
The Nashville VA Medical Center is one of two main campuses in the
VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS), comprised of the Nashville and Alvin C. York Medical Centers and nine outpatient clinics. The Nashville campus offers primary, secondary and tertiary care to veterans living in middle Tennessee and Kentucky. TVHS is affiliated with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Meharry Medical College, with active residency programs in all major medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties. In addition, the Nashville campus supports a vigorous research program of over $26 million annually. The Nashville campus serves as a VHA resource for solid organ and bone marrow transplants.

Our Affiliations

  • Abbott Northwestern
  • American Baptist College
  • Auburn University
  • Austin Peay State University
  • Aquinas Junior College
  • Belmont University
  • Columbia State Community College
  • Florida State University
  • Georgia State University
  • Hopkinsville Community College
  • Mercer University
  • Meharry Medical College
  • Memphis State University
  • Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Nashville State Technical Institute
  • Samford University
  • Tennessee State University
  • Trevecca College
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • University of Tennessee at Nashville
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Volunteer State Community College
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Authorized Beds

  • 238 Authorized Beds

Type of Facility

  • General Medical and Surgical

Special Programs

  • Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
  • Audiology/Speech Pathology
  • Angioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Brain Stem and Auditory Evoked Response Testing
  • CT Scanning/MRI
  • Dental
  • Dermatology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Neurology
  • Post Traumatic Stress
  • Neuropsychiatric Testing
  • Homeless Services and Outreach
  • Flow Cytometry
  • Laser Surgery
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Screening
  • Diabetic Education
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pain Clinic
  • Photopheresis
  • Cardiac Catherization
  • Dialysis
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Major Orthopedic Surgery
  • Organ Transplantation
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
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Need More Information?
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