Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC

 

Contact the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC

Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC 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.

Our administrative hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Emergencies are seen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Contacting a Patient

If you come to visit a patient, please see our maps for directions.  Free Valet parking is available at the front entrance of the medical center.  Click here to view our current parking lot map. Call (803) 695-6780 if you need to ride the shuttle bus to or from your car.

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 Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center
6439 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC   29209

For the location of an inpatient or their phone number, dial the Medical Center at (803) 776-4000.

Telephone Care

Please contact our Telephone Advice Program (TAP) if you need medical advice, have a question about your medication, or need to schedule a non-urgent appointment. Your location determines which number to use.

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Outside Columbia, but within the state of South Carolina only:  call Toll Free:  1 (888) 651-2683
  • In Columbia call:  (803) 647-5829
  • If you live outside Columbia:  call 1 (800) 293-8262
  • Available 24 per day, 365 days per year. 
  • Staff will answer you questions about appointments and services.

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please contact us at any of the numbers listed on our appointments page, or visit My HealtheVet.

Patient Representative

If you have a compliment, complaint, or other issue which you believe requires resolution, please contact one of our patient representatives. Their contact information is provided below:

Contact (803) 776-4000
(1-800-293-8262)
Bernadette Allen, Ext. 6342, Room Number 1C103A
Kathryn C. Dixon, Ext. 6879, Room Number 1C103
Michelle Hayes, Ext. 6612, Room Number 1C103C
Margaret Lockett, Ext. 7030, Room Number 1C103B
Nate Gantt, Ext. 7679
Mia Gentry, Ext. 7693

Evetta Gregg, Ext. 7696, Room Number 1C102
Chief, Stakeholder Relations

 

Compensation and Pension

To speak with someone in compensation and pension, call the Medical Center at (803) 776-4000, Extension 6183.

Release of Information

If you need to get information from your medical records, please contact our at (803) 776-4000, Extension 7734.

News Media

Members of the news media should contact our Public Affairs Officer at Kevin McIver at (803) 776-4000, Ext. 6519.

Former Prisoners of War (FPOW)

Our Former Prisoners of War Advocate can provide special assistance to former POWs. Contact Amy Phelps, LMSW at (803) 776-4000, Ext. 7968.

Webmaster

To report problems with this website, please contact the Webmaster.  You may also contact that office at (803) 776-4000, Extension 4311.