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