About the Columbia VA Health Care System - Columbia VA Health Care System
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Columbia VA Health Care System


About the Columbia VA Health Care System

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Welcome. Thank you for visiting the Columbia VA Health Care System Website. This site is a part of our commitment to make your experience with our medical center as personal and as individual as we can.

Please consider this site as an extension of our relationship with you as a member of our community, a Veteran, a patient, or family member of one of our patients. The content has been organized so you can easily find the information you need, and we have made it easy to reach us should you need more assistance.

If you are a Veteran, please take a few minutes to set up your own profile in My HealtheVet. At My HealtheVet, you can read more about what interests you, as well as manage your prescriptions, appointments, and other medical information.

The Columbia VA opened in 1932 at its current location and now includes of seven community-based outpatient clinics located throughout South Carolina in the Upstate, Midlands and Pee Dee areas; serving 36 of 45 counties on South Carolina. The seven CBOCs are located in Anderson, Florence, Greenville, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, Spartanburg and Sumter. All clinics with the exception of Rock Hill are VA staffed. 

The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center is a level 1C teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, education, and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, cardiology, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care.

All surveys and accreditation visits have been positive, including accreditation by The Joint Commission in January 2016. The facility is accredited by the American College of Surgeons and the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities in the Health Care for Homeless Veteran Program, the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Care, Outpatient Interdisciplinary Pain Program, and the Mental Health Intensive Case Management program. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists. The most recent CAP review was conducted in July 2016. A Long-Term Care Institute Unannounced survey was conducted in the Community Living Center September 2017. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Dorn VA has a Molecular Pathology Section that uses polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology to perform the following assays: HIV Viral Load, HCV Ultraquant, HCV Genotype, CT/NG and HPV. In addition to Dorn VA and its affiliated CBOCs, the PCR Lab offers testing to VISN 7 facilities.

Community Based Outpatient Clinics

  • Anderson, SC
  • Florence, SC
  • Greenville, SC
  • Orangeburg, SC
  • Rock Hill, SC
  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Sumter, SC


Our Mission: The Mission of the Columbia VA Health Care System is Veteran-Focused, Performance-Driven Health Care.

Our Vision: The Columbia VA Health Care System will be recognized as a leading medical center in South Carolina and one of the best in the Nation. We will be at the forefront in areas of efficiency, innovation, quality, patient centered care and employee satisfaction.



Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.

Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA’s mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.

Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.

Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.

Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.