Columbia VA Health Care System
Contact the Columbia VA Health Care System
Columbia VA Health Care System 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. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) services, Dial 711.
Our administrative hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 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. There is a shuttle services available. Click here to view our current parking lot and shuttle stop map.
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 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Outside Columbia, but within the state of South Carolina only: call Toll Free: (888) 651-2683
- In Columbia call: (803) 647-5829
- If you live outside Columbia: call (800) 293-8262
- Available 24 per day, 365 days per year.
Staff will answer your questions about appointments and services.
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 ext. 6937 (1-800-293-8262)
- Lisa Boxton
- Maurice "Reesie" Gillard
- Michelle Hayes
- Maggie Lockett
- Candler Rhodes
- Lisa Young
- Nate Gantt
- Evetta Gregg
Compensation and Pension
To speak with someone in compensation and pension, call the Medical Center at (803) 776-4000, Extension 4364.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act
If you need to submit a Freedom of Information Act request, please call (803) 776-4000 Extension 7692.
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 Office at (803) 776-4000, Extension 6519/6998, or email Columbia VA Public Affairs.
To report problems with this website, please contact the Webmaster. You may also contact that office at (803) 776-4000, Extension 6519/6998.