Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center

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6439 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 776-4000

About

The William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) opened in 1932 at its current location. Dorn VAMC has 194 skilled nursing beds, which includes acute medical, surgical, psychiatric, and long-term care. The hospital provides primary, secondary, and some tertiary care. In Fiscal Year 2016, Columbia VA health care system saw 81,577 unique patients, of which 7,977 were female Veterans. There were 1,050,891 outpatient visits and 3,879 total admissions. There was a slight increase in FY 2017 with 82,475 unique patients – 8,425 were female Veterans and there were 1,078,839 outpatient visits with 4,246 admissions.

The Dorn VAMC provides outpatient care through the main facility in Colombia, S.C., and seven Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) located in South Carolina’s Upstate, Midlands and Pee Dee areas. The seven CBOCs are located in Anderson, Florence, Greenville, Rock Hill, Orangeburg, Spartanburg, and Sumter. All clinics with the exception of Rock Hill are VA employee staffed. All clinics have a mental health component available.

Dorn VAMC 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.

Dorn VAMC was accredited by The Joint Commission as recent as 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 October 2016. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Dorn VAMC 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 and its affiliated CBOCs, the PCR Lab offers testing to VISN 7 facilities.

Base Listings

The numbers for Fairchild Air Force Base have low accuracy due to its unique utilization. Entire companies are rotated through on a regular basis, so large portions of the phone directory are subject to change without notice. Please contact the base operator at (509) 247-1212 if you experience any difficulty reaching your desired contact.

Name Level Name Phone
Anesthesiology Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7415
Anesthesiology Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6620
Compliance - Business Integrity - Integrated Ethics Office Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 4340
Education Service (Staff and Affiliates) Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 695-6834
Education Service (Staff and Affiliates) Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 695-7934
Education Service (Veteran Patients) Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7058
Education Service (Veteran Patients) Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 5372
Engineering Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7556
Environmental Management Service Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6808
Eye Clinic Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000
Finance Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 695-6861
Finance Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 695-6863
Flu Vaccinations Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6818
Flu Vaccinations Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6823
Formulary Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000
Human Resources Management Service Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 4520
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender-Program Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000
Mental Health Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7183
Mental Health Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7184
Non VA Coordinated Care Program NVCC Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 695-6846
Nursing Service Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6661
Orthopaedic Services Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7086
Orthopaedic Services Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7001
Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6692
Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7028
Patient and Community Care Services Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 4415
Patient and Community Care Services Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 5190
Pharmacy Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-9189
Pharmacy Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 293-8262
Physical Therapy Team Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6201
Physical Therapy Team Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6203
Plastic Clinic Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7002
Plastic Clinic Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7092
Podiatry Clinic Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6004
Police Service Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 695-6804
Police Service Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6804
Pre-Bed Assessment Clinic Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6620
Prosthetics Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6328
Public Affairs Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6519
Public Affairs Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 465-3166
Quality Management Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 4506
Research and Development Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6825
Social Work Service Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6267
Surgical Care Service Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6816
Surgical Care Service Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7167
Telehealth Services Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6266
Telehealth Services Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 351-8725
Transition and Care Management Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7303
Urology Clinic Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 7543
Urology Clinic Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC (803) 776-4000 ext: 6543