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Charles George VA Medical Center - Asheville, NC

 

Local Features

mikeGrowing Veteran X
Peer Support Specialist Michael Dumaine recently took his love of the Veteran X program to the next level by getting nationally certified to train others to grow the program anywhere...
Oncology Ribbon CuttingOncology Center Opening
Asheville VAMC recently opened a new Oncology and Infusion Center for Veterans that will increase quality and convenience for Veterans receiving treatment at the medical center
PharmDCGVAMC Research Published
A huge amount of medical research is conducted at the VA and is used by doctors around the world. One study performed by Asheville VA employees was recently published in a national journal...
BolnoWWII Veteran fulfills Bucket List Wish
Find out how World War II Veteran Charls Bolno completed his "bucket list" wish of volunteering more than 5000 hours in four years at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville...
Lima and BeckTinnitus Management Program
Tinnitus is a constant ringing in the ears that effects millions of Veterans. Tinnitus can affect sleep and mood among other things. The Charles George VA offers a Tinnitus management Program that can help.
nursesShining Light 2016
Two nurses from the Charles George VA Medical Center recently earned recognition for their outstanding service to Veterans. These life saving nurses demonstrated why CGVAMC is an excellent place to receive healthcare.
MRINew MRI
The Charles George VA Medical Center is adding another MRI scanner that will come on line in mid-September increasing access for Veterans needing imaging in Western North Carolina.
disc golfDisc Golf
When combat Veteran and Asheville VA employee Jamie Miller discovered disc golf, she knew immediately that the program could benefit other Veterans. Learn how the game is helping Veterans at the Asheville VA...
LGBT Healthcare equalityHealthcare Equality
CGVAMC has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. The medical center met several criteria in order to garner the recognition.
docHeroic Efforts
An Asheville doctor on his way to a funeral was thrust into the national spotlight recently when he became more than a witness to what may have been an extreme case of distracted driving.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Staff at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center participate in a PINK OUT every Monday in October to promote breast cancer awareness.Breast Cancer Awareness Information for Veterans
The Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center's Women's Clinic has acquired a new state of the art 3D imaging mammography unit which allows superior imaging leading to earlier detection.
Veteran Brandon Thompson at the Aspire Center in San DiegoASPIRE Center Helps Veterans Get Their Life Back
Here's one Veteran's story about finding a “good place to be” thanks to VA's Aspire Center in San Diego, a 40-bed facility aimed at promoting recovery in Veterans returning from combat.
Wendy Schuster, LPN, with Veteran Stacy Coleman getting ready for an appointmentVA Provides Comprehensive Care for Women Veterans
The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center and clinics in Michigan and Wisconsin cared for over 1,100 women Veterans in 2016, providing a full continuum of care for women Veterans.
Palm Trees and cloudy skyMy HealtheVet: Vital Resource During Emergency
During an emergency, Veterans enrolled in My HealtheVet can access their medication refills, health records and other valuable tools when medical centers and other facilities are inaccessible.
Runner on the beachWith VA Adaptive Sports, life has become a joy
It's more than therapy. The Veterans Summer Sports Clinic offers many exciting recreational opportunities for Veterans accepting the challenge to strengthen their bodies and improve their self-worth.
HealtheVet New Home pageMy HealtheVet has a New Look - Check it Out!
The next generation of My HealtheVet is here, and we think you will like what you see! The new site was recently redesigned with new colors and a cleaner look. Check it out today!
Veteran and volunteer in golf kartNational Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament
The National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament, being held this week in Iowa City, Iowa, gives disabled Veterans an opportunity to learn new skills and strengthen their self-esteem.
Veteran Daniel Glanz shows off the new prosthetic hand, an iLimb QuantumVeteran Receives High-tech Prosthetic Hand
Afghanistan Veteran Daniel Glanz has a brand new prosthetic hand, an iLimb Quantum, with functions that are programmable with a smartphone app and can change functions with a simple gesture.
Veteran Alexandrea Gries and her service dog ShermanVeteran talks about suicide to help other Veterans
Combat Veteran Alexandrea Gries shares her experiences with Veterans to help them overcome their obstacles and issues. “VA is probably the single biggest reason why I'm still alive.”
Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts for PA Veterans
At the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the new cardiac catheterization suite offers state-of-the-art care for area Veterans close to home. Less travel and loved ones by their side.

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