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Charles George VA Medical Center - Asheville, NC



Schedule a VA Appointment

There are many ways for Veterans to make health care appointments.

  • If you don’t have VA health care benefits, you can apply now. Apply for VA health care.
  • If you’re having a medical emergency, please call 911 or call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, then press 1.

Schedule an Appointment

By Phone

Follow the instructions on this page on how to make an appointment by phone at this facility.


VA now offers online appointment scheduling for some appointments. We hope to expand the number of VA facilities and types of appointments in the future.

If you have VA health care benefits, you can schedule your VA primary care appointments online if you:

With your online account, you’ll also be able to:

  • Track the status of requests
  • Send messages about requested appointments
  • Get notifications about appointments
  • Cancel appointments
Schedule a VA appointment online.

Upgrade your Existing Accounts

At VAMC Asheville, we have established a number of procedures to assist you in getting an appointment without a long delay. Our goals are simple —

  • you should be able to see your primary care provider within one to two business days
  • you should have faster access to speciality care

If you have received a reminder stating that you need to make an appointment, please call the Medical Center at 298-7911 Ext. 5835 (or 1-800-932-6408 Ext. 5835).

Changing Your Appointment

For a listing of your current appointments, please call the Medical Center at 298-7911 Ext. 5835 (or 1-800-932-6408 Ext. 5835).

If you cannot keep an existing appointment, please contact us as soon as you are aware you cannot make your appointment. This will allow us to reschedule you sooner as well as schedule one of your fellow veterans for the original appointment date and time. Call 298-7911 Ext. 5835 (or 1-800-932-6408 Ext. 5835).

Who to Call

To make an appointment with a particular clinic or service, call the listed phone number provided below —

ClinicContact Information
Primary Care
Primary Care 1
(828) 296-4422
Primary Care 3
(828) 296-4442
Women's Health Clinic
(828) 296-4422
Specialty Clinics (828) 298-7911 ext. 5207
Pulmonary disorders
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5413
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
Thyroid disorders
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
Anticoagulation therapy
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2541
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
Ear, Nose, and Throat
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2541
Wound and Ostomy care
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5620
General Surgery
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5207
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
(828) 828-7911 ext. 5413
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5207
Plastic Surgery
(555) 298-7911 ext 5207
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2528
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5319
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5207
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5207
Occupational Therapy
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2517
Physical Therapy
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2517
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2517
Spinal Cord Injury
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2517
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2517
Shoe/Preventive Amputation Clinic
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2517
Mental Health Clinics
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2519
Homeless Veterans
(828) 298-7911 ext. 1198
Mental Health Intensive Case Management
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2519


Information to Help You Decide about Where to Receive Your Care

VA has a regularly updated Access to Care website that provides useful information that can help you to decide the best VA location for you to receive your care. Before making an appointment, you can find out the following information for a VA location:

  • Wait times for primary care, mental health, and some of the commonest specialties
  • If same day services are available in primary care and mental health
  • If Telehealth is available in primary care and mental health
  • If it has an emergency room
  • Facility contact information
  • Veteran satisfaction scores
  • Quality information comparing each VA and local area non-VA healthcare facilities

VA is committed to give Veterans the access to care they need, when they need it. When you’re planning your care at VA, you can rely on us to give you the information you need to make informed health care decisions.


828-298-7911 Ext. 5835