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Charles George VA Medical Center - Asheville, NC

 

Appointments

Local Patient Access Data

Regularly updated patient access data is available for all VA Medical Centers and Community-Based Outpatient Clinics including average wait times, number of patients waiting for a scheduled appointment and number of patients that cannot be scheduled for an appointment in 90 days or less. To view this data, go to http://www.va.gov/health/access-audit.asp.

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 —

Clinic Contact Information
Primary Care
Primary Care 1
(828) 296-4422
Primary Care 3
(828) 296-4442
Women's Health Clinic
(828) 296-4422
Specialty Clinics  
Pulmonary disorders
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5892
Gastroenterology
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
Thyroid disorders
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
Warfarin Clinic - anticoagulation therapy
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
Audiology
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2541
Cardiothoracic
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5207
Dermatology
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5905
Ear, Nose, and Throat
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5427
Wound and Ostomy care
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
Eye
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5620
General Surgery
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5207
Neurology
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5356
Cardiology
(828) 828-7911 ext. 5413
Orthopedics
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5207
Plastic Surgery
(555) 298-7911 ext 5207
Diabetes
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5905
Hematology/Oncology
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5480
Imaging
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5319
Urology
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5376
Vascular
(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
Kinesiotherapy
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2517
Shoe/Preventive Amputation Clinic
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5977
Mental Health Clinics
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2519
Homeless Veterans
(828) 298-7911 ext. 5506
Mental Health Intensive Case Management
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2519
Substance Abuse Rehabilitation
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2519
Psychology
(828) 298-7911 ext. 2519

 

Self-Schedule Appointments

VA's Veteran Appointment Request app is available at select locations. The app makes it possible for Veterans to self-schedule primary care appointments and request assistance in booking both primary care and mental health appointments at the VA facilities where they receive care. In addition to scheduling appointments, Veterans can use the Veteran Appointment Request app to track appointment details and the status of requests, send messages about requested appointments, receive notifications and cancel appointments. Read more about the Veteran Appointment Request app.

Contact

Appointments
828-298-7911 Ext. 5835