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Illinois VA Medical Centers

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

820 S. Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL  60612
(312) 569-8387

Description: The Jesse Brown VA Medical Center consists of a 188-bed acute care facility and four community based outpatient clinics.  Jesse Brown VAMC provides care to approximately 62,000 veterans who reside in the City of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois and in six counties in northwestern Indiana.

VA Illiana Health Care System

1900 E. Main St.
Danville, IL  61832
(217) 554-3000

Description: VA Illiana Health Care System (VAIHCS) provides primary, secondary,  medical and surgical care, acute psychiatric care, extended long-term care and skilled nursing home care including Rehabilitation, Alzheimers and Palliative Care to veterans primarily residing in central Illinois and west central Indiana. VAIHCS offers a full cadre of ambulatory care including mental health and substance abuse services. There are 401 authorized beds including 223 nursing home beds in the facility. VAIHCS is also responsible for the healthcare services offered at Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Peoria, Decatur, and Springfield,  Illinois, and West Lafayette, Indiana. The population of veterans in the service area is approximately 150,000.

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

5000 S. Fifth Ave.
Hines, IL  60141
(708) 202-8387

Description: Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital is located 12 miles west of downtown Chicago on a 147-acre campus. Hines is one of the 7 medical centers within VISN 12. Hines offers primary, extended and specialty care and serves as a tertiary care referral center for VISN 12. Specialized clinical programs include Blind Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury, Neurosurgery, Radiation Therapy and Cardiovascular Surgery.  The hospital also serves as the VISN 12 southern tier hub for pathology, radiology, radiation therapy, human resource management and fiscal services.  Hines currently operates 483 beds and six community based outpatient clinics in Manteno, Elgin, Oak Lawn, Aurora, LaSalle, and Joliet. Over 557,000 patient visits occurred in fiscal year 2007, providing care to 54,830 veterans, primarily from Cook, DuPage and Will counties.

Marion VA Medical Center

2401 West Main St.
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-5311

Description: The Marion VA Health Care System proudly serves veterans in Southern Illinois, Southwestern Indiana, and Northwest Kentucky in its main medical center in Marion, Illinois, one outpatient clinic, and four community-based outpatient clinics.

North Chicago VA Medical Center

3001 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, Illinois 60064
(800) 393-0865


Description: The North Chicago Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been providing health care to veterans for over 80 years.

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