Appointments - Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA
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Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA



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

***ATTENTION: As CVHCS continues to increase the number of face-to-face visits at our facilities, we also look at ways to ensure the safety of patients and employees remains a top priority. To provide adequate social distancing within our clinics and waiting areas, we ask all patients arrive no earlier than 20 minutes before their appointment. Patients who arrive earlier than 20 minutes before their scheduled appointment may be asked to wait before entering the premises.

For appointments, dial 804-675-5000 and ask for your clinic's extension

At Richmond VAMC, there are a number of procedures to assist
you in getting an appointment.

Received a Letter?

If you have received a letter stating that you need to make an appointment,
please call the Medical Center utilizing the number in the letter or at 804-675-5542.

Want to know a list of your current Appointments?

For an automated listing of your current appointments, please call the Medical Center at 804 -675-5010 or (1 -800-784-8381)

Cancelling/Rescheduling Your Appointment?

If you need to cancel an existing appointment, please contact us as soon possible. 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 the clinic where your appointment is scheduled or 804-675-5542 or our automated system at 1-800-784-8381 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Emergency Care

For information about VA's MISSION Act Urgent Care, please click HERE.

If a Veteran arrives at an urgent care network location and has any difficulty receiving care, they can call 866 620 2071 to receive assistance.

If you have a Medical Emergency please call 911.
Hunter Holmes McGuire’s Emergency Department 804-675-5529

In need of an Appointment?

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

Clinic Contact Information Business Hours  
    Monday- Friday

Richmond Primary Care 804-675-5542
Cardiology 804-675-5419
Gastroenterology 804-675-5021
Hematology/Oncology 804-675-5379
Hypertension 804-675-5602
Pulmonary Disorders 804-675-5605
Seizure Monitoring 804-675-5580
Endocrinology 804-675-5424

Warfarin Clinic - Anticoagulation Therapy

Women's Clinic 804-675-5382
Audiology 804-675-5254
Cardiothoracic 804-675-5403
Hepatology 804-675-5802
Dermatology 804-675-5699
Ear, Nose & Throat 804-675-5752
Eye 804-675-5541
General Surgery 804-675-5752
Neurology 804-675-5127

Parkinson's Disease Clinic

Neurosurgery 804-675-5752
Orthopedics 804-675-5407
Plastic Surgery 804-675-5752
Podiatry 804-675-6414
Radiation/Oncology 804-675-5105
Urology 804-675-5752
Vasular 804-675-5752
Geriatric Health Care Center 804-675-5553
Infectious Diseases 804-675-5018
Rheumatology 804-675-5470
Renal/Nephrology 804-675-5596

Extended Care and Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation Medicine 804-675-5330
Spinal Cord Injury 804-675-5128
Preventive Amputation Clinic 804-675-5752
Mental Health Clinics 804-675-5411  (all hours)

Radiology Clinics

Computed Topography (CAT Scan) & GI 804-675-5237
MRI & Angiography (Interventional) 804-675-5230
Nuclear Medicine & Mammography 804-675-5510
Ultrasound 804-675-5883

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.