Alexandria Veterans Administration Health Center in Pineville, Louisiana

The Alexandria Veterans Administration Health Center (VAMC), a large facility with a number of buildings and beautiful grounds. We salute the doctors, nurses and other staff who have provided valuable care and support at this facility over many decades.

Flags at the VAMC in Pineville LA
Flags at the VAMC in Pineville LA (Photo courtesy of VAMC)

 

Location of the VA Health Center and Hospital in Pineville

The health center, located in Pineville on the Shreveport Highway, US71, remains a vital facility in treating our veterans.

It also operates community based services at Fort Polk, Jennings, Natchitoches, and Lafayette.

Services

The VAMC Alexandria is categorized as a primary and secondary care facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of primary care services with state-of-the-art technology and education.

Alexandria Veterans Administration Health Center in Pineville, Louisiana
Alexandria Veterans Administration Health Center in Pineville, Louisiana

Comprehensive acute and extended health care is provided on a primary and secondary basis in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. The Medical Center serves a potential veteran population of over 100,000 veterans and an active patient roster of over 37,000.

Ambulatory Care services are provided in-house and through community-based clinics in Jennings and Lafayette, Louisiana. Surgical (in-patient and ambulatory) and medical services are provided through two wards, 5 operating rooms, a Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, and ICU. Tertiary care services are provided through referrals primarily to VAMC's Shreveport, Jackson, and Houston.


The extended care program includes two Nursing Home Care Units, including an 18 bed Alzheimer's Unit with enclosed walking yard. Alexandria is one of three Specialty Referral Facilities in the VISN for acute and intermediate psychiatric care. VAMC Alexandria receives long-term psychiatry referrals from network facilities and VA facilities in bordering states.

Address and Phone Number for the VA Hospital in Pineville

The official address of the hospital is 2495 Shreveport Highway, Pineville, LA 71360. Phone 318.466.4000 or 800.375.8387 for additional information.

For more information, visit the official web site of Alexandria VA Medical Center.

You can also interact with the Alexandria VAMC on Facebook.

Alexandria Veterans Administration Health Center in Pineville, Louisiana
Alexandria VA Health Center in Pineville, Louisiana

 

Interactive Map of Alexandria Louisiana Veterans Administration Health Care System

 

Other Hospitals in Alexandria and Pineville

Other major medical facilities in the Alexandria area:

Historic Views of the VA Hospital in Pineville

The historic postcards shown below give views of the VA hospital over the years.

Veterans Hospital

Pineville, Louisiana, across the Red River from Alexandria

Veterans Hospital

Doctors' Quarters, U.S. Veterans' Hospital

Pineville, Louisiana

Doctors' Quarters, U.S. Veterans Hospital

Pineville, Louisiana

Nurses' Quarters, U.S. Veterans' Hospital

Pineville, Louisiana

Nurses' Quarters, U.S. Veterans' Hospital Pineville, Louisiana

U.S. Veterans' Hospital

Pineville, Louisiana

U.S. Veterans' Hospital Pineville, Louisiana
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