Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center - VISN 12 - VA Great Lakes Health Care System
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VISN 12 - VA Great Lakes Health Care System

 

Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center

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Image of the main entrance of the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center

The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center (OGJVAMC) is located at Iron Mountain, MI, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  The facility oversees six Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Ironwood, Hancock, Marquette, Sault Ste. Marie, and Menominee, MI, and Rhinelander, WI.  It also operates a Rural Health Outreach Clinic in Manistique, MI.  OGJVAMC and its CBOCs /Rural Outreach Clinic annually serve 20,000 Veterans.  OGJVAMC has the largest geographic patient service area east of the Mississippi River, encompassing fifteen Michigan counties and ten counties in northeastern Wisconsin.  It is home to approximately 57,000 Veterans, over 26,000 of whom are enrolled in VA's health care system. OGJVAMC employs 686 staff at its main facility and CBOCs, including 39 licensed physicians, 217 nurses, and 62 mental health professionals that provide primary and selected secondary health care.

OGJVAMC is a primary and secondary level care facility with 17 acute care, general medicine beds. The main facility has an Urgent Care Center, and collaborates with larger VA Medical Centers in Milwaukee and Madison, WI, as well as local community health facilities to provide higher-level emergency and specialty care services.  OGJVAMC also provides rehabilitation and extended care, including palliative and hospice care, in its 40-bed Community Living Center. 

OGJVAMC provides ambulatory and acute health care in areas of audiology, diabetes, dentistry, ear/nose/throat (ENT), geriatrics and extended care, general medicine, home-based primary care, mental health, neurology, oncology, optometry/ophthalmology, orthopedics, palliative/hospice, physical and occupational therapy, prosthetics, podiatry, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychiatry, radiology, sleep studies, speech, spinal cord injury (SCI), substance abuse, surgery, urology, weight management, and women's wellness. 

OGJVAMC is a leader in rural health care delivery in VHA, and employs state-of-the-art telehealth audio visual technology.  Telehealth has greatly improved access to specialty care for rural Veterans by bringing these services closer to the Veterans' homes.  OGJVAMC currently supports telehealth for primary medical care and 24 specialty care areas, including many of the services noted above. 

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics

In addition to our main facility in Iron Mountain, Michigan, we offer services in six community-based Outpatient Clinics and one Rural Outreach Clinic. These clinics are located in —

Location

325 East H Street
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

Phone & Fax

Phone: 906-774-3300
Fax: 906-779-3114

Hours of Operation

Facility Business Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm

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Coordinates:
45°48'40"N 88°3'39"W