The Philadelphia VA Medical Center provides health care to veterans living in America’s fifth-largest metropolitan area, including the city of Philadelphia and six surrounding counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. The Philadelphia VAMC is part of the VA Healthcare Network Veterans Integrated Service Network 4 and serves as an acute referral center for VA health care facilities in eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and southern New Jersey.
The facility supports 145 acute care beds and a 135-bed nursing home known as the Philadelphia Veterans Community Living Center. Philadelphia VAMC also operates community-based outpatient clinics in Fort Dix, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ, Camden, NJ, and Horsham, PA.
Affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and numerous other allied health schools and colleges, the Philadelphia VA Medical Center offers comprehensive surgical, medical and psychiatric care to include special emphasis programs, alcohol and drug dependence treatment, and rehabilitative care.