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John J. Pershing VA Medical Center


Contact the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center

John J. Pershing VA Medical Center offers a variety of health services to meet the needs of our nation's Veterans. For additional contact information you may also view our phone directory or A to Z List of Services. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) services, Dial 711.

Contacting a Patient

If you come to visit a patient, please see our maps for directions and parking locations. You may also wish to review our visiting hours and policies page.

If you would like to send a card, gift or flowers to a patient, the mailing address is:

Patient Name (Patient Room Number)
c/o VA Medical Center
1500 N Westwood Blvd.
Poplar Bluff Mo. 63901

For the location of an inpatient or their phone number, dial the Medical Center at 573-686-4151 (or 1-888-557-8262), and press 0.

Telephone Care

Please call our Primary Care Clinic if you need medical advice, have a question about your medication, or need to schedule a non-urgent appointment. Your location determines which number to use.

  • Within Poplar Bluff area: 686-4151: menu option 4
  • Outside of the Poplar Bluff calling area:
    Toll-free 1-888-557-8262 menu option 4
  • If you are sick and wish to speak to a nurse, menu option 1.

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please contact us at any of the numbers listed on our appointments page, or visit My HealtheVet.

Patient Representative

If you have a compliment, complaint, or other issue which you believe requires resolution, please contact our patient representative. Their contact information is available on our customer service page.

Compensation and Pension

To speak with someone in compensation and pension, call the Compensation and Pension Office at 778-4651 (or 1-888-557-8262), extension 54651

Release of Information

If you need to get information from your medical records, please contact our Release of Information Office.

Inquiry Routing and Information System

VA has establised an inquiry routing and information system which provides answers to frequently-asked questions. You may also use this system to submit a comment, question, or concern.Your inquiry will be forwarded to the Patient Representative at the VA facility in your service area

News Media

Members of the news media should contact our Public Relations Office at (573) 778-4195


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