Appointments - Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
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Southern Arizona VA Health Care System



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

If you have a medical emergency, call 911.

Scheduling Appointments at the Medical Center Phone Numbers:

Hours of Operation:  Mon – Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

(520)629-4888  Not Assigned To A Clinic

(520) 629-4881  Ocotillo
(520) 629-4882  Ironwood
(520) 629-4883  Saguaro
(520) 629-4884  Agave
(520) 629-4885  Women’s Health
(520) 629-4886  Home Based Primary Care
(520) 629-4887  Geriatric/Spinal cord Disease
(520) 629-4889  OEF/OIF/OND
(520) 629-4890  Medical Subspecialties
(520) 629-4891  Surgical Clinics
(520) 629-1895  Automated Pharmacy and Appointment Information

Scheduling Appointments at the CBOC
Hours of Operation:  Mon – Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

(520)459-1529  Sierra Vista
(928) 317-9973  Yuma
(520) 836-2536  Casa Grande
(520) 399-2291  Green Valley
(928) 428-8010  Safford
(520) 219-2418  Northwest Tucson
(520) 664-1831  Southeast Tucson

The VA Help Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1(800) 273-8255.  We may be able to take care of your problem over the phone so that you may not need to come to the medical center, we will answer your health-related questions and provide you with information about your medications, and we also can assist you with changing or canceling a clinic appointment.

Canceling or Changing Appointments
If you cannot keep an existing appointment, please contact us as soon as you are aware you cannot make your appointment. This will allow us to reschedule you sooner, as well as schedule another Veteran who may be ill in your place.

Appointment Tips
To make your appointments more productive, we suggest that you arrive 30 minutes before your appointment and bring with you:

  • All medications
  • Home blood pressure records
  • Diabetes diaries
  • All outside Medical Records, including those from other VA facilities
  • Any other information that may apply to your care

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.