The medical center is home to the world's first filmless radiology department, which allows health care providers to have nearly instant access to patient radiology images.
The Baltimore VA Medical Center is the acute medical and surgical care facility for the VA Maryland Health Care System and offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient and primary care services. As a surgical specialty care facility, the medical center serves as the neurosurgery referral center for the VA Capitol Health Care Network.
The medical center's "patient friendly" design features plant-filled atriums, natural light from overhead skylights and comfortable patient rooms and waiting areas. Located next to the University of Maryland Medical Center with a walkway connecting the two facilities, the medical center maintains an active affiliation with the University in the sharing of staff, resources and technology.
Having one of the largest funded research and development programs in the VA system enhances the medical center's ability to provide state-of-the-art medical techniques and treatments to Maryland's Veterans. The medical center is also home to the following specialized clinical and research centers:
â€¢Epilepsy Center of Excellence
â€¢Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center
â€¢Maryland Exercise and Robotics Center of Excellence
â€¢Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center
â€¢Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center of Excellence
The Baltimore VA Medical Center is located in a vibrant city neighborhood on the campus of the University of Maryland at Baltimore and is within walking distance of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, M&T Bank Stadium (home of the Baltimore Ravens), Lexington Market and the Inner Harbor. There is free valet parking for patients in the medical center's garage, and Light Rail, Metro and bus services are located nearby. For patient convenience, a shuttle runs weekdays to and from the Perry Point; Martinsburg, West Virginia; and Washington, DC, VA Medical Centers and the Fort Howard, Glen Burnie and Loch Raven VA Outpatient Clinics.
AFFILIATIONS University of Maryland School of Medicine (major affiliation) AUTHORIZED BEDS 137 beds TYPE OF FACILITY Tertiary Care SPECIAL PROGRAMS Geriatric Evaluation and Management Program Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) Home-Based Primary Care Program Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) Multiple Sclerosis Center of Excellence Outpatient Spinal Cord Injury Program Refractory Congestive Heart Failure Program Regional Neurosurgery Program Women Veterans Evaluation and Treatment Program
The following Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) come under this facility: Fort Howard VA Outpatient Clinic 9600 North Point Road Fort Howard Maryland 21052 Phone: (410) 477-1800
Fort Meade VA Outpatient Clinic 2479 5th Street Fort Meade, Maryland 20755 Phone: (410) 305-5300 Glen Burnie VA
Outpatient Clinic 808 Landmark Drive, Suite 128 Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061 Phone: (410) 590-4140
Loch Raven VA Outpatient Clinic 3901 The Alameda Baltimore, Maryland 21218 Phone: (410) 605-7650
10 North Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201