Medical Facilities

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides medical care for military veterans at two locations in the Pittsburgh area through the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Ample parking spaces or valet parking are available at both locations.

Pittsburgh VA Medical Center - University Drive (Oakland)

University Drive C
Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Phone: 866-482-7488
Mental Health Care: 412-360-6600
Directions to Pittsburgh VA Medical Center

This is an acute care and inpatient behavioral health facility with 146 beds available for medical, neurological, and surgical care in the main facility, and 78 secure, private psychiatric beds in the consolidation building. This campus also receives the most outpatient visits of all VAPHS facilities.

Specialized Services

  • Speech and audiology
  • Dermatology
  • Optometry/ophthalmology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Sleep studies
  • Urology

Independent Services

  • National liver and renal transplant centers
  • A regional cardiac surgery center
  • An oncology referral center

Fisher House

Since 2012, the Pittsburgh Fisher House has been providing a "home away from home" for the families of veterans and active duty military who are hospitalized. Located near the Oakland VA Pittsburgh Medical Center, the Fisher House has 10 suites to allow families and care givers to be near their loved one while enjoying a place of peace and respite for themselves. Families stay for free!

H.J. Heinz Campus (Aspinwall)

H. John Heinz III Dept of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1010 Delafield Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Phone: 412-822-2222
Directions to H.J. Heinz Campus

Geriatric Center of Excellence

  • 262-bed community living center
  • Transitional care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Dementia
  • Hospice care beds

Veterans Recovery Center

  • 96-bed capacity
  • Resources for homeless Veterans
  • Vocational rehab services

Ambulatory Care Center

  • Primary care
  • Behavioral health
  • Outpatient health care services
    • Pharmacy
    • Dental
    • Rehabilitation
    • Adult day care
    • Speech pathology