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Milwaukee VA Medical Center


Contact the Milwaukee VA Medical Center

Milwaukee 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.

Our administrative hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Emergencies are seen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Review our visiting hours and polices page for visitor hours.

Contacting a Patient

If you come to visit a patient, please see our campus 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
5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53295

For the location of an inpatient or their phone number, dial the Medical Center at 414-384-2000 (or 1-888-469-6614).

Telephone Care

Please contact our telephone care line for medical advice, questions about your medication, or scheduling non-urgent appointment. Your location determines which number to use.

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Within Milwaukee metro area: 414-384-2000
  • Outside of the Milwaukee calling area:
    Toll-free 1-888-469-6614

Evenings and Weekends

  • Dial the 1-888-469-6614

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 one of our patient representatives. Their contact information is available on our Patient Advocates page.

Compensation and Pension

To speak with someone in compensation and pension, call the Medical Center at (414) 384-2000 (or 1-888-469-6614).

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 established 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.


Former Prisoners of War (FPOW) contact information

Program Manager: Dr. Gail Kallas, MD, 414-384-2000, ext. 47180

Former Prisoners of War (FPOW) Advocate: Arlene Kasten, NP, 414-384-2000, ext. 42071

PSA Supervisor: Jeri Wroten, 414-384-2000, ext. 42022


News Media

For more information on our Public Affairs Office and Media Inquiries


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