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VA Health Care System - East Orange

VA Health Care System - East Orange
VA Health Care System - East Orange
385 Tremont Ave
East Orange, NJ 07018 Get Directions

Hours of Operation

Walk In Clinic Hours: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm (Monday - Friday, except holidays)
Emergency Department open 24 hours daily

About VA Health Care System - East Orange

The following special programs are available at the VANJHCS (East Orange and/or Lyons Campuses):

Agent Orange, Allergy/Immunology Program, Audiology and Speech Pathology, Cancer Screening, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, CAT Scan, Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program (CIIRP), Day Treatment, Diabetes Education, Healthy Aging and Recovery Care Program (HARP), Hemodialysis Program, Home Based Primary Care, Homeless/Domiciliary Program, Infectious Diseases Unit, Linear Accelerator, Low Vision Center, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Methadone Maintenance, Nuclear Medicine Unit, Nursing Home Care, Pain Management Program, Persian Gulf Family Support Program, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Unit, Primary Care Program. Prosthetics Pulmonary Function Lab, Radiation Therapy, Rehabilitation Programs, Renal Program, Same Day Surgery, Sexual Dysfunction Unit, Sleep Studies Laboratory, Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Substance Abuse Treatment Unit (SATU), Swallowing Program, War-Related Illnesses and Injuries Study Center, Women’s Health Services.

  • Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors
  • VA Welcome Kit
  • VITAL On Campus
  • Veterans Benefits Administration
  • NJ State Veterans Benefits
  • VA Disability Compensation
  • National Cemetery Administration (VA)
  • VA Veterans Transportation Program
  • Five Years of Free Health Care
  • Returning Service Members Program
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Vet Centers
  • VA Mental Health Program
  • Polytrauma Program
  • National Center for PTSD
  • Services for Caregivers of Post-9/11 Veterans

As of February 2020…

The average number of days a Veteran who hasn’t been to this location has to wait for a non-urgent appointment

  • Primary Care: 30 days
  • Specialty care:
    • Audiology: 23 days
    • Cardiology: 40 days
    • Dermatology: 14 days
    • Gastroenterology: 38 days
    • Gynecology: 9 days
    • Mental Health Care: 10 days
    • Ophthalmology: 14 days
    • Optometry: 33 days
    • Orthopedics: 13 days
    • Specialty Care: 21 days
    • Urology: 38 days

The average number of days a patient who has already been to this location has to wait for a non-urgent appointment.

  • Primary Care: 5 days
  • Specialty care:
    • Audiology: 15 days
    • Cardiology: 32 days
    • Dermatology: 4 days
    • Gastroenterology: 22 days
    • Gynecology: 7 days
    • Mental Health Care: 6 days
    • Ophthalmology: 13 days
    • Optometry: 14 days
    • Orthopedics: 4 days
    • Specialty Care: 9 days
    • Urology: 7 days

Helpful Numbers

Appointment Scheduling: 1-800-661-8177

Pharmacy & RX Refills: 1-800-480-5590

Routine Medical Questions: 1-800-315-7909 (M-F, 8am – 4:30pm)

Mental Health: 973-676-1000 x1421

VA Nurse Helpline available weekends, holidays, evenings and nights:1-800-877-6976

VA Life Insurance (800) 669-8477

Helpline (Agent Orange & Gulf War) (800) 749-8387

Direct Deposit (877) 838-2778

Headstone (claims status only) (800) 697-6947

Device for Deaf (TDD) (800) 829-4833

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