Miami VAHS’s Commitment to Women Veterans
The Miami VA Healthcare System celebrated the grand opening of a new Breast Imaging Center at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center Aug. 5, 2010. The new center is located in the Medical Center’s Radiology Department and will provide comprehensive breast imaging services for Women Veterans. Services offered at the new center include digital mammography, stereotactic core breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy, fine needle aspirations and cyst aspirations.
The Miami VA Healthcare System is committed to serving the comprehensive health care needs of Women Veterans.
The Women's Health Program at the Miami VA Healthcare System provides comprehensive, equitable care to Women Veterans. The program includes outpatient, inpatient and residential services.
Primary Care and Specialty Clinics: Provides medical evaluation and treatment, including the following preventive, education and treatment services.
Women's Health Clinics
The Women's Health Clinic is located in Room A-105 on the first floor of Bldg. 1, from 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
The Gynecology Clinic provides acute treatment and gynecologic assessment, surgical evaluation, post operative follow-up and ambulatory procedures (i.e. colposcopy). Menopausal counseling and treatment is available. The clinic is available at the Medical Center and one day a week at the Broward OPC.
Screening Mammography: is performed by Radiology Service at the Medical Center and the Broward OPC. Diagnostic mammography is available at the Medical Center.
Breast Clinic: A Breast Clinic is available at the Medical Center one day a week to provide evaluations and follow-up.
Sexual Trauma Clinic: A multi-disciplinary treatment team, including a psychiatrist, psychologist, and a social worker provides assessments, evaluations, and treatment for men and women who have a history of military sexual trauma.
Other Outpatient Mental Health Services: Mental health services are available through consultation to Mental Health and Behavioral Science and Psychology Services for depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse and other conditions. A psychiatric clinic is available ½ day a week in the Women's Health Clinic. Mental health services are also available within the Primary Care Teams at the Medical Center and the Outpatient Clinics.
Satellite and Community Based Outpatient Clinics: The following satellite and CBOC's provide services for Women Veterans through Primary Care Teams:
Coral Springs VA CBOC
Deerfield Beach VA CBOC
Hollywood VA CBOC
Homestead VA CBOC
Key Largo VA CBOC
Key West CBOC
Pembroke Pines VA CBOC
Other Outpatient Clinics/Programs
Outpatient Substance Abuse Clinic (OSAC)
Inpatient Services: Inpatient services for Women Veterans are available in the following Services: Medical, Surgical, Long-Term/Extended Care/Community Living Center, Spinal Cord Injury Unit and Mental Health & Behavioral Science.
Residential Services: Residential treatment programs are also available in Mental Health and Behavioral Science Service for mental stress, depression, substance abuse, PTSD, and other mental health issues.
Please contact the Women Veterans Program Manager at (305) 575-7000, Ext. 4513 if you need further information about the Women's Health Care Program at the Miami VA Healthcare System. She is located in the Women's Health Clinic.