South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS)
San Antonio Community Resource Directory
The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) provides health care services to Veterans in South Texas. STVHCS is comprised of the Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital, the Kerrville VA Hospital, and the Satellite Clinic Division. The STVHCS is a 268 bed facility providing primary, secondary and tertiary health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. It also supports a 90 bed Community Living Center, a 30-bed Spinal Cord Injury Center, an eight-bed Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, and a Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center. Affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the system has an active ambulatory care program with satellite outpatient clinics in San Antonio and Victoria. Community Based Clnics are located in Alice, Beeville, Brownsville, Eagle Pass, Kingsville, New Braunfels, San Marcos, Seguin and Uvalde. The special needs of the Vietnam era Veterans are met with Veteran Outreach Centers located in San Antonio. The system dedicates 28,000 square feet to medical research. There are more than 150 research investigators conducting more than 500 research activities in areas such as aging, renal disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDs, and cancer treatment and therapy. The system has an NIH-funded General Clinical Research Center, the Veterans Evidence-Based Research Dissemination Implementation Center (VERDICT), and is a Cochrane Centre site. The Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas was created in 1990 to support the research mission of the system. The Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital received the Vice-President's National Performance Review Office's Hammer Award for its unique development of sharing agreements and joint procurements with DoD, state, and private-sector facilities.The Kerrville VA Hospital is the recipient of the Scissors Award for their primary care system initiative.
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health car . e system, providing care at 1,250 health care facilities, including 172 medical centers and 1,069 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
(210) 617-5300
COVID-19 Notice

The clinic is temporarily closed. Veterans are encouraged to utilize the Consolidated Outpatient Appointment Center (COPAC) to communicate with their Patient Aligned Care Team by calling 877-537-7348.

• Mental Health Care • Primary Care • Dermatology • Specialty Care New patient wait times: average number of days a Veteran who hasn’t been to this location has to wait for a non-urgent appointment. Primary Care: 23 days • Specialty care: • Dermatology: 5 days • Mental Health: 7 days • Specialty Care: 14 days 65% of Veterans say they usually or always get an appointment at this location when they need care right away. 82% of Veterans say they usually or always get a routine care appointment at this location when they need it.
Veterans and their families
Mon-Sat, 8:00am-4:30pm except Thu, 8:00am-6:30pm
(210) 732-1802
Our Clinic Mission: • To provide the highest quality of oral health care thereby enhancing the overall health of the patient; • To expand and enhance the knowledge and skills of practitioners and dental auxiliary staff; • To increase the knowledge of Dentistry through scientific research.
To be eligible for dental care, a veteran must be 100% service connected (SC), have a SC disability rating condition, be a former Prisoner of War for 90 days or more, or have a medical condition which is adjunct or aggravated by a SC disability. Also dental care may be provided to complete an episode of treatment which was initiated while the veteran was an inpatient.
Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm
(210) 949-8900
This facility provides high quality medical care as well as access to Veterans’ services. PRIMARY CARE: You will be assigned a provider for your medical care. Physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants work closely with a team of other clinic staff to insure you receive the best care available. Specialists are available by referral. ADDITIONAL SERVICES: • Nutrition Counseling • Pharmacy Services • Gender Specific Health Services • Social Work Services • Patient Education Programs • Mental Health Outpatient Services • Compensation and Pension Program Your primary care provider, nurse, or the health benefits advisor can answer any questions about these programs. SPECIAL PROGRAMS: • Gulf War Registry • Agent Orange Program • Ex-Prisoner of War Program • Ionizing Radiation Program • Operation Iraq Freedom (OIF), Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation New Dawn (OND) This is not an emergency facility. If you have a medical emergency, call 911 or your local medical emergency system.
Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm AFTER HOURS CARE: If you need urgent medical care whenever the clinic is closed, please report to the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital’s Urgent Care Center where you can be seen by a physician 24- hours-a-day.
(210) 699-2100
In addition to the primary care services you receive from this clinic (listed below), the full array of the VA medical services, including specialty tests and consultations, will be made available through the STVHCS VA Medical Center. Your Primary Care Provider will provide you with: • Annual Physical Exam (Not limited to just the annual physical exam) • Continuous Primary Care • Pneumonia Vaccine • Routine Labs and X-rays • Prescriptions
Mon-Fri, 8 am-noon and 1pm-5 pm (Last Fri of the month, 8am-noon only)
(210) 590-0247
At the North Central Federal Clinic, we strive to provide high?quality, customer-friendly health care services to Veterans as well as TRICARE beneficiaries. PRIMARY CARE: VA patients are assigned a Patient Aligned Care Team health care. TRICARE patients are assigned to Family Medical Home health care team. These health care teams work collaboratively with other clinic staff to insure the best care available. Specialists are available by referral. ADDITIONAL SERVICES: • Nutrition Counseling (VA patients only) • Pharmacy Services • Laboratory Services • Radiology Services • Gender Specific Health Services (VA patients only) • Social Work Services (VA patients only) • Patient Education Programs • Mental Health Outpatient Services (VA patients only) Your primary care provider, nurse, or the Health Benefits Advisor can answer any questions about these programs. SPECIAL PROGRAMS: • Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) • Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) • Operation New Dawn (OND)
Veterans and their families
Mon-Fri, 7:30am-4:30pm
(210) 483-2900
In addition to the primary care services you receive from this clinic (listed below), the full array of the VA medical services, including specialty tests and consultations, will be made available through the STVHCS VA Medical Center. Your Primary Care Provider will provide you with: • Annual Physical Exam (Not limited to just the annual physical exam) • Continuous Primary Care • Pneumonia Vaccine • Routine Labs and X-rays • Prescriptions
Veterans and their families
Mon-Fri, 8 am-noon and 1 pm-5 pm (Last Fri of the month, 8 am-noon only)
(210) 337-4316
These clinics were established to provide primary care to the Veteran in their community. The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) continually seeks to improve our delivery of health care services and is excited about our existing Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) Program. STVHCS contracts with community providers to provide primary care to Veterans closer to their home or work. Please call STVHCS Telecare at 1-888-686-6350 for more information on locations, assignments, appointments and services. Your Primary Care Provider will provide you with: • Annual Physical Exam (Not limited to just the annual physical exam) • Continuous Primary Care • Pneumonia Vaccine • Routine Labs and X-rays • Prescriptions In addition to the primary care services you receive from this clinic, the full array of the VA medical services (including specialty tests and consultations) will be made available through the STVHCS VA Medical Center. These clinics are by enrollment only and interested Veterans should call our Telephone Liaison Care Nurse Program at 1-888-686-6350 for further information and enrollment. Please do not call or visit these clinics for an appointment until you have called to enroll and received a confirmation of enrollment letter and clinic brochure.
Veterans and their families
Mon-Thu, 8:00-7:00; Fri 8:00-4:30
(210) 650-0422
In addition to the primary care services you receive from this clinic (listed below), the full array of the VA medical services, including specialty tests and consultations, will be made available through the STVHCS VA Medical Center. Your Primary Care Provider will provide you with: • Annual Physical Exam (Not limited to just the annual physical exam) • Continuous Primary Care • Pneumonia Vaccine • Routine Labs and X-rays • Prescriptions
Veterans and their families
Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm
(210) 736-4051
SERVICES: In addition to primary care, this clinic has mental health and social work services available to eligible Veterans. Please ask your primary care provider for more information. AFTER HOURS: The Shavano Park VA Outpatient Clinc does not provide after hours care.
Veterans and their families
Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm
SERVICES: In addition to primary care, this clinic has mental health and social work services, and laboratory services available to eligible Veterans. Please ask your primary care provider for more information.
Veterans and their families
Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm
(210) 648-1491
In addition to the primary care services you receive from this clinic (listed below), the full array of the VA medical services, including specialty tests and consultations, will be made available through the STVHCS VA Medical Center. Your Primary Care Provider will provide you with: • Annual Physical Exam (Not limited to just the annual physical exam) • Continuous Primary Care • Pneumonia Vaccine • Routine Labs and X-rays • Prescriptions
Veterans and their families
Mon-Fri, 8 am-noon and 1pm-5 pm (Last Fri of the month, 8am-noon only)
(210) 923-0777
COVID-19 Notice

Villa Serena is no longer taking new admissions. Veterans are encouraged to utilize the Consolidated Outpatient Appointment Center (COPAC) to communicate with their Patient Aligned Care Team by calling 877-537-7348.

South Texas Veterans Health Care System - Villa Serena offers help for veterans with a chronic mental illness or substance abuse addiction by providing inpatient and outpatient treatment. Services Provided • Substance abuse treatment services • Buprenorphine and suboxone treatment services Types of Addiction Treatment Care Provided • Outpatient counseling treatment • Residential short-term inpatient treatment (30 days or less) • Residential long-term inpatient treatment (60, 90, 120 days) Addiction Treatment Programs Available • Addiction treatment for women • Addiction treatment for men • ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired • Addiction treatment for Christians
Veterans only
Payment and Payment Assistance • Private health insurance (May include: Cigna, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Humana Health, Amerihealth, Beech Street, Claremont Behavioral, Compcare, Compsynch, Federal Blue Cross, Healthsmart, Health One, Integrated Behavioral) • Military Insurance (e.g. VA, TRICARE) • Loans and financing (Check with facility for details.)
Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm
(210) 331-7473