About the Chillicothe VA Medical Center - Chillicothe VA Medical Center
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Chillicothe VA Medical Center

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About the Chillicothe VA Medical Center

Organization and Services

The Chillicothe VA Medical Center provides acute and chronic mental health services, primary and secondary medical services, a wide range of nursing home care services, specialty medical services as well as specialized women Veterans health clinics. The facility is an active ambulatory care setting and serves as a chronic mental health referral center for VA Medical Centers in southern Ohio and parts of West Virginia and Kentucky.

On site primary care services are available in our four Primary Care Teams. Other outpatient services include medical/surgical specialty clinics, and a wide range of mental health services such as Dual Diagnosis, PTSD Clinical Team, and an OEF/OIF/OND Clinic. An active community based program includes Home Based Primary Care (HBPC), Care Coordination, Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM), Community Living Center and a Community Residential Care Program.  The Laboratory at the Chillicothe VAMC has received full accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Vocational Rehabilitation Programs (IT and CWT) have received full accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

The Chillicothe VAMC operates six Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Athens, Cambridge, Lancaster, Marietta, Portsmouth, and Wilmington, Ohio.


The Chillicothe VAMC is fully accredited by The Joint Commission as well as the College of American Pathologists (Laboratory) and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (Vocational Rehabilitation Program).

Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs)

  • Athens CBOC 
  • Cambridge CBOC 
  • Lancaster CBOC 
  • Marietta CBOC 
  • Portsmouth CBOC 
  • Wilmington CBOC

Our Mission, Vision and Core Values:

Our Mission:

Our Mission is to honor our Veterans' service and sacrifices by providing exceptional care.

Our Vision:

Our Vision is to be a healthcare provider of choice for Veterans; improve Veterans' quality of life by enhancing services, access and safety; and to be the workplace of choice.

Our Core Values:

Integrity: Active with High moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all I CARE logowith whom I engage.

Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA's mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.

Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.

Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.

Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.