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West Palm Beach VA Medical Center



Schedule a VA Appointment

There are many ways for Veterans to make health care appointments.

  • If you don’t have VA health care benefits, you can apply now. Apply for VA health care.
  • If you’re having a medical emergency, please call 911 or call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, then press 1.

Schedule an Appointment

By Phone

Follow the instructions on this page on how to make an appointment by phone at this facility.


VA now offers online appointment scheduling for some appointments. We hope to expand the number of VA facilities and types of appointments in the future.

If you have VA health care benefits, you can schedule your VA primary care appointments online if you:

With your online account, you’ll also be able to:

  • Track the status of requests
  • Send messages about requested appointments
  • Get notifications about appointments
  • Cancel appointments
Schedule a VA appointment online.

Upgrade your Existing Accounts

At VAMC West Palm Beach, our goals are to assist you in getting an appointment without a long delay. We believe that:

  • You should be able to see a primary care provider within one to two business days.
  • You should have faster access to specialty care.

Things you should know before your appointment:

  • Please be on time.  If you need to cancel your appointment or will be late, please call VA Connect at 561-422-6838.
  • Arrive early if you need to have blood tests, X-rays, EKGs, or other tests done before you see the doctor.
  • Bring in test results if you had the tests done at another non-VA provider; your doctor will want to see the actual X-ray, MRI or CAT scan films.

Make, Change, Cancel, or Confirm an Appointment

Please call 561-422-6838 or 1-866-383-9036 and Press 1 - To make, change, confirm or cancel an appointment.

If you cannot keep an existing appointment, please contact us as soon as you are aware you cannot make your appointment. This will allow us to reschedule you sooner as well as schedule one of your fellow Veterans for the original appointment date and time.

Information to Help You Decide about Where to Receive Your Care

VA has a regularly updated Access to Care website that provides useful information that can help you to decide the best VA location for you to receive your care. Before making an appointment, you can find out the following information for a VA location:

  • Wait times for primary care, mental health, and some of the commonest specialties
  • If same day services are available in primary care and mental health
  • If Telehealth is available in primary care and mental health
  • If it has an emergency room
  • Facility contact information
  • Veteran satisfaction scores
  • Quality information comparing each VA and local area non-VA healthcare facilities

VA is committed to give Veterans the access to care they need, when they need it. When you’re planning your care at VA, you can rely on us to give you the information you need to make informed health care decisions.


To Make, Change, Cancel & Confirm Appointments:
Please call 561-422-6838 or