WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB


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Wright-Patterson Medical Center

Phone........................... (937) 257-0837

Website..... www.wpafb.af.mil/units/wpmc

The Wright-Patterson Medical Center (WPMC) is a 301-bed, multi-specialty facility accredited by the Joint Commission. It functions as one of the Air Force Medical Service’s primary deployment platforms and teaching hospitals. WPMC trains physicians in graduate medical education programs that are integrated with the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. WPMC also has stand-alone training programs for nurses, technicians and other types of providers. WPMC is designated the lead agent medical treatment facility for
TRICARE Region North.

WPMC consists of seven squadrons: the 88th Aerospace Medicine Squadron; 88th Dental Squadron; 88th Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron; 88th Inpatient Operations Squadron; 88th Medical Operations Squadron; 88th Medical Support Squadron; and the 88th Surgical Operations Squadron.

Beneficiaries are enrolled in accordance with TRICARE policy. Those enrolled to Primary Care Managers (PCM) in the Military Treatment Facility (MTF) are assigned as appropriate to the family health (formerly primary care), pediatric, internal medicine or flight medicine clinics. Most specialty clinics will require referrals from a military or civilian physician before making an appointment.

Access to WPMC services is based on the Code of Federal Regulations priority system: active duty, active-duty family members enrolled to the MTF, retirees and family members enrolled to the MTF, etc. Availability of some services may be curtailed at times as a result of decreased staffing levels, especially during deployments. Details for each clinic follow. Additional information is available
on the WPMC website at www.wpafb.af.mil/units/wpmc.

We encourage you to use www.tricare
online.com to access medical information and book your appointments for many clinics. You can also make appointments for most clinics by calling the TRICARE Appointment Line at (937) 522-APPT (2778) or (877) 522-3600. When you make an appointment, the medical center has reserved a time specifically for you. Please arrive early if the clinic asks you to do so. If you must cancel, please do so as early as possible so the appointment may be given to someone else. The main complex is located in Building 830, Area A. Occupational Medicine and Bioenvironmental Engineering are located in Building 675, plus the Health and Wellness Center is located inside the Wright Field Fitness Center, both in Area B.

Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Clinics and ancillary services are normally closed the first Thursday of each month from 7:30 a.m. to
1 p.m. for mandatory training. Most outpatient services are normally closed on weekends, holidays, and AFMC-designated family days.

WPMC Clinics and Related Services

Adolescent Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-6991

The Adolescent Clinic provides a wide range of services for children and young adults age 12 to 23 years. Teenagers may be seen without a parent or guardian present if written consent is received at the clinic in advance. To make or cancel an appointment, use TRICARE Online or call the TRICARE appointment line.

Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention
and Treatment Program (ADAPT)

Phone........................... (937) 257-4121

The ADAPT program provides prevention, assessment and treatment services for potential alcohol-related issues to all beneficiaries 18 and older. We offer a variety of treatment modalities that are targeted to the individual’s needs including psycho-educational classes, brief individual alcohol education and treatment, medication management and commander consultation.

Individuals do not need to be referred but can access ADAPT services directly during duty hours. Referrals can also come through individuals’ medical provider, commanders and through the Demand Reduction Program.

Commanders are notified of all ADAPT referrals for active-duty members.

ADAPT is located in the basement of the medical center and is open during WPMC’s normal business hours.

Allergy Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-1684

The allergy clinic evaluates and treats patients with respiratory allergy diseases, hives, and eczema, reactions to foods, medications and insect stings. Patients are seen by referral from other providers. When a referral is obtained you can make an appointment through the Referral Management office on the first floor or via the TRICARE appointment line.

Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days. Note that on the first Thursday of each month the clinic closes after noon.

Immunotherapy injection hours are Monday and Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 7:40 to 11 a.m.

Anesthesia

The Department of Anesthesia is dedicated to providing the highest quality and safest anesthesia for its customers. The Anesthesia Team consists of anesthesiologists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and nurse anesthesia residents. Types of anesthesia services offered include: epidural, a local anesthetic delivered through a catheter placed in the small of the back, just outside the spinal canal. With the exception of labor epidurals this anesthetic option often is initiated after the administration of light sedation; general anesthesia, administered through gases or vapors inhaled through a breathing mask or introduced through a vein; local anesthesia, achieved by administering intravenous sedation and local anesthetic injection; peripheral nerve blocks, administered after sedation to augment general anesthesia; and subarachnoid block “spinal/intrathecal,” referred to as spinal anesthetic, which blocks motor and sensory fibers and often used for cesarean sections.

Blood Donor Center

Phone........................... (937) 257-0580

WPMC contributes whole blood and blood products to the Armed Forces Blood Program. Call to make an appointment or obtain more information.

The center is located on the second floor. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days. Walk-ins are accepted but the staff recommends making an appointment.

The Cancer Care Center

Phone........................... (937) 257-4159

The Cancer Care Center provides streamlined health care by having one appointment to discuss diagnosis and treatment rather than several separate appointments with each specialist. A Cancer Care coordinator is on-site to guide patients through the maze of tests and treatments associated with their care.

The center is located in the basement of the medical center. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Cardiology

Phone........................... (937) 257-1793

The cardiology department offers comprehensive clinical evaluation and treatment for a wide range of cardiac conditions. Our diagnostic department has both invasive and non-invasive capability. Referrals are required.

The department is located on the first floor in Medicine Clinic B. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Chiropractic Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-8697

Care is directed at the treatment of spinal subluxation by spinal adjustment. Authorized for active-duty members only. Referrals are booked through the appointment line, (937) 522-2778.

The department is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Dental Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-8761

The Dental Squadron provides general dentistry, endodontic, pediatric dentistry, prosthodontic, oral maxillofacial surgery, periodontic, oral pathology and orthodontic services.

The clinic provides examinations and comprehensive dental care for active-duty military, who will receive notification when their periodic examination is due. Family members not covered by the TRICARE Family Member Dental Plan, along with retirees, may receive very limited care through our residency program.

Dental sick call is by appointment only. Walk-in patients will be accommodated according to urgency and space available. For after-hours dental emergencies (such as bleeding, infection, severe toothaches, swelling or trauma) come to the emergency room.

The dental clinic is located on the second floor. Hours of operation are 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Dermatology Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-1574

The clinic provides diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions for patients with a disease not directly associated with trauma. Patients do need a referral.

The clinic is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-3509

The ENT clinic specializes in surgical care for disorders of the head and neck. A referral is required.

The clinic is located on the second floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Endocrinology Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-9911

Endocrinologists are physicians who specialize in disorders of endocrine glands. They evaluate and treat patients with thyroid disorders, adrenal gland disorders, pituitary gland problems and metabolic abnormalities such as diabetes or calcium regulation. A referral is required.

The clinic is located on the main floor in Medicine Clinic B. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Emergency Department

Phone........................... (937) 257-3203

The emergency department is open 24 hours a day for medical emergencies. Patients are seen by priority depending on the urgency of their medical conditions. Call 911 for ambulance service (commercial or cell phone access (937) 257-9111).

Family Advocacy

Phone.................... (937) 257-6429/4608

Family Advocacy provides assessment and intervention services, prevention programs, and information on life skills, conflict management, new parent support, parenting and other needs to aid individuals and families to function in a healthy manner. The maltreatment program assesses and provides interventions to families or individuals who have experienced abuse or neglect. Individuals do not need to be referred but can access Family Advocacy services directly during duty hours.

Commanders are notified of all allegations of abuse in active-duty service member families.

A staff member is available after duty hours and on weekends to respond to emergencies. The on-call Family Advocacy provider can be reached by contacting the Emergency Department at (937) 257-3203/0770.

Family Advocacy is located in WPMC Trailer 830T1, across from the emergency room. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Family Health Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 522-2778

Website.............. www.tricareonline.com

The Family Health Clinic provides general diagnostic evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic medical problems plus health screenings and preventive care for all patients enrolled to the clinic. The clinic has two teams: Red and Blue. Each TRICARE Prime/Plus patient is enrolled to a specific PCM. All patients are seen by appointment. Walk-in sick call is not available. All your appointments should be made with your PCM whenever possible. To make or cancel an appointment, please use TRICARE Online or call the TRICARE appointment line.

After-hours medical advice is available to enrolled beneficiaries for acute concerns. Please contact the provider on call at (877) 667-5573. The on-call provider does not have access to test results or the ability to fill medication requests.

Flight Medicine

Phone.................... (937) 257-4284/4285

The Flight Medicine Clinic provides total routine care for aircrew members and their dependents. Flight surgeons also provide routine care to those in special operations duty, such as air traffic controllers.

To make or cancel an appointment, use
TRICARE Online, call the TRICARE appointment line or contact the clinic.

The flight medicine clinic is located on the first floor of the medical center and is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Health and Wellness Center (HAWC)

Phone........................... (937) 904-9355

The HAWC offers education, counseling and training on nutrition, exercise, stress reduction and tobacco cessation. Classes and activities are open to active-duty personnel, retirees and dependents age 18 and older, as well as civil service employees..

The HAWC is located inside the Wright Field Fitness Center on C Street in Area B. Hours of operation are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Hematology/Oncology Clinic

Phone.................... (937) 257-1398/1408

This clinic specializes in treatment of blood diseases and disorders as well as cancer-linked diseases. Referrals are required.

The clinic is located on the third floor. Hours of operation are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Immunization Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-1684

Active-duty patients have priority for this walk-in clinic.

The clinic is located on the main floor,
Room 1D9. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days. Exceptions include: closed after noon on the first Thursday of the month; smallpox vaccinations are given on Friday from 8 a.m. to noon; and the yellow fever vaccine is given on every Friday from 9 to 10 a.m.

Infectious Disease Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-1757

This clinic provides services for patients with infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, latent tuberculosis infection, osteomyelitis, and other infections. Referrals are required. The clinic also advises international travelers on issues pertaining to malaria chemoprophylaxis, immunizations, and traveler’s diarrhea. A referral for travel information is not required; travelers should contact the clinic directly.

The clinic is located on the fifth floor. Hours of operation are from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Internal Medicine Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-1753

This clinic offers outpatient care to active-duty members, their dependents, and retirees. A consult is needed in order to obtain an appointment in the clinic. For those who are stationed at Wright-Patterson AFB, your primary provider will make a referral if your condition warrants an evaluation by an internist. If you are permanently changing stations to Wright-Patterson AFB and are under the care of an internist at another facility, request that your physician write a consult so that we may continue to provide quality care.

The clinic is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Laboratory Services

Phone........................... (937) 257-9935

Laboratory Services oversees specimen collection and phlebotomy services for all active duty, retirees and dependents. Services include: laboratory services for outside providers on tests performed in-house and at military reference laboratories; bleeding times on adults and pediatric patients; glucose tolerance testing and coordination of special studies.

The clinic is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Mental Health Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-6877

The mental health clinic assesses acute mental health concerns and provides solution-focused, goal-oriented mental health services. We offer a variety of treatment modalities including psycho-educational classes, brief group, couples, and individual psychotherapy and medication management.

The mental health clinic provides services to active-duty members and families of deployed personnel. On a space-available basis, other eligible beneficiaries are served. Services for children and adolescents are available but limited.

Individuals do not need to be referred, but can access mental health services directly during duty hours.

A staff member is always available after duty hours and on weekends to respond to emergencies. The on-call mental health clinic provider can be reached by contacting the Emergency Department at (937) 257-3203/0770.

The clinic is located in the WPMC Trailer 830T1, across from the emergency room. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Neurology Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-8754

This clinic provides neurological assessment and testing for patients with neurological diseases or injuries of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves and muscles. Referrals are required.

The clinic is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Nuclear Medicine

Phone........................... (937) 257-9679

Referrals are required.

The clinic is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Nutrition Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-8815

This clinic is staffed with registered dietitians and diet therapists to meet medical nutrition therapy needs. Nutrition services are offered through individual appointments and classes on a variety of topics.

One-on-one and class appointments are available. Contact your primary care manager for a referral or call the nutrition clinic directly to schedule an appointment.

The clinic is located in the basement across from the main elevators in Room BN8. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and Friday, as well as from
7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday during WPMC’s normal duty days.

OB/GYN Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-1160

This clinic works with women’s primary care manager to provide specialized care in gynecology, as well as obstetrical services.

The clinic is located on the second floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, as well as Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to noon and 3 to
4:30 p.m. during WPMC’s normal duty days. Depo-Provera and Lupron shots are available 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Occupational Medicine

Phone........................... (937) 255-4809

This clinic monitors the health and safety of all military and civilian employees on Wright-Patterson AFB through identification of workplace environmental hazards, surveillance exams to ensure proper worker protection, reporting and management of workplace injuries and illnesses, and consults to personnel for job placement and security clearances. It also serves as a satellite triage and treatment center for all Area B employees.

It is located in Building 675 in Area B. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Occupational Therapy Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-8753

This clinic evaluates and treats upper extremity orthopedic conditions and upper extremity post-surgical rehabilitation. The clinic specializes in hand therapy. Referrals are required.

The clinic is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Ophthalmology Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-3509

Services include intraocular lens implantation, laser surgery as well as reconstructive eyelid, muscle, orbital, and lacrimal surgery. Referrals are required.

The clinic is located on the second floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Optometry Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-9309

The optometry clinic provides routine and urgent primary eye care. To make or cancel an appointment, call (877) 522-3600 or visit www.tricareonline.com.

The optometry clinic is located on the second floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Phone........................... (937) 257-9588

A specialty of dentistry, this service includes diagnosis, surgical, and adjunctive treatment of disease, injuries, and defects involving the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissue of the oral and maxillofacial areas. Referral is required and care for non-active duty beneficiaries is on a space-available basis.

It is located on the second floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Orthopedics

Phone........................... (937) 257-9416

This department delivers care to active-duty patients via podiatry, sports medicine, and total joint replacement clinics as well as routine orthopedic care. Dependents and retirees are seen on a space-available basis. Referrals are required.

It is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Orthotic Lab/Brace Shop

Phone........................... (937) 257-3524

The shop provides custom and prefabricated orthopedic braces and orthotics. No appointment necessary but prescriptions are required.

It is located in the basement. Hours of operation are 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Pediatric Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-6991

The Pediatric Clinic provides general pediatric services for newborns to children less than 18 years of age who are enrolled to the clinic. Pediatric subspecialties in developmental pediatrics, pediatric cardiology and pediatric gastroenterology currently are offered.

The clinic offers immunizations during each appointment. In addition, immunizations are also offered on a walk-in basis.

The Pediatric Clinic is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Physical Therapy Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-8753

This clinic’s services are directed at the diagnosis and treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. The clinic specializes in orthopedic physical therapy to include: manual medicine, sports injury rehab and post orthopedic/neurosurgery rehabilitation. Referrals are required for all non-active duty patients. Active duty are authorized to self-refer.

It is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Plastic Surgery Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-9922

This clinic provides a variety of services including head, neck, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. Other than reconstructive surgery, retirees and dependents pay for these services. Referrals are required.

The Plastic Surgery Clinic is located on the second floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Podiatry Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-8759

This clinic provides comprehensive medical and surgical care of the foot. Referrals are required.

It is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Primary Care Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-9700

Phone for advice after

duty hours..................... (877) 667-5573

This clinic provides health care services to ensure readiness and mission support.

Primary Care is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Public Health Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-0098

Public Health controls disease transmission through patient interviews, outbreak investigations, patient education and community outreach programs. They inspect for sanitary condition of facilities and ensure food wholesomeness. Additionally, it conducts pest and vector surveillance, recommending prevention and control measures when required.

It is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Pulmonary

Phone........................... (937) 257-1591

The Pulmonary Department offers comprehensive clinical evaluation and treatment for a wide range of pulmonary diseases and conditions. Referrals are required.

It located on the main floor in Medicine Clinic B. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Radiation Therapy

Phone........................... (937) 257-4159

Radiation Therapy helps in the management of cancer patients. In addition to external radiation treatments, the department has the technology to deliver treatment with internal radioactive sources, hypothermia, and intra- operative electron beam therapy. Referrals are required.

It is located in the basement. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Radiology

Phone.................... (937) 257-8760/1936

Phone (MRI)................... (937) 257-0776

Radiology offers a full range of services from simple X-rays to the highly sophisticated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Once your provider determines that you need an X-ray or radiographic study, bring your request to the department’s reception clerk. At that time you will be given pre-procedure instructions and other materials necessary for the specific procedure to be performed. Routine radiographs such as chests, sinuses, spine, abdomen, extremities, etc., are accomplished the same day they are requested on a walk-in basis.

It located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Rheumatology Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-9926

This clinic offers evaluation and treatment of patients with various forms of inflammatory arthritis and associated inflammatory conditions. The clinic also offers recommendations to primary care providers in the evaluation of patients with non-articular, soft tissue pain syndromes (bursitis, tendonitis, myofascial pain, and fibromyalgia) and degenerative disorders like osteoarthritis. Referrals are required.

It is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Surgery Clinic

Phone.................... (937) 257-9922/9923

This clinic provides a complete line of surgical and subspecialty care, including: general, thoracic, vascular, colorectal, surgical oncology and plastic surgery. Care is available to all eligible beneficiaries. Referrals are required.

It is located on the second floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

TRICARE Services

TRICARE Appointment

Line.................. (937) 522-APPT (2778)

Website.............. www.tricareonline.com

The TRICARE Service Center (TSC) provides a variety of services including enrollment changes, PCM changes, covered/non-covered service determinations, referral/authorization assistance, and billing/claims information.

The TSC is located on the first floor of the Wright-Patterson Medical Center. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on normal duty days. Beneficiaries are seen on a walk-in basis.

Urology Clinic

Phone........................... (937) 257-9268

This clinic provides care for a wide variety of problems which include male infertility, male sexual abnormalities, kidney stones and tumors, prostate tumors, bladder tumors, urinary tract infections, prostate problems, and bed wetting. Referrals are required.

It is located on the main floor. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on WPMC’s normal duty days.

Pharmacies

Inpatient Pharmacy

Phone........................... (937) 257-9032

Located inside the main entrance to WPMC and operates 24/7. This pharmacy fills new prescriptions for eligible patients seen by WPMC staff. This pharmacy does not fill outpatient prescriptions.

Pharmacists provide medication counseling to patients prior to discharge from WPMC. Medication counseling provides the patient with the information they need to effectively manage their health outside of the hospital. Information is provided on the proper use of the medication, possible side effects and interactions.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The facility is closed Saturday, Sunday, federal holidays, Wright-Patterson AFB family days, and during base closure due to inclement weather.

Additional inpatient pharmacy telephone numbers: pharmacy patient advocates,
(937) 257-9014/9019; officer in charge, (937) 257-0132; and noncommissioned officer in charge, (937) 257-9019.

Outpatient Pharmacy (The Atrium)

Phone........................... (937) 257-9032

This pharmacy fills accepts prescriptions from WPMC doctors, dentists, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. It is located on the first floor.

All refill requests must be called in to the pharmacy’s automated refill request line at (937) 257-9016 and be picked up at the Kittyhawk Pharmacy.

Kittyhawk Pharmacy

Phone........................... (937) 656-1656

Refill request line............ (937) 257-9016

Fills new prescriptions from civilian providers and all refill prescriptions. Patients may use either TRICARE Online or the telephone refill system for refill prescriptions. Both are available 24 hours a day. A convenient drive-through and commissary pharmacy kiosk are available for refill pick up.

Prescriptions written by off-base providers must be typed or written in ink, contain the provider’s DEA number, address, and phone number.

The Kittyhawk Pharmacy is located adjacent to the commissary in the Kittyhawk Center. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The facility is closed Saturday, Sunday, federal holidays, Wright-Patterson AFB family days, and during base closure due to inclement weather.

Ancillary Services

Fisher House

Phone........................... (937) 257-0855

The Fisher Houses are compassionate care facilities, located on Wright-Patterson AFB within walking distance to the hospital. The houses provide a comfortable place to stay, serving patients and families from all branches of the military receiving active treatment at Wright Patterson Medical Center. The houses provide a safe and comfortable home-away-from-home for families in need.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Veterinary Treatment

Phone........................... (937) 257-6853

The veterinary treatment facility, located in Building 1435, Area A, provides basic health care to privately owned animals belonging to active-duty military, retired military and their dependents. These services include routine vaccinations, tests for parasites, sick call and treatment of diseases that can be transmitted to humans.

Animals are seen by appointment only.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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