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John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan

 

Surgical Specialties

The Surgical Service at the Detroit VA Healthcare System provides a full range of surgical care. The Service is comprised of 12 sections and treats Veterans in the following surgical specialties:

  • General Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Non-Cardiac Thoracic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
  • Urology
  • Gynecology

The Detroit VAMC also offers programs in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and Dental Services. The medical center has regional programs within the VA system for Orthopedic Surgery and Gynecology. Facilities currently include an Operating Room Suite with eight operating rooms, a Minor Procedures Room and PACU, Step-Down Unit, Inpatient Unit, ICU, Pre-Admission Testing Clinic, Surgery Clinic, ENT Clinic, Eye Clinic, Gynecology Clinic, Urology Clinic and Dental Clinic.

We operate 24 hours per day with the main service being provided between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, during which we are fully staffed. Clinical staff is on call for emergency purposes during all other hours. Any inquiries for the Surgical Service department can be addressed by calling (313) 576-3251.

Dentist and patient in the Dental Clinic

Location and contact information for services in Medical Center:

  • Administrative Office/Office of the ACOS – C4684, 4th Floor, Yellow Tower, (313) 576-1000, ext. 63251
  • Surgery Clinic – A4 South, 4th Floor, Yellow Tower, (313) 576-1000, ext. 63424; Clinics: General Surgery, Plastics, Orthopedics, Vascular (including Vascular Lab), Thoracic
  • Eye Clinic – B3210, 3rd Floor, Red Tower, (313) 576-1000, ext. 65742; Clinics: Optometry, Ophthalmology, Optical Shop
  • ENT Clinic – C2661, 2nd Floor, Yellow Tower, (313) 576-1000, ext. 64017; Clinics: ENT, Head & Neck
  • Gynecology Clinic – B3 South, 3rd Floor, Red Tower, (313) 576-1000, ext. 63903
  • Urology Clinic – A2 South, 2nd Floor, Blue Tower, (313) 576-1000, ext. 64683
  • Dental Clinic – C2481, 2nd Floor, Yellow Tower, (313) 576-1000, ext. 65805
  • Pre Surgical Testing – C3903, 3rd Floor, Blue Tower, (313) 576-1000, ext. 63879

Gamal Mostafa, MD
Associate Chief of Staff, Surgical Service
(313) 576-3598

Hours of Operation:

We operate 24 hours per day with the main service being provided, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, during which we are fully staffed. Clinical staff is on call for emergency purposes during all other hours.

Clinic Hours:

  • General Surgery: Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Vascular/Thoracic Surgery: Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Orthopedic Surgery: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Plastic Surgery: Monday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Podiatry: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Gynecology: Monday, 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Urology: Tuesday & Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • ENT: Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Head & Neck: Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Eye Clinic (Optometry/Ophthalmology): Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Pre Surgical Testing: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Eye examination in the clinic

Contact Info

Location

  • see location and contact information section

Contact Number(s)

  • 313-576-3251

Hours of Operation

  • see clinic hours section