About the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan - John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan
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John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan

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About the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan

Since 1939, the Detroit VA Healthcare System has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation.  In 1996, the medical center moved from its original location in Allen Park, Michigan to the current location in Detroit. Located in the Midtown area of Detroit, it’s our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 330,000 Veterans living in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair counties. This population represents approximately forty-four percent of the Veteran population in the lower peninsula of Michigan.

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics

In addition to our main facility in Detroit, we offer services in two community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in:


Our mission is to provide timely, compassionate and high quality care to those we serve by encouraging teamwork, education, research, innovation, and continuous improvement.


Our vision for the next decade is to be recognized as a leader in healthcare with a focus on meeting the unique healthcare needs of our surrounding community. This will be accomplished by integrating healthcare delivery to Veterans; providing a seamless continuum of care, supporting education, promoting community health and becoming an employer of choice.

Core Values (ICARE)

  • Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with 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.

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Medical Center Leadership

Please click here to meet the leadership of the Detroit VA Healthcare System.

Partners and Education

The Detroit VA Healthcare System is a teaching hospital and provides a full range of services, with state-of-the-art technology for patient care as well as education and research. Click here for information on our academic affiliations and teaching programs.

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Accreditation and Achievements

The Detroit VA Healthcare System has received a number of accreditations and awards. Please click here for more information: http://www.detroit.va.gov/about/accreditation.asp.


John D. Dingell VA Medical Center
4646 John R Street
Detroit, Michigan 48201