Women Veterans - VA Western New York Healthcare System
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VA Western New York Healthcare System

 

Women Veterans

VA Western New York Healthcare system has changed to meet the needs of the ever-growing population of women Veterans. Through our Women’s Primary Care Wellness Center, we offer complete health care for women Veterans.

Women’s Health Services at VA Western New York Healthcare System

  • Obstetrics and Gynecological Services 
  • Pap Smears 
  • Maternity Care 
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy 
  • Mammography/Breast Care Services  
  • Accredited mammography services 
  • Breast ultrasound 
  • Breast surgery (biopsy, mastectomies, reconstruction) 
  • Full range of cancer treatment (radiation therapy, chemotherapy) 
  • Sexual Trauma Counseling  
  • Primary Care 
  • Bone Densitometry 
  • Smoking Cessation Programs  
  • Homeless Women Veterans Program 
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation/Gender Specific Cardiology Care 
  • Dietary Consultations 
  • Persian Gulf Registry 
  • Urinary Health/Incontinence/Biofeedback 
  • Women's Substance Abuse Group 
  • Domestic Violence Support Programs


Health care services for Veterans are provided by VA providers or accredited community providers. Every woman Veteran has the right to a health care provide trained in women’s health. Women may also request a female or male provider at their discretion.

For general information on Women’s health care and benefits, call the Women Veterans Call Center at 1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636).
Free Apps to women Veterans:

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For Women Veterans, VA is Here

VA welcomes women Veterans. We are committed to providing high-quality services in a sensitive and safe environment at all VA facilities. Women Veteran Program Managers are available at each VA medical center to assist women Veterans with questions and coordinate services (see contact information on this page).

Each woman Veteran is assigned a Women’s Health Primary Care Provider. These experienced providers are trained to deliver comprehensive primary care, as well as routine women’s health care. You will be at the center of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) where a provider, nurse, and others will work with you to manage your health care:

  • Primary care: general medical care for acute and chronic conditions, such as chronic pain, high blood pressure, and diabetes
  • Preventive care: immunizations and cancer screenings (breast and cervical), osteoporosis screening and management
  • Gender-specific care
  • Birth control, family planning, and preconception counseling

Learn more about the gender-specific services VA has to offer

Women Veterans Call Center

The Women Veterans Call Center provides women Veterans information about VA services and resources, benefits, and eligibility. The toll-free line is available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. ET and on Saturdays 8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. ET. Please see our Women Veterans Call Center website or call 855-VA-WOMEN (855-829-6636). Call, chat, or text are all available.

Contact

Women’s Primary Care
Call Center
716-862-8567

Amy Malik, MSN RN
Women Veterans Program Manager
Buffalo VA Medical Center
716-862-8891
Amy.malik1@va.gov

She Wore These
Women Veterans Call Center: 1-855-VA-WOMEN