VA North Texas Health Care System
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
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:
- Are scheduling your appointment with a VA medical facility that accepts online scheduling, and
- Have had a primary care appointment at that VA facility within the last 2 years, and
- Have a My HealtheVet Premium account or DS Logon Premium account (used for eBenefits and milConnect)
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
Upgrade your Existing Accounts
To schedule a new appointment, reschedule an existing appointment or find a list of your current appointments, call the appropriate facility:
Dallas VA Medical Center
214-742-8387 or 800-849-3597
Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center (Bonham)
903-583-2111 or 800-924-8387 ext. 36425
Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic
817-730-0000 or 1-800-443-9672
Tyler VA Primary Care Clinic
903-590-3050 or 855-375-6930
Polk Street VA Annex Clinic (Dallas)
Bridgeport Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Denton Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Granbury Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Greenville Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Sherman Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Change/Reschedule Your Appointment
If you cannot keep your appointment, please contact immediately. This will allow us to schedule another Veteran who needs medical attention in your slot, and reduce overall wait times for appointments.
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.