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Durham VA Medical Center

The Durham VA Medical Center is a general medical and surgical tertiary care facility affiliated with Duke University School of Medicine, the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry and the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. The facility provides diagnostic and therapeutic services in medicine, surgery, neurology, psychiatry and skilled nursing home care, as well as complete ambulatory care services including community based outpatient clinics located in Greenville, Morehead City and Raleigh. There are 151 acute beds (75 Medicine, 48 Surgery, 28 Psychiatry) and 120 nursing home beds. The facility has an 11-bed SICU, 8-bed CCU and 8-bed MICU.

The facility serves as a major referral center for North Carolina, southern Virginia, northern South Carolina and eastern Tennessee for subspecialty treatment, radiation therapy, neurological disorders, therapeutic endoscopy, high-risk open-heart surgery and other special procedures. Special programs at Durham include a comprehensive Women’s Health Center, a Home Based Primary Care program, a Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), the VISN 6 Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC), the Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, the Southeast Epilepsy Center of Excellence and the Epidemiology Research and Information Center (ERIC).


Medical Director

Joseph Salama, MD


Manisha Palta, MD
W. Robert Lee, MD, MS
Christine Eyler, MD, PhD
Joshua Siglin, MD
Sarah Jo Stephens, MD
Zachary Reitman, MD, PhD

Medical Physicists

Devon Godrey, PhD
Angie Hu, PhD
Haijun Song, PhD

Contact Information

Department of Radiation Oncology
Durham VA Medical Center
508 Fulton Street
Durham, NC 27705
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(919) 286-0411
(888) 878-6890 toll-free