Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center
The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is a two-division Medical Center that provides tertiary care inmedicine, surgery, neurology, psychiatry, rehabilitation medicine, and spinal cord injury. The Downtown Division is authorized 156 beds (58 medicine, 27 surgery, and 71 spinal cord injury). The Uptown Division, located approximately three miles away, is authorized 93 beds (68 psychiatry, 15 blind rehabilitation and 10 medical rehabilitation. In addition, a 132-bed Restorative/Nursing Home Care Unit and 60 domiciliary are located at the Uptown Division.
The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center and Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon entered into a Joint Venture for Shared Services, which provides for the cost-effective sharing of resources between these two federal health care facilities in the Augusta metropolitan area. In 2004, two Active-Duty Rehab Care Units were opened to treat OEF/OIF active duty military personnel who required rehabilitation.