The General Surgery clinic provides medical care under the Department of Specialty Care. Specific areas of treatment are vasectomies, hemorrhoids, gall bladder disease, lipomas, abscesses, breast masses, circumcisions, anal fistula’s, hernia’s both inguinal and umbilical, and varicose veins, excluding spider veins. Same day service is offered for urgent patients based on a referral from a primary care provider. McDonald Army Health Center is an ambulatory surgical center. In-patient and overnight services are not offered. Operative cases are only same day surgical procedures.
Patients must have a referral from a primary care provider to make appointments with the surgical clinic.
Access to Care
Active duty service members, family members of active duty service members, retired service members and their family members that are enrolled in TRICARE Prime.
To schedule an appointment, please login to TRICARE Online or call the Hampton Roads Appointment Center (HRAC) at 1-866-645-4584.
Mon - Fri: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sat, Sun and Holidays: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
To cancel an appointment, please go to TRICARE Online and access the Appointment Center. McDonald Army Health Center requires that beneficiaries cancel 24 hours prior to your appointment.
Don't Be a no-show!
McDonald Army Health Center wants your help in reducing the number of "No Shows". Patients who miss appointments or arrive late by 15 minutes or more to their scheduled appointments are considered "No Shows". "No Shows" limit the number of available appointments. The Health Center request beneficiaries cancel at least 24 hours prior to your appointment.