Emergency Room - Birmingham, Alabama VA Health Care System
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Birmingham, Alabama VA Health Care System


Emergency Room

About the ER

The Emergency Room (ER) is a 12-bed unit, that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Treatment is provided for urgent and emergent medical conditions. Surgical care is also provided on a consultation basis. Psychiatric emergencies are referred to the Tuscaloosa VA, or other VA or non-VA psychiatric facilities based upon bed availability.

Patients with major trauma are referred to the nearest trauma center. Patients with conditions requiring emergent care who do not live in Birmingham are referred to the nearest hospital for stabilization and transfer. Please call (205) 933-4518 for more information.

Contact Info


  • Birmingham VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 205-933-4518

Hours of Operation

  • 24/7