United States Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Health Care Upstate New York - VISN 2

Women’s Health Services

Women Veteran Services

Services for Women Veterans Include:
  • Obstetrics and Gynecological Services
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Pap Smears
    • Maternity Care
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Transvaginal Ultrasound
  • Mammography/Breast Care Services 
    • Accredited Mammography Services (ACR)
    • Breast Ultrasound
    • Breast Surgery (biopsy, Mastectomies, Reconstruction)
    • Full Range of Cancer Treatment (Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy)
  • Sexual Trauma Counseling 
  • Primary Care
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Smoking Cessation Programs 
  • Homeless Women Veterans Program
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation/Gender Specific Cardiology Care
  • Dietary Consultations
  • Persian Gulf Registry
  • Urinary Health/Incontinence/Biofeedback
  • Women's Substance Abuse Group
  • Domestic Violence Programs
Services for women Veterans are provided by VA providers or accredited community providers. Every woman Veteran has the right to a health care provide trained in women’s health. Women may also request a female or male provider at their discretion.

For information on general VA health care benefits please see the Veterans Health Benefits Booklet.
For more information contact your local Women Veterans Program Manager
Albany VA Medical Center
Women’s Wellness Center
Phone: (518) 626-5968
Women Veterans Program Manager
Jane E. Weber, MS, RN
Phone: (518) 626-5519
e-mail: ***

Bath VA Medical Center
Women’s Wellness Center
Phone: (607) 664-4635
Women Veterans Program Manager
Greta Ledgerwood RN BSN
(607) 664-4662
e-mail: ***

Buffalo VA Medical Center
Women’s Wellness Center
Pink Team One (716) 862-7394
Pink Team Two (716) 862-8674
Women Veterans Program Manager
Jill B. LaMantia, MSN, RN
(716) 862-8891
e-mail: ***

Canandaigua VA Medical Center
Information on women’s health services
Women Veterans Program Manager
Tammy Franklin, LCSW
(585) 393-7621
e-mail: ***

Syracuse VA Medical Center
Women’s Wellness Center
Phone: (315) 425-4652
Women Veterans Program Manager
Mary LaRussa, FNP-BC
(315) 425-4400 x53866
e-mail: ***


Resources
Center for Women Veterans
VA Programs for Women Veterans
Women Veterans Issues **
Nat'l Women's Health Information Center **
WebMD: Healthy Women *
JAMA Women's Health *
A Forum for Women's Health *
Military Women Veterans *
Office of General Services Women Veterans Memorial *
Health Promotion for Women with Disabilities Web site *
Health Line - Menopause *




Women Veterans Home
Mammography | Sexual Trauma | OB/GYN

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