Occupational Medicine

Clinical Services

  1. We provide occupation-based medical surveillance and physical examinations to active duty and government employees, of Naval Air Station Oceana, Dam Neck Annex and Tri-care Prime Virginia Beach, to determine if workers are medically and physically able to perform their assigned duties without substantial risk of harm to themselves, others, or the mission.
  2. We provide health risk assessments to evaluate hazards associated within the workplace.
  3. We provide return-to-work evaluations of civilian employees following prolonged work absence due to an illness or injury.


  1. "Part-1" Appointments: The "Part-1" appointments are scheduled through TRICARE's Hampton Roads Appointment Center (HRAC) 1-866-MIL-HLTH (1-866-645-4584).
    Please communicate that the appointment is for Occupational Health at BHC Oceana.

    Appointment Center's Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Weekends/Holidays: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    Closed Christmas Day.
  2. "Part-2" Appointments: The "Part-2" or follow-up appointments with the Physician are scheduled by the Occupational Medicine Department upon completion of the Part-1 appointment.
  3. "Walk-in" Visits: Are done on a case-by-case basis and staff availability (i.e. Hearing Tests, Command Check-ins and Medical screenings).

    Medical Screenings for AA&E, ASF and High Risk Training/Firefighter Training are completed Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. &1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Emergency Services

On-base emergencies call the base Emergency Medical Service/Ambulance: 433-9111.

The Occupational Medicine Dept. has NO Urgent Care or Emergency Services capabilities.
  1. Go directly to the nearest emergency room or urgent care clinic for treatment. 
  2. All Government Employees with work-related injuries or illnesses can elect to be seen by their Primary Care Physician of choice.
  3. A "Return-to-Work" evaluation must be conducted by the Occupational Medicine Physician prior to returning to work after the immediate injury or medical condition have been evaluated and treated. Call 757-953-3772 to schedule a Return-to-Work evaluation.

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Occupational Health Nurse
(757) 953-3772


Branch Health Clinic NAS Oceana


Monday through Friday 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Closed Weekends and Holidays
Updated 28 March 2023
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