Women Veterans - VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
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VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System


Women Veterans


Monica Rawlinson-Maynor, MD Acting Women's Health Director
Janice Postlewaite, LCSW Women Veterans Program Manager
Monica Blakney-Mercer, RN Maternity Care Coordinator

VA Medical Center
Suite 3A-333 (3rd floor)
6900 North Pecos Road
N. Las Vegas, NV 89086
(702) 791-9176

Women Veterans assigned to the Women’s Health Center have access to Women’s Health Primary Care PACT teamlets (Women’s Health Designated Provider, RN, LPN, Medical Support Assistant).
Services within Women’s Health Center include but are not limited to:

  • Comprehensive Primary Care
  • Gender Specific Care
  • Gynecology
  • Urology
  • Social Work Services
  • Mental Health
  • Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
  • PACT Pharmacist
  • Telehealth

Maternity Care (Your primary care provider will refer you to Non-VA Care, and you will be assigned an obstetrician provider in the community.)
Women’s Health Services are also offered in the 4 Primary Care Clinics (Northwest, Southwest, Northeast, Southeast). Each site of care has at least one Women’s Health Designated Provider (WHDP).
If not already assigned to a WHDP in the clinic of their choosing, Women Veterans have the option to request a change in providers. Women Veterans who wish to be assigned to a Women's Health Designated Provider, should contact the Women's Health Center at (702) 791-9000 x14358.

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Personal Health Inventory
First Time Women's Health Center patients are encouraged to fill out this Personal Health Inventory and discuss with the Primary Care Provider.

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For Women Veterans, VA is Here

Women Veteran Program Managers are available at each VA Medical Center nationwide to assist women Veterans and coordinate services. Women Veterans who are interested in receiving care at VA should contact the nearest VA Medical Center.

Women Veterans are assigned to a designated Women’s Health Primary Care Provider who can provide general primary care and is specially trained or experienced in women’s care.

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Whole Health - It's All About You

VA’s Whole Health System offers women Veterans proactive and personalized health care—empowering you to achieve your greatest level of health and well-being. Whole Health means the Whole You. From integrative health approaches like stress reduction, nutrition, and health coaching, to traditional clinical care and complementary health approaches—your journey to Whole Health starts here.

Well-Being Programs

Proactive, integrative health approaches such as:

  • Health coaching
  • Mind-body therapies and stress reduction
  • Mindfulness
  • Nutrition and weight management
  • Peer support and community resources
  • Programs to stop smoking
  • Physical therapy and chiropractic services

General Health

You will be at the center of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT). A provider, nurse, and others will engage with you to manage your health care.

  • Primary care: includes general medical care for acute and chronic conditions, such as chronic pain, high blood pressure, and diabetes
  • Preventive care: includes immunizations and cancer screenings, such as mammogram, Pap, and colonoscopy
  • Gender-specific care
  • Birth control
  • Family planning and preconception counseling
  • Maternity and newborn care (first 7 days after birth)
  • Osteoporosis screening and management

Gynecology Health Services

Evaluation and treatment for:

  • Abnormal Pap test
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Infertility
  • Pelvic pain
  • Gynecologic cancers

Mental Health

Evaluation, counseling, and treatment for:

  • Depression, mood, and anxiety disorders
  • Alcohol and drug use and addiction
  • Coping with illness
  • Intimate partner violence/sexual and domestic abuse
  • Military sexual trauma (MST)
  • Parenting and caregiver concerns
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress adjustment from deployment

Specialty Care

  • Management of chronic or complex conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and fibromyalgia, as well as HIV/AIDS and hepatitis
  • Surgery programs available at most Medical Centers
  • Rehabilitation, homebound, and long-term care VA referrals are given to those in need of rehabilitation therapies, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy

VA referrals are given to those in need of rehabilitation therapies, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, exercise therapy, recreational therapy, and vocational therapy.