About the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center - Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center
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Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center


About the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center

The Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited, complexity level 2 facility located in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita is the largest city in Kansas with a metropolitan population of 500,000. The Medical Center serves over 30,000 Veterans living in 59 counties of the state.

The Medical Center is a primary and secondary care facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, secondary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, cardiology, neurology, oncology, dentistry, visual impairment and low vision rehabilitation, spinal cord dysfunction, TBI, polytrauma, pain management, PTSD, homeless, MHICM, prosthetic laboratory/orthotics, and extended care services.

The Medical Center is part of VHA VISN 15, which includes the Eastern Kansas Health Care System (Topeka & Leavenworth), Kansas City, Columbia, St. Louis, Marion, and Poplar Bluff VA Medical Centers. The geographic region includes: Kansas, Missouri, Southern Illinois, and Southern Indiana.

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics

In addition to our main facility in Wichita, we offer services in five community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in —

  • Dodge City, Kansas
  • Hays, Kansas
  • Hutchinson, Kansas
  • Parsons, Kansas
  • Salina, Kansas


To honor and serve Veterans with world class care that improves the quality of their lives through a diverse workforce who feel engaged and valued.


Be a quality healthcare organization that Veterans and employees choose and trust.

Key Business Drivers

Our key business drivers are patient/employee safety, continuous improvement and financial responsibility.


Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.

Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA’s mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.

Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.

Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.

Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.