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Health Services

Specialty Care

In this section you will find information on the following specialty clinics: Audiology, Dermatology, Physical therapy, and Orthopedics. Please used the drop down menu on the left to select the service you need.


The function of the Outpatient Audiology Clinic provides comprehensive audiologic support for active duty and eligible beneficiaries for the determination of etiology, pathology, and magnitude of hearing loss and potential for remediation and rehabilitation. It also assists in the evaluation of auditory and vestibular systems. Specific services include pure tone threshold audiometry; basic and advanced clinical testing; pediatric evaluations; neonatal hearing testing as part of the early hearing loss identification program; hearing aid evaluation, fittings, and repairs; ear mold fittings; vestibular evaluations; dispensing of hearing protection devices (fitting, education, and motivation); and determination of proper referral and disposition. Additional support includes healthcare education and counseling on hearing, inpatient audiologic evaluations, auditory monitoring of hearing thresholds following medical and surgical intervention, intraoperative monitoring of cranial nerves, assistive listening device guidance, and aural rehabilitation classes.  


The function of the Outpatient Dermatology Clinic examines, diagnoses, and treats patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair, and nails. The Clinic conducts diagnoses and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles, and other tumors of the skin, manages contact dermatitis and other allergic and non-allergic skin disorders, and recognizes the skin manifestation of system (including malignancy) and infectious diseases. Dermatologists have special training in dermapathology and in the surgical techniques used in dermatology. The management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars, and the skin changes associated with aging.

Physical Therapy

The function of the Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic develops, coordinates, and uses special knowledge and skills in planning, organizing, and managing programs for the care of inpatients and outpatients whose ability to function is impaired or threatened by disease or injury. It incorporates activities such as direct patient care, evaluation, testing, consultation, counseling, OJT teaching, administration, research, and community services. Physical therapy primarily serves patients whose actual impairment is related to neuromusculoskeletal, pulmonary, and cardiovascular systems. It evaluates the function and impairment of these systems including testing and evaluating muscle and range of motion, and selects and applies therapeutic procedures to maintain, improve, or restore these functions. Therapeutic procedures include therapeutic exercises, application of physical modalities (heat and cold), gait training, including prosthetics, training in activities of daily living, and home visits to advise or give therapy. The Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic provides instructions for special exercise programs related to pre-partum and post-partum care, weight reduction, physical reconditioning.


The function of Outpatient Orthopedic Care provides diagnostic services, care, treatment, minor surgical procedures, and proper medical disposition of inpatients and outpatients referred to orthopedic clinics; provides follow-up care for selected post-operative outpatient patients; provides a comprehensive plan of care for patients, including monitoring and maintaining their state of health, counseling and guidance, health education, rehabilitation, and prevention of disease; provides cast and orthotic services; and provides clinical and consultation services, medical care evaluation, professional training of assigned personnel, preparation and submission of reports, and maintenance of medical records. The organization of the Orthopedic Care function varies according to patient load, staffing, and facilities. When subspecialty services are established, they will provide the related specialized techniques and practices using all the available modern diagnostic procedures, studies, and therapies. If patient loads do not justify establishing any or all of the clinical subspecialties indicated.

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