The 673d Medical Group (673 MDG) is a 55-bed military, 8 operating room military treatment facility providing primary and subspecialty, outpatient and inpatient care to 159,000 Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs beneficiaries. This Joint Venture hospital is a primary referral center for Alaska.
It supports global engagement through multiple Expeditionary Medical Support elements, Critical Care Air Transport Teams, and casualty reception with mission capability of expanding to 170 beds, and a 100-bed En-Route Patient Staging System. As a Joint Venture facility, 673 MDG is recognized throughout the nation for our partnership with the Alaska Department of Veteran Affairs. We continually explore ways in which we can collaborate and integrate services to provide more effective and efficient healthcare.
Our Mission: Vanguard medics delivering flexible capability when and where needed.
Our Vision: The medical service the AF needs; ready for disaster or war, ensuring a healthy population.
Our Goals: Maximize Full Spectrum Readiness. Embody Trusted Care Values. Enable DoD Mission Partners. Serve our Patients, Staff, & Community.
673d Medical Operations Squadron: Approximately 360 health care professionals provide primary care including family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, and emergency medicine. Specialty care includes mental health, family advocacy, cardiopulmonary, dermatology, allergy and immunizations, neurology, gastroenterology, sleep lab, the traumatic brain injury clinic, substance abuse, physical, chiropractic, and occupational therapy. Normal clinic operations are weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with the exception of the Emergency Department which is 24/7.
673d Dental Squadron: The Dental Squadron provides a full range of services to the active-duty population including general dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, implants and prosthodontics. Orthodontic services are limited to the treatment of severe malocclusion.
673d Aerospace Medicine Squadron: The Aerospace Medicine Squadron provides the following services that support the wing and our beneficiaries: flight medicine, primary care, preventative and occupational medicine, force health management, optometry, public health, occupational and environmental surveillance, CBRNE identification, human performance enhancement training, disaster/flight line response services, and health promotion services. Sick call hours for personnel on flying status is provided daily from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Flight Medicine in Building 8497.
673d Medical Support Squadron: The Medical Support Squadron provides a full complement of support services to medical group staff and beneficiaries to include: personnel and administrative services, medical logistics, information systems, medical readiness, patient administration, TRICARE operations, resource management, nutritional medicine, pharmacy, and laboratory services.
673d Surgical Operations Squadron: The Surgical Operations Squadron offers full surgical specialty capability for general surgery, orthopedics, podiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, urology, otorhinolaryngology, ophthalmology, including laser refractive surgery for active duty personnel, wound care, and comprehensive pain management. Currently, the speech pathology service is expanding service capabilities.
673d Inpatient Operations Squadron: Patients requiring inpatient or overnight care are admitted to the intensive care unit, multi service unit, behavioral health, perinatal and neonatal unit, and labor and delivery unit. Our perinatal services unit won Alaska's 1st Safe Sleep Award for its dedication to the fight against Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Additionally, we were awarded the 2014 "Best Inpatient Facility Patient Safety Program."