If you have a question about a clinic that is not listed, please check with your PCM. Services vary from one clinic to another within the AFMS. Those services may include:
NOTE: Parking is available in the lot in front as well as the west side of the main hospital building. Handicapped parking is located just to the west of the Outpatient Clinic Entrance.
Open 24 hours a day. Phone number is 228-376-4722.
Substance Abuse Counseling
Telephone: 228-376-0385; DSN 591-0385
Location: Arnold Medical Annex (building 5901)
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday- Friday
In an effort to promote the readiness, health and wellness of our most important resource–people–ADAPT provides comprehensive services to individuals, in coordination with their commands, who are experiencing problems attributed to substance abuse or misuse. ADAPT serves active duty by offering assessment, intervention education, prevention/outreach and rehabilitative services. ADAPT also offers DoD employees one-time assessments and will offer referral resources if further care is required or requested. Information and referral resources will be offered to dependents and retirees.
Appointments available at 8:30, 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday.
Making an appointment TRICARE Prime beneficiaries enrolled to the Keesler Hospital may use the 1-800-700-8603 or 228-376-CARE (2273) appointment line to book or cancel appointments and leave telephone consults for their primary care managers.
The appointment line is open from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; they are closed on weekends and federal holidays and AETC family days. Active-duty personnel may begin calling at 5 a.m. Monday-Friday to meet their appointment needs. All other beneficiaries can call the appointment line to book appointments at 6 a.m. You may also access TRICARE Online, www.tricareonline.com, 24/7 to book an appointment.
Active-duty members with acute medical problems may call the Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-874-2273, option 1, for home care advice. For appointments for acute medical problems, active duty call appointment line, 1-800-700-8603 or 228-376-CARE (2273) (5 a.m. Monday-Friday) and identify that you have an acute medical problem to be booked that day. You may also access TRICARE Online, www.tricareonline.com, 24/7 to book an appointment.
Located in the ENT Clinic on the ground floor, near the outpatient clinic entrance. Referrals are required for audiology appointments and hearing evaluations for all ages. Hearing aids for active military only (to include reservists and ANG). The retiree hearing aid purchasing program is not accepting new clients at this time.
Located on the ground floor (GG400) opposite Immunizations. Office hours are 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday; and 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday.
Located in the Arnold Medical Annex, behind the Meadows Drive tennis courts. The Keesler AFB Blood Donor Center's mission is to support the Armed Services Blood Program to collect, process, store, distribute and transfuse blood worldwide in times of peace and times of war. Hours of operation are 8 7a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Depending on blood types needed, walk-ins and appointments are accepted. Please visit the Blood Donor Center Web Site to make an appointment or for more information at http://www.militaryblood.dod.mil/KeeslerAFB/contact.aspx
Hours of Operation: 7:00am - 4:00pm Monday- Friday.
Referrals are required to be seen in the clinic. Cardiac Catheterizations are done at the Keesler Medical Center. A referral from the PCM is required.
Located on the hospital's first floor (1F100). We provide non-invasive and invasive services for the diagnosis and management of peripheral vascular disease to all active duty military and TRICARE beneficiaries 18 years and older. Cardiac Catheterizations are performed at Keesler Medical Center. A referral from a PCM or a subspecialty clinic is required.
Hours of operation are 7:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday.
Clinic contact number is 228-376-4501.
Located in the medical center’s Back Bay Tower on the first floor across from Physical/Occupational Therapy. DOD states this is ACTIVE DUTY ONLY providing quality, timely, conservative chiropractic care. The clinic is manned by a civilian chiropractor and technician. Chiropractic gives special attention to the physiological and biomechanical aspects including structural, spinal, musculoskeletal, neurological, vascular, nutritional, emotional and environmental relationships. Specifically includes the adjustment and manipulation of the articulations and adjacent tissues of the human body, particularly of the spinal column. Included is the treatment of intersegmental aberrations for alleviation of related functional disorders. Chiropractic is a drug-free, non-surgical science and, as such, does not include pharmaceuticals or surgery. All NEW appointments are scheduled through the Chiropractic Clinic at (228) 376-3412. Hours of operation are 7:30a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and closed on non-training Fridays, weekends and holidays.
The clinic sees all eligible beneficiaries with a referral. As a nurse-managed clinic, it provides education to patients who are taking anti-coagulation medications and monitors lab values. Clinic oversight is provided by a cardiologist. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, and Friday. Closed for lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Clinic is closed on Monday and Fridays. To contact, please call 228-376-3494
Located in building 0824, about two blocks west of the hospital. Priority is given to active duty. Retirees are eligible for stand-by dental care. Hours of operation: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. Emergency care is available after hours through the Emergency Room. Appointments: 228-376-0511.
Call 228-376-5630, 228-376-2662 or 376-3163 (DSN 591). For questions or concerns, contact 376-3163 (DSN 591)
We are a REFERRAL only clinic. However, our referred established patients may be seen by contacting Dermatology for follow-up care. Call 228-376-3501.
We offer MOHS surgery to those already established into our clinic and on an individual case by case basis. New referrals will be contacted by referral management for your first appointment.
Telephone: 228-377-9221; DSN 597-9221
Location: Locker House (building 3101), Room 5711
Hours of Operation: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m.-4 p.m. training Fridays. DDR offers prevention materials, briefings and presentations to spouse organizations, schools, community groups, etc., to educate children, parents and community leaders on the dangers of drug use in our homes, schools and communities
Located in the Back Bay Tower on the northeast corner of the hospital on the ground floor. It provides Level III emergency care. The telephone number is 376-0500. All patients are triaged and seen in order of the severity of their condition as determined by the triage nurse. Emergent/urgent patients will be seen first. All patients will be seen. Those with non-urgent concerns may experience prolonged wait times.
Located on the first floor in room 1A222 in the TRICARE Services office. Hours of operation are 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7 a.m.-4 p.m. training Fridays. Call the Eligibility officer at 228-376-4742.
Hours of Operation: 0730-1600 Monday-Friday. Closed on training days and holidays.
The Endocrinology Clinic is a specialty clinic located in the Medical Specialties Clinic. The clinic currently treats all active duty military and TRICARE beneficiaries with endocrine disorders. Treatment in the Endocrinology Clinic is initiated only after primary care manger or subspecialist referral is placed.
The Air Force Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is designed to provide support to military family members with special needs. All branches of the military offer EFMP, and each Service includes a variety of personnel, medical and family support functions under the EFMP umbrella. Learn more about about the Exceptional Family Member Program and link it (in a new tab) to the EFMP microsite here: http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/EFMP/
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday- Friday.
Phone: 228-376-3457; DSN 591-3457
Social Work, Nursing
The goal of Family Advocacy is to build healthier families, and, therefore, to create more resilient and responsive communities. It consists of four components -Prevention/Outreach, Treatment, Victim Advocacy, and Research. New Parent Support Program is a voluntary prevention program for expectant parents and families with children under the age of 3 offered primarily through home visitation services. Family Advocacy Strength-Based Treatment (FAST) is another voluntary prevention program for couples and families who desire to change destructive patterns of communication. Outreach services are offered through life-skills classes in parenting, relationship enhancement, emotion regulation and resiliency boosting. Treatment services are offered for individuals, couples and families who have experienced maltreatment.
Victim Advocacy is a program which offers victims of intimate partner violence supportive services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Staff members are always available to present special request classes and to speak at commanders' calls.
Location: Family Health Clinic Located on the hospital's ground floor next to the clinic entrance (GF-100).
Hours of Operation: Mon.-Thurs 0700-1630, Fridays 0830- 1630, closed federal holidays and command directed family days, training days.
The staff sees acute illnesses, handles personal health assessments and provides medication refills. A BHOP provider is available, by appointment, Monday through Friday. Physical Therapy is coming soon to Family Health. We currently have disease management nurses for diabetes education and a case manager. Clinical Nurses are available Monday-Friday to assist with same-day appointment requests for acute illnesses/injuries, or to answer questions.
Appointments, medication refill requests, messages for your provider and access to the nurses can be accomplished by calling the appointment services line at 1-800-700-8603.
Appointments available at 8:30, 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday. Bring in Certificate of Medical Examination paperwork to appointment.
Patients for all the above physicals must arrive one hour prior to appointment time and must bring corrective lenses if prescribed.
Preventative Health Assessment (PHA)
ARE YOU MEDICALLY READY? CHECK YOUR STATUS AT: https://imr.afms.mil/imr/MyIMR.aspx
HRR - Web Health Assessment (Web HA) (Part 1) Preventive Health Assessment (PHA) (Part 2) Part 1: Complete AF WEB HA, link below https://afwebha.afms.mil/home.asp?ScreenX=1440&ScreenY=655 Part 2: Schedule Appointment Call Base Operational Medicine Cell (BOMC) at 228-376-2662, 228-376-3163 or 228-376-3809 for Fly PHAs. For non-fly PHAs, call the central appointment line at 1-800-700-8603
Separation / Retirement physicals
Appointments available during clinic hours. Complete DD Form 2697 prior to appointment.
Located in the Triangle Clinic--Bldg. 7420 (Erwin Manor) on Ploesti Drive (next to the Triangle Chapel, behind the Welch Theater). We offer the full range of acute, routine and preventive medicine services to our empanelment. We also provide Occupational Medicine expertise to the 81st Training Wing. Hours of operation: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; (exception - The clinic is CLOSED for ALL FEDERAL HOLIDAYS, AETC Family Days and WARRIOR TRAINING DAYS; Please call the central appointment line, 1-800-700-8603, to schedule an appointment or by calling the clinic directly (228-376-0324).
Physical health assessments, initial flying class physicals and well-exams must be scheduled directly through the BASE OPERATIONAL MEDICAL CELL @ 228-376-2662.
Fly PHA (If currently on flying status)
Call 228-376-3280 to schedule. The following requirements must be completed prior to appointment:
Additional requirements will be determined when appointment is scheduled.
Appointments available at 8:30, 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday.
Location: Gastroenterology Clinic has two locations:
Hours of Operation: 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Mon/Wed and 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tue/Thurs/Fri- The clinic is closed on all federal holidays.
The GI Clinic is staffed with two gastroenterologists. Patients are seen on a referral basis for most gastrointestinal problems to include, but not limited to, acid reflux, inflammatory bowel diseases, constipation/diarrhea and pancreatitis. The clinic provides services including routine or diagnostic esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), inpatient or outpatient; routine or diagnostic colonoscopy's, capsule endoscopy (Pill Cams) of the small bowel, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and PEG tube placement and paracentesis.
The general and vascular surgeons provide full-time emergency surgical coverage offering a broad range of both inpatient and outpatient procedures. Services rendered include but not limited to: bariatric surgery, vascular surgery and venous insufficiency treatment. Keesler Medical Center also serves as the sponsoring institution for the General Surgery Residency Training Program. The clinic accepts surgical referrals and will refer patients to specialists when necessary. Certified wound and ostomy nursing care and breast health-care coordination are also available. Patient care hours are from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The phone number is 228-376-0425/228-376-0565.
Hours of Operation: Allergy Hours: 7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Monday and Wednesday mornings are reserved for Smallpox Vaccinations only.
Normal clinical operations will begin at 8:30am The clinic closes on the third Thursday of each month for team training. Notice will be posted in advance for any closures outside our normal duty scheduled.
Provides all inoculations to active duty, retirees and dependents. Flu shots are administered seasonally to all patients. Allergy services including testing and shots are available at this time through a PCM referral.
Location: The Infectious Diseases/Travel Medicine Clinic is located next to Immunizations on the ground floor (GG-100).
Hours of Operation:
We accept adult infectious disease patients on a referral basis. We accept travel medicine patients (age >15) for pretravel counseling and preparation without referrals.
Location: Located on the hospital's first floor (1F300). We take care of patients above 65, and those below 65 if they have complex medical problems.
Hours of Operation: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday
Clinic Contact Number: 228-376-0577
Appointment Line: 1-800-700-8603
Services available: joint injections, geriatric evaluation, case manager for home health referral, behavioral health as well as disease management, and infusion clinic. We have extended booking; you can make an appointment 6 months in advance, for patient-PCM continuity of care. Our providers have daily appointments for acute and urgent needs. T-Cons or secure messaging is available for non-urgent questions or medication refill. Telephone consult responses and medication refills within three business days. To make an appointment, you can send us a message via MiCare or call the appointment line.
Located at the top of the escalators on the hospital’s first floor, above the clinic entrance. Hours of operation: 7am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday. Glucose Tolerance Tests and Semen Analysis must be scheduled by calling 228-376-4460. The Blood Donor Center is also open in the Arnold Annex. Anyone wishing to donate blood should call 228-376-6100.
Located on the ground floor in room GG700. The Air Force Medical Genetics Center provides focused genetic services relating to patient care and counseling, provider education and comprehensive diagnostic cytogenetic and DNA laboratory evaluations. The center serves the TRICARE South Region as well as Department of Defense referral sites worldwide. Hours of operation are 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. For information regarding test availability, call 228-376-3389.
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Original records must be maintained by the Keesler Hospital. You may request copies of your medical records; currently it takes approximately four-six weeks to process a request for copies. Request forms are available. Personnel who have permanently moved should go to their nearest medical treatment facility (MTF) medical records department and complete a DD Form 877 to transfer their records to their new facility. Send requests to:
81 MDG Records Release 301 Fisher St Keesler AFB, MS, 39534
Phone: 228-376-4735 (DSN: 591) FAX: 228-376-0121
Hours of Operation:
Outpatient Records: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Fridays; 228-376-4744
Inpatient Records: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday- 228-376-3144/228-376-4385
Location: Arnold Medical Annex (building 5901), Room A08
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday- Friday;
Mental Health professionals are available for individual counseling, medication management, psychoeducational groups (stress management, anger management, and relaxation) and neuropsychological assessment.
Phone: 228-376-0385; DSN 591-0385.
Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Work
Family members are seen on a space-available basis.
Military Crisis Line 800.273.8255 Press (1), confidential support for Veterans in crisis and their families and friends.
Triangle Mental Health Clinic
Location: Erwin Manor.
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Friday; 10am-4:30pm on Thursdays.
Phone: 228-377-7016; DSN 597-7016
Serving the Technical School student population through the delivery of behavioral health care services including individual counseling, group therapy (study skills/test anxiety, adjustment to the military, anxiety management, sleep hygiene), psychoeducation and psychological assessment, testing, and medication management are available on a referral basis through Mental Health Clinic at Arnold Annex.
469 (Profiles), 422, stateside PCS clearances (signing you off in virtual), overseas clearance, retraining, security clearances, special duty clearances (Ensure all paperwork is brought in from AFPC- generated email or from Virtual. Also ensure all necessary verbiage is documented before leaving the office.)
Hours of Operation: 7 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, closed on weekends and holidays. (Exceptions for chronic dialysis treatment).
The clinic staff sees patients by referral only. Services include general nephrology, anemia management, hypertension management and hemodialysis.
Hours of Operation: 7 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. The clinic is closed on weekends and holidays.
The staff currently consists of two neurologists providing service for patients 18 years of age and older. Patients are seen on referral basis only for Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and seizures, multiple sclerosis, dementia, stroke, weakness, neuropathy, myasthenia gravis, movement disorders, memory difficulties, headaches, low back and neck pain, radiculopathy and numbness. All other referrals must be approved by the chief of neurology before being provided an appointment. The clinic offers nerve conduction studies (NCV)/electromyography's (EMG), electroencephalography (EEG), trigger point/occipital nerve block, Botox injections, muscle biopsy, and nerve biopsy. Inpatient consultative services are available to admitting services and ER.
Located on the ground floor (GB101) of the hospital, the clinic sees all eligible beneficiaries with a referral. Services provided include individual and group nutrition counseling. Hours of Operation: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Call 228-376-5065 for more information.
Located in medical center’s Back Bay Tower on the first floor, down the hall from the Emergency Room. They currently are seeing all enrollees for the following: evaluations for upper-extremity dysfunction (elbow and hand only at this time); post-operative hand surgery rehab; upper-extremity post-fracture rehab for ROM and strength deficits; education/treatment of cumulative trauma/repetitive motion disorders of the hand and elbow; and education on computer workstation ergonomics, etc. All NEW referrals will be scheduled through the hospital Referral Management Office at (228) 376-0490. Clinic hours of operation are 7a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7a.m.-4 p.m. every Friday. Direct phone number is 228-376-3379.
Offers state-of-the-art cancer therapy services, including IMRT, VMAT, and stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery. It's located in the Radiation Oncology building on the west side of the medical center next to Inns of Keesler (Tyer House). Hours of operation are 0730-1630, Monday-Friday (excluding Federal holidays). Call 228-376-3400 for additional information.
Location: Located within the Oncology Clinic on 4A.
Hours of Operation: 7:00 am-4:00 pm Monday-Friday.
The Hematology/Oncology Clinic accepts new adult patients on a referral basis only.
Located on the medical center’s ground floor, near the clinic entrance. TRICARE Prime patients needing to be seen in the Ophthalmology Clinic should request a consult from their primary care provider. TRICARE will then book an appointment and you will be contacted. Most services will be offered at Keesler, but some services may be referred to a TRICARE provider in the community. Some common services available include:
Medical: Full eye exams for glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetes or other eye diseases/disorders. See your preferred optometrist for a standard eye examination for eyeglasses or contacts.
Surgical: Repair of eyelid/lacrimal trauma, eye plastics procedures, cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, corneal surgery and laser surgery for retinal disease.
Located on the hospital ground floor, near the clinic entrance. The clinic offers routine eye care to active-duty military and TRICARE prime enrollees. Appointments can be made by calling the central appointment line at 1-800-700-8603 or TRICARE Online. The hours of operation are 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. The number for the Optometry clinic is 228-376-0449.
Located on the hospital’s first floor (1B100). Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty of dentistry which includes diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of disease, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissue of the oral and maxillofacial areas. Referral is required and care for non-active duty beneficiaries is on a space-available basis. Their telephone number is 228-376-0610. Hours of operation: 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday.
The clinic provides services on a referral-only basis. New referrals may be scheduled by calling the appointment line at 1-800-700-8603. Care provided by the orthopedic surgeons includes: basic musculoskeletal evaluation; arthroscopic procedures of the knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow, and wrist; computer-assisted total joint reconstruction of the knee, shoulder and hip; treatment of fractures of the extremities; nerve entrapment release; excisional biopsies and tendon repair. The clinic has limited care for pediatric orthopedics and does not treat spinal conditions. The hours of operation are 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. The number for the Orthopedic Clinic is (228) 376-0429.
Hours of operation are 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Friday. 228-376-4742
Located on the ground floor (GF300), down the corridor to the left, rear of the escalators. The clinic provides scheduled acute, chronic and preventive medical care for children (age birth to 17 years). They also have a case manager available in the clinic. All appointments are scheduled through the TRICARE appointment line, 1-800-700-8603, or TRICARE Online at www.tricareonline.com. Clinic hours are Monday-Friday 7:30 am- 4:30 pm. The clinic is closed on weekends and holidays.
Walk-in appointments are available suture removals, throat cultures, wart treatments (if previously evaluated by a doctor), and weight checks (when ordered by the provider). Walk-in hours for these services are 08:00-10:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Patients will be screened and cultured, if necessary, and notified if positive. They may NOT see a provider. Wart removal will first need an initial appointment with a provider before a walk-in can be done.
TRICARE beneficiaries with acute medical problems may call the Nurse Advice Line at 1-800-874-2273, option 1, for health-care advice for urgent health problems. For any other issues, parents may leave a telephone consult through the appointment line (1-800-700-8603). A staff member will return calls within 72 hours.
The Main Outpatient Pharmacy, located on the Keesler Hospital ground floor, just inside the outpatient clinic entrance, provides service of new prescriptions issued from Keesler Medical Center clinics. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Closed on weekends, holidays and command-directed family days.
The Satellite Pharmacy is located at the west end of the BX/Commissary mall. Hours of operation are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. -1p.m. (Drive-Thru, for pickup only). This pharmacy will fill new prescriptions from off base for authorized beneficiaries, for medications listed on the 81st MDG Formulary. Copies of the formulary are available on request at the pharmacy, or can be obtained at this link.
Refills of prescriptions originally filled at Keesler should be requested by calling the automated call-in refill system at (228) 376-1000 unless otherwise directed on your prescription label.
Transferring a prescription from another pharmacy: A refill of a non-controlled prescription medication originally filled at another pharmacy, military or civilian, may be accomplished if you bring in the bottle from the other pharmacy with a current prescription label. The label must show at least one refill remaining and be less than one year from the original fill date. Please allow 1-3 duty days for transfers to be completed. Controlled medications may be transferred one time from one military pharmacy to another military pharmacy. Controlled medication cannot be transferred to or from civilian pharmacies per Mississippi state law.
Questions about medications: The pharmacy has 24/7 medication information through the AudioCare RXInfo function. This system gives you specific information about your prescription. You can reach the AudioCare RXInfo by dialing (228) 376-1000. A pharmacist can also be reached during normal duty hours by calling (228) 376-4955 or (228) 377-9791.
Renewing prescriptions when there are no more refills: You will need to contact your Primary Care Manager (PCM) team or civilian provider to have your prescription renewed.
Filling prescriptions that are not available from the Keesler Pharmacy: TRICARE provides you two options: The TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy and a network of retail pharmacies.
To fill prescriptions that are not available from the Keesler Pharmacy, The TRICARE Mail Order Pharmacy (TMOP) is the most economical choice for you. Usually there are no Co-payments for generic TMOP prescriptions and non-formulary and brand name medications are up to 66 percent less than in the TRICARE pharmacy network. TMOP can fill up to a 90-day supply of medications, has more medications available and delivers prescriptions directly to your mailing address within 14 days. TMOP is especially useful for obtaining routinely-used maintenance medications. TMOP transactions can be completed by toll free phone or FAX, U.S. Mail or via the internet. For more information call 1-877-363-1303 or visit www.express-scripts.com/TRICARE.
TRICARE also maintains a network of local civilian pharmacies that you can use. They may be the most convenient, but are also the most costly for you. This option is best when you cannot wait for the mail to deliver your medications. Ask your local civilian pharmacy if they participate in TRICARE.
Medication Not Covered by TRICARE: Prescription medications used to treat conditions that are not currently covered by TRICARE, either by statute or regulation, are excluded from the pharmacy benefit.
Excluded medications include:
Excluded drugs are not available at government expense from any DoD or TRICARE pharmacy.
Located in the medical center’s Back Bay Tower on the first floor down the hall from the Emergency Room. PT is currently seeing all enrollees for which appropriate services can be provided at this MTF (access does fluctuate with number of providers, etc.). Patients can be seen for the following diagnoses: muscular-skeletal evaluation; orthopedic rehabilitation (pre-& post-operative); athletic injury management; modalities (cervical/lumbar traction, TENS, ultrasound, iontophoresis, electrical stimulation, hot/cold packs); muscle testing & rehab training; specialized muscle strengthening; postural correction/awareness; ROM exercises (AROM, AAROM, and PROM); mobilization (spine and extremity joints); and acute/chronic pain management.
All NEW referrals are scheduled through the hospital Referral Management Office at (228) 376-0490. PT front desk number is 228-376-0446. Clinic hours of operation are 7a.m.-4 p.m. Monday- Friday.
Located on the hospital’s ground floor in room GG400. Public Health conducts preventive medicine and communicable disease control, occupational health, food safety, deployment medicine and disaster response programs. They are responsible for educating and ensuring immunity from communicable disease for all active duty and 49,000 beneficiaries, while directing and conducting epidemiological investigations of communicable diseases and food- borne disease outbreaks and make recommendations. Nurse practitioner Krista Lippold is available for deployment health assessments. Hours of operation: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-. Friday. Front desk: 228-376-3163.
Location: Located on the hospital's first floor (1F100).
Hours of Operation: 7:30am - 4:00pm Monday- Friday.
We provide general pulmonology services, including procedures such as bronchoscopy and thoracentesis, to all active duty military and TRICARE beneficiaries 18 years and older. A referral from a PCM or a subspecialty clinic is required to be seen in the Pulmonary Clinic.
Offers services in six modalities: Diagnostic Radiology (X-ray), Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Mammography, Diagnostic Ultrasound (US), and Nuclear Medicine (NM). Radiology also provides 24-hour support to the Emergency Department and inpatient wards. It's located on the hospital's first floor, Room 1C200. Hours of operation are 0730-1630, Monday-Friday (excluding Federal holidays). Call 228-376-0481/0482 for additional information.
7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday- Fridays. Off-base referrals: At Keesler AFB, Prime enrollees obtain referrals from their PCM. When you get a referral from your PCM, please go to the Referral Management Center before departing the hospital. They will assist you in booking an appointment or provide necessary information to obtain care in the network. If you need to contact the Referral Management Center you can do so at 228-376-0490. You can also contact Humana about the status of a network referral at 1-800-444-5445.
The Keesler Warfighter Refractive Surgery Center is located on the ground floor, collocated with optometry and ophthalmology. Services are available to active duty only. If interested in refractive surgery, please call (228) 376-5735/228-376-0567 (commercial) or DSN: 591-5735/591-0567. Information will be emailed to you.
Currently treating all active duty military and TRICARE Prime beneficiaries with autoimmune diseases and rheumatoid arthritis. Treatment in the Rheumatology Clinic is initiated only after primary care manger or subspecialist referral. Patient care hours are 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday- Fridays.
The Sleep Lab is located at the VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System Medical Center in Biloxi. It performs studies as part of a sharing agreement. It consists of six beds. Patients require a referral from their PCM to make an appointment.
Overseas clearances and facility determination inquiries are available in Keesler Medical Center. See Ms. Melba Harris, 228-376-5605; DSN 591-5605.
Located in the Triangle Clinic--Bldg. 7420 (Erwin Manor) on Ploesti Drive (next to the Triangle Chapel, behind the Welch Theater). All technical training students NOT on flying status (prior and non-prior service), TDY students/personnel and personnel deployed to Keesler AFB are seen in the STC for all their urgent, acute and routine primary care needs. Hours of operation: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday (exception - The clinic is CLOSED for ALL FEDERAL HOLIDAYS, AETC Family Days and WARRIOR TRAINING DAYS); Please call the central appointment line, 1-800-700-8603, to schedule an appointment or by calling the clinic directly (228-376-0324).
Located in the Allergy Clinic on the hospital’s ground floor (nearest the Emergency Department entrance). Those planning to travel outside of the U.S for business or pleasure are encouraged to visit the clinic for counseling, immunizations and prophylactic medications. With pediatric and adult infectious diseases services available, coordinated appointments for entire families may be arranged – ample advance notice is appreciated. Travel Medicine Clinic is usually held Thursday mornings, but appointments at alternate times may be available. Patients are asked to bring their immunization records and detailed itinerary. Call 228-376-3550 for an appointment.
Phone Number 1-800-444-5445. For TRICARE-related questions, please feel free to also contact the Keesler Health Benefits Advisors at: 228-376-4010 /4737 (DSN: 591).
You may enroll or transfer your TRICARE Prime enrollment to Keesler Medical Center by visiting www.Tricare.mil/enroll or call 1-800-444-5445. Following are other useful numbers you may need: TRICARE Operations Patient Administration (TOPA) Flight Admission & Dispositions: Open 24 hours a day. 228-376-4722/228-376-4730 Outpatient Records: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Monday- Friday) 228-376-4744 Release of Medical Information: 229-376-4735; Fax 228-376-0110 Inpatient Records: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Monday- Friday) 228-376-3144/228-376-4385/228-376-5347
Urologists are currently seeing all military beneficiaries. We offer the full spectrum of urologic care to include the medical and surgical treatment of urologic cancers, urinary incontinence, BPH, kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, infertility and pediatric urologic conditions. All new patients require a referral. Established patients may schedule appointments by calling (228) 376-0456. Hours are 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday- Fridays.
Provides full-time surgical coverage and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient procedures including open and endovascular approaches. The clinic accepts all referrals. Patient care hours are 7 a.m-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The phone number is (228) 376-5280.
Is located on the medical center’s ground floor, down the corridor to the left, rear of the escalators and past the Pediatric Clinic. The clinic provides routine and specialty women’s health care to active duty, dependents and TRICARE Prime enrollees. Other patients are seen on a space-available basis. Available gynecological services include general gynecology problems, annual exams (pelvic exams +/- pap smears) and follow-up, pre- and post-operative surgical evaluations and treatments. Gynecological surgical procedures offered include tubal ligation, laparoscopy, hysterectomy, urinary incontinence and prolapse surgery, and basic infertility care. Obstetrical services include care for all routine and high-risk pregnant patients with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist on staff. Our Family Birthing Center includes eight state-of-the art LDRP (Labor, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum) rooms, completed in January 2007. Operating hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday,. Patients may call (228) 376-0433 with questions or to arrange for follow-up. Appointments may also be made through the TRICARE appointment line, 1-800-700-8603. Initial appointments for gynecology problems require a consult from the primary care manager.