Location: Building 99, Main Floor
Telephone: 226-6111 or 0176-77-6111
About us: Allergy Clinic appointments are by referral only. If you are interested in enrolling to the Allergy Clinic, please make an appointment with your primary care manager. Services include skin prick testing for air allergens, skin patch testing for contact allergies, blood serum testing for food, air, and venom allergens, and immunotherapy.
Telephone: 226-6372 or 0176-77-6111
About us: The Behavioral Health Optimization Program is available to patients being seen in Family Health, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Women’s Health, and Flight Medicine. We focus on helping you develop healthy behaviors or change current behaviors that interfere with your overall health and well-being. Patients cannot be seen without a referral from their primary care manager. Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.
About us: We provide general dentistry, preventive dentistry and pediatric dentistry newborn through age 11. The following specialty services are available via referrals only: periodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and orthodontics.
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
About us: We provide family member relocation clearance for all out-going active duty members who are moving with their dependents; family members screening for special medical or educational services, service availability determination for medical and educational needs through either the military treatment facility, schools or civilian TRICARE networks; provides resource information for families on their new base along with information and referrals. It is highly recommended that family members with medical needs requiring specialized medical care and are chronic in nature, be enrolled in this program. Learn more about the Exceptional Family Member Program.
Location: Building 96, Mental Health Clinic
Telephone: 226-2123 or 0176-77-2123
About us: We provide education, prevention and treatment of abuse and neglect. Our outreach programs, to include the New Parent Support Program and the Family Advocacy Strengths Treatment Services, provide education classes that are open to everyone.
About us: We diagnose and treat acute and chronic conditions.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
About us: All active duty personnel with accompanied dependents need to obtain family member travel screens to obtain orders. A briefing at the Smooth Move program is required for outbound members every first Tuesday of the month at 8 a.m. and every third Tuesday of the month at 3 p.m. at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center. Please contact AFRC to register for the briefing at 226-4735 or 0176-77-4735. Single or unaccompanied Airmen, please e-mail usaf.misawa.35-mdg.mbx.efmp.m.@mail.mil with “No Dependents” on the subject line for virtual out-processing check-off. For guidance and electronic forms, please visit this SharePoint site. Note: Website users attempting to access this link without a common access card will get an error message.
Obesity is the top diagnosis in the 35 MDG population, with obese active duty members outnumbering counterparts in the civilian/dependent population. To curb the growing trend, the 35th MDG collaborated with the 35th Force Support Squadron’s Fitness Assessment Cell to bring a comprehensive and holistic approach to obesity management.
This is in line with Department of Defense’s goal to maintain and strengthen our Armed Forces deployability and ultimately, mission readiness.
The Fit to Fight (F2F) program was designed following recommendations from the 2016 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Guidelines for the Clinical Management of Obesity. F2F implemented changes in two program implementation areas: the Medical Group, to address clinical assessment, diagnosis and therapy/treatment; and, the Fitness Assessment Cell, to address patient safety and gaps in the mandated physical training program for fitness improvement.
The clinical component considers obesity as a chronic disease and follows a disease management model and a multidisciplinary team approach. Enrolled patients go through a pathophysiology orientation (introductory class) and are then sent to nutritional medicine (five sessions) and the behavioral health optimization program (five sessions) for group or individualized coaching on lifestyle change.
The physical training component is medically-guided and individually-tailored to ensure patient safety. Physical trainers take into account patients’ musculoskeletal injuries and other disease/conditions. Patients in the program are followed by their provider and the health coach or disease manager throughout its six-month length.
The F2F program does not deliver miracles, nor does it give waivers for fitness tests. Its goal is to help patients develop self-management skills to restore health, prevent chronic disease, enhance physical performance and help regain deployability to remain in the military.
Enrollment in the program is voluntary. Active duty members who have failed the abdominal circumference component of their fitness tests are urged to join. Those who have had repeated fitness test profiles or have not had a full fitness test for more than one year are also encouraged to enroll.
The program also includes community health interventions such as the provision and identification of healthy food choices and community health education.
The program is also open to Active duty Navy and Army members.
Civilian TRICARE beneficiaries enrolled to a primary care manager at the 35th MDG can participate on a space-available basis.
To find out if you meet criteria for enrollment in the program, please make an appointment (tel: 226-6111 or comm: 0176-77-6111) with your primary care manager with “Fit to Fight Initial Evaluation” as your reason for the appointment.
Ask the primary care manager if you need to complete screening labs (for obesity-related conditions) before your appointment.
At your appointment, expect the team to take actual scale measurements of your height, weight and waist line. Let your primary care manager know of any issues you may have that affects weight management such as injuries, pending surgeries, sleep issues, tobacco and alcohol use, mental health issues.
The F2F algorithm illustrates the process below:
For F2F program inquiries, you can call the Health Care Integrator at 226-6488.
Location: Building 99, Basement
Telephone: 226-6133, 226-6134 or 0176-77-6133
About us: We offer primary care for flyers and their family members, firefighters, active duty Navy, Personnel Reliability Program coded members, and Army Joint Tactical Ground Station members. Walk-in services include in and out-processing, separation, retirement and cross training paperwork. For routine visits and follow ups, patient should report 15 minutes prior to appointment time. For pre-employment physicals, report 30 minutes prior to your appointment time. For occupational health assessments, preventative health assessments, and flight physicals, report 1 hour prior to appointment time.
Telephone: 226-6750 or 0176-77-6111
About us: It is recommended to start getting colonoscopies at age 50. To get your colonoscopy, schedule an appointment with you primary care manager to get a referral. Once you have your referral, call us to schedule your pre-op class and procedure.
Telephone: 226-6192 or 0176-77-6111
About us: Tuberculosis, or TB, tests are not done on Thursdays, nor Fridays proceeding a 3-day weekend because they require a follow-up visit within 48 to 72 hours. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that persons be observed for 15-20 minutes after being immunized for possible adverse reactions. Patients must bring in any shot records from non-Air Force medical facilities.
About us: Services include blood draws and specimen collections. In most cases an appointment is not required for blood work, however, some tests require more preparation. Please consult with the Lab prior to glucose tests or other tests as directed by your primary care manager. For all annual human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, tests please see Public Health prior to your lab appointment.
Location: Building 99, Basement
Visiting Hours: Daily, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Telephone: 226-6464 or 0176-77-6464
About us: We offer services to our obstetrical patients as well as antepartum and postpartum care. Typical hospital stays for those with uncomplicated vaginal deliveries is 24 hours, and 48 hours for those with cesarean sections. We offer a Child Birth 101 class during the 3rd trimester of your pregnancy. You can sign up at the OB clinic. We highly encourage attendance if this is your first baby or your first delivery here in Misawa.
Location: Building 99, Main Floor, Executive Staff Section, Room UD-12
About us: Health care integrators manages a team of nurses who implement the following programs; case management; disease management; utilization management; and the Exceptional Family Member Program. For questions about these programs please contact the nurses directly at the above numbers.
Telephone: 226-6651 or 0176-77-6651
About us: Services include medical in- and out-processing, release of Information, medical record copy requests, and medical records repository. Patients must be 18 years or older to request a copy of medical records. Spouses can only receive copied records if a release has been signed. Please visit our department for instructions regarding release of medical information. Radiology and Dental Records must be requested from respective departments. If you have medical records from off-base providers that need to be entered into the 35th Medical Group system, you can come to Medical Records during office hours. Records on discs need to be printed out.
Telephone: 226-6070, 226-6071 or 0176-77-6070
About us: We treat patients who are admitted for medical issues and surgeries.
Location: Building 96, across from the main hospital
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About us: We offer behavioral health evaluation, treatment, and therapy. Our Family Advocacy Program treats abuse, neglect, and maltreatment with. We offer couples counseling, a new parent support program for those who are pregnant or have children up to 3 years old; this program includes classes and home visits. Anger and stress management classes are offered weekly. We also offer the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Treatment Program. Walk-ins are welcome to our clinic. Mental Health services are completely voluntary unless it is a commander-directed evaluation. Treatment information while seeing Mental Health is kept confidential. Commanders only receive fitness for duty and safety information.
Telephone: 226-6232 or 0176-77-6111
About us: We provide nutrition counseling for weight loss, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, gestational diabetes, and basic nutrition education for pediatrics. Except for weight loss counseling, patients need a referral from their primary care manager. Those looking for help with weight loss can call and schedule an appointment on their own. Walk-ins are not permitted. If there is counseling needed that is not listed above it will be coordinated through a Registered Dietitian.
Location: Building 99, Main floor
Telephone: 226-6150 or 0176-77-6111
About us: The Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic is a referral only clinic with the exception of pregnancy care. For gynecology and obstetrics services, we offer treatment to active duty, dependent, and civilian women. Age range encompasses any eligible female on Misawa AB. Call us to schedule and register for group classes, including New Obstetrics and Gynecology Orientation, New Baby Registration, Childbirth 101, and Breastfeeding.
Location: Building 99, Basement, Check-in at Flight Medicine
Telephone: Appointments: 226-6111, 0176-77-6111 or TRICARE Online
About us: If you think you are in danger of losing your eyesight, go directly to the Urgent Care. Bring your most current pair of glasses, contact lenses, contact lens box, or your most recent prescription. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. We provide primary care and urgent care services, ocular disease management, pediatric exams, occupational evaluations, flight evaluations, and contact lens services. We administer the aircrew soft contact lenses, ballistic protective eyewear, and the corneal refractive surgery programs. We offer routine eye exams to include annual retinal exams for diabetic patients, occupational exams as required for duty, and we render urgent care and consultation in association with our fellow clinics in the medical group. Look for our Facebook page. “Like” us so you can see the latest Optometry Clinic news and updates. You can also download your exam and third party insurance forms and view glasses choices all before your appointment.
Location: Building 99, Basement, Inside the Specialty Clinic
Telephone: 226-6750 or 0176-77-6750
About us: Appointments are scheduled through a referral from your primary care manager or the Urgent Care. Please wear gym attire for all appointments to allow movement and access to the areas being treated. We provide services for Air Force, Navy, Army, Department of Defense Education Activity staff, contractors, retirees, and dependents. We offer joint injections, splinting and casting for injured extremities and broken bones, and orthopedic surgeries.
Location: Building 99, Main Floor, Check in at the Family Health Clinic
Telephone: 226-6200 or 0176-77-6200
About us: We offer medical care of the pediatric population from birth to 18 years of age. Well baby check-ups are performed at newborn, 2 weeks, 2-, 4-, 6-, 9-, 12-, 15-, 18-, 24-, and 36-months of age. We also conduct annual school physical, sports physicals, and well child and teen visits. Sports physical walk-ins will be conducted two times throughout the year during the months of May and August. Both routine and acute appointments are to deal with urgent and more long standing issues. Most medication refills can be completed without an appointment if there has been a well check or physical within the past year. Children less than 18 years of age may not be seen without a parent or legal guardian. For routine and follow up appointments, report 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. Unattended children cannot be left alone in the waiting room.
Telephone: 226-6750, 226-6105 or 0176-77-6750
About Us: We optimize human physical performance for our warfighter athletes and their families. We provide services for Air Force, Navy, Army, Department of Defense Education Activity staff, contractors, retirees, and dependents. We employ evidence-based differential diagnoses and treatment interventions. We offer orthopedic post-operative protocols, dry needling and battlefield acupuncture, peripheral joint and central spine manipulation and mobilization, and modalities including electrical stimulation, pelvic and cervical traction, heat and ice. Appointments are scheduled through a referral from your primary care manager. Physical therapy provides crutches for pre-operative conditions. Please wear gym attire for all appointments to allow movement and access to the areas being treated.
Location: Building 99, Main Floor, Family Health Clinic
Telephone: 226-6372 or 0176-77-6372
About us: Internal Behavioral Health Consultants, or IBHCs, are extensions of your primary care team and comprised of a board-certified clinical health psychologist and an active duty Air Force clinical psychologist. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, please notify your primary care manager or contact us directly. Please check in at the Family Health front desk 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time. We focus on helping you develop healthy behaviors, learn self-management strategies, and change current behaviors to optimize your overall health and well-being. We can help you develop a behavioral plan for a wide range of concerns including: sleep difficulties; managing chronic illnesses such as diabetes, headache, high blood pressure, and chronic pain. We offer help with lifestyle changes including: physical inactivity; tobacco use; and weight gain or loss. We see patients for: anxiety, anger, depression, and other mood symptoms; anxiety including phobias, fears, persistent worry; stress; adjustment to new environments and changes; parenting; behavioral concerns in children and adolescents; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD screening; memory and cognitive screening; executive functioning skills to include goal-setting, time management, organization; and sexual concerns.
Telephone: 226-6116 or 0176-77-6111
About us: For occupational health exams and, other- than-audiograms, please call Flight Medicine first. We provide the following services: hearing conservation; deployment health, occupational health, travel medicine; communicable diseases; food safety for fundraisers and home-based businesses.
Telephone: 226-6602, 226-6476 or 0176-77-6602
About Us: We offer X-ray, fluoroscopy, computed tomography also known as CT, ultrasound, and mammography. A referral from your primary care manager is needed for these services except routine mammography. For breast cancer screening: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, recommends breast cancer screening for women every two years starting at age 40. A mammogram is the gold standard for breast cancer screening. TRICARE Prime enrollees 40 years and older can call the Radiology Department directly to schedule an appointment without a primary care manager order or referral. Patients who are experiencing breast abnormalities or have a significant family history of breast cancer need to see their primary care manager first for a mammogram referral to determine if other or more specific tests are needed.
Location: Building 99, Main Floor, Tricare Office
About us: For in-house referrals, your primary care manager will determine whether you need to be seen by another clinic within the hospital. They will submit the referral for you. In-house clinic staff will review the referral and call you to set up an appointment. If you don’t receive a call within 48 hours, please contact your primary care manager or the referred in-house clinic to follow up on the status of your referral. For routine network off-base referrals, your primary care manager will determine that you need to be referred to a host nation network hospital. They will submit the referral for you. Then, we will review your referral and contact you within 7 days to coordinate your appointment and educate you on the referral process. If you do not receive a call within 7 days, please contact us or stop by the TRICARE office. You must arrange your own transportation for all referred medical appointments. You will receive a patient pre-brief and packet from our office once your appointment has been set up. Please do not be late or no-show to these appointments. If you are not able to locate your escort or translator, please contact the Japanese National, or JN, Translation Service on site manager.
Visiting Specialty Provider Referrals
Important Reminders: Seeking care from a civilian provider without prior authorization can result in significant out-of-pocket costs. Please ensure that before seeing a network provider for non-emergent care that you have appropriate authorization to do so. Retro-authorization will not occur in most cases. All active duty members must have prior authorization for all non-emergent civilian services. All active duty members and dependents covered under TRICARE Prime must enroll in TRICARE Prime Overseas prior to receiving care at any off base facilities.
About us: Assists and educates patients on the benefits and entitlements of TRICARE program options, transfer enrollment, provide claims assistance, resolve TRICARE problems, and file grievances. TRICARE is available to active duty service members and their families, retired service members and their families, survivors, and others who are registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System, or DEERS. To out-process or transfer TRICARE enrollment, bring in a copy of your orders within 10 duty days prior to departure. We also coordinate aeromedical evacuation; we coordinates medical temporary duty for active duty service members and their dependents. We are responsible for the logistics behind urgent, priority, and patient movement. We are the approval authority for medical orders and vouchers through the Defense Travel System, or DTS, for medical temporary duty. We are also the medical evaluation board, or MEB, liaison office. We are the focal point for the processing of the Integrated Disability Evaluation System, or IDES, used by the Department of Defense to ensure that all services maintain a fit to fight force. Our office plays a vital role by obtaining, assembling, and forwarding all documents and records required by Air Force Personnel Center, or AFPC, and the office of Veteran’s Affairs, or VA, to ensure affected members are medically and financially ready after being released from service. We also assist with assignment limitation code and medical clearance from the deployed area of responsibility with injuries or illnesses to perform their assigned duty.
About us: Wait times vary depending on the number and severity of patients being seen. The staff is limited in the amount of medical advice or information that can be provided over the phone due to patient census and staff availability. Patients are, however, encouraged to call during periods of clinic closure such as weekends, holidays or after hours if they have new onset non-life threatening concerns. We are not able to provide telephone consultation for chronic follow-up questions or requests and the patient will be directed to contact their primary care manager during normal business hours. If you present with a condition that cannot be treated at Urgent Care, you will be transferred to one of the local Japanese host nation hospitals. Common Conditions Requiring Treatment in the Urgent Care include: sudden dizziness, weakness, or changes in vision; thoughts of harming yourself or others; uncontrolled bleeding; sudden or severe pain; severe dehydration; deep lacerations; bone fractures; difficulty breathing; head injuries; poisoning; and chest pain.
A medical emergency is sudden and unexpected onset of a medical condition that is threatening to life, limb or eyesight; requires immediate medical treatment; or, manifests painful symptoms that require immediate response to ease suffering. Unlike a medical emergency, conditions that need only urgent care are those that do not threaten a patient’s life, limb or eyesight, or leave the patient in intolerable pain for an extended period. An individual may seek urgent care in situations where a condition or injury may become a serious to risk their health if left untreated.
For urgent care at Misawa Air Base, call your primary care clinic and ask if there are same-day appointments available with your provider team. Come to the Urgent Care if there are no same-day appointments available.
For urgent care while traveling in the United States, Alaska or Hawaii, you may call the Nurse Advise Line to talk to a Registered Nurse, get health care advice, ask urgent care questions, get help finding a doctor or get a recommendation for care. It is recommended that Department of Defense patients seek urgent care at the nearest military treatment facility first whenever possible.