About the Canandaigua VA Medical Center - Canandaigua VA Medical Center
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Canandaigua VA Medical Center


About the Canandaigua VA Medical Center

The Canandaigua VA Medical Center, part of VA Health Care Upstate New York is located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region, 30 miles southeast of Rochester in Canandaigua, New York. Providing inpatient and outpatient care to veterans living in upstate New York since 1933, the Medical Center provides numerous health care programs and services.

Located on 150 acres with 14 patient care buildings, the Canandaigua VA Medical Center provides:

The Medical Center has been designated as a VA Center of Excellence for research and education of mental health issues. The national VA Suicide/Crisis Hotline call center is also located on the Canandaigua campus.

The Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic is affiliated with the Canandaigua VA Medical Center. The outpatient clinic offers primary care, specialty care, mental health care, a day treatment center, alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation, routine lab work, immunizations, and wellness and disease management programs.

The Canandaigua VA Medical Center and Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic serve patients from Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties. Both facilities maintain academic affiliations with Daeman College, Finger Lakes Community College, Keuka College, Nazareth College, New York Chiropractic, Roberts Wesleyan, Rochester Institute of Technology, St. John Fisher, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport and the University of Rochester.

About Canandaigua, New York
Canandaigua has a unique combination of scenic beauty and small town charm. It is host to many attractions including Sonnenberg Gardens, Granger Homestead, Roseland Water Park, numerous bed and breakfasts, camps, and cottages along a pristine 16-mile long lake. Only a 30 minute drive from downtown Rochester, there is an array of other attractions nearby. Additional information about the area can be found at the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection*


  • Rochester Regional Health
  • Daemen College
  • Finger Lakes Community College
  • Keuka College
  • Nazareth College
  • New York Chiropractic School
  • Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • St. John Fisher College
  • SUNY Brockport
  • University of Rochester


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