With all the news about the problems plaguing the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in other areas of America, I’m prompted to express my grateful appreciation for the prompt, caring and professional treatment I receive at Miami's VA Medical Center.
As an Army veteran with a service-connected disability, I receive all my medical treatment from the VA. Any time I ask for an appointment from my general practitioner or a specialist, I am accommodated quickly and efficiently. When I arrive for treatment, I’m usually seen within a few minutes of the scheduled appointment time and sometimes even before that time, if I arrive early. Sometimes a medical condition requires me to seek treatment without an appointment, and the caring professionals work me in without fail.
Miami's VA may be an anomaly, but all the veterans I know who are patients of our local medical center are highly satisfied with the quality and timeliness of the care we receive there.
Roy D. Wasson, Coral Gables