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959th Medical Group

Mission: Develop expeditionary medics to deliver healthcare globally.
Vision: Innovative, empowered Airmen. Premier healthcare.

The 959th Medical Group stood-up at the San Antonio Military Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on Nov. 16, 2012. Serving 240,000 beneficiaries and wounded warriors, the group consists of 1,540 officer, enlisted and civilian personnel to include 306 residents and fellows. As the third largest medical group in the Air Force Medical Service, the 959th MDG is integrated with more than 6,000 Army and civilian personnel supporting operations at a 425-bed facility and the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the Department of Defense.

The 959th Medical Group supports worldwide deployments and 15 critical care air transport teams, the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Transport team, and the patient isolation unit team. The group also supports the only DoD Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and only U.S. Neonatal transcontinental ECMO program. The 959th Medical Group is also the largest Graduate Medical Education site in the Department of Defense, educating and training allied health professionals across 32 disciplines.

General Information

959th MDG Command Address
3131 McIndoe Road
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234

SAMMC Address

3551 Roger Brooke Drive
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234

General Hours (SAMMC)

base alert information

For current, automated information on base operating status during a natural disaster, crisis or emergency, call your local Straight Talk line.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston: (210) 466-4630
JBSA-Lackland: (210) 671-6397
JBSA-Randolph: (210) 652-7469

To schedule an appointment:
Option 1: Log onto the MHS GENESIS Patient Portal
Option 2: Call CAMO (Consult and Appointment Management Office) at:

JBSA SAPR Hotline: 210-808-7272

DoD Safe Helpline: 1-877-995-5247

Chaplain Services: 210-292-7373


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