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Installation Overview --Osan Air Base, South Korea


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Medical Care
Installation Overview --Osan Air Base, South Korea

Base Hospital

Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force

The 51st Medical Group provides medical and dental care to all assigned and attached military members of the 7th Air Force, 51st Fighter Wing, associate units and 13 geographically separated units.

The hospital at Osan AB is in a chemically-hardened facility. Services offered include: Primary/Family Practices, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Optometry, Immunizations, Mental Health, Family Advocacy and Exceptional Family Member Program. Aeromedical Services is responsible for Flight Medicine, Physical Exams, Bioenvironmental Engineering, Military Public Health and Health promotions. Additionally, the hospital has a 30-bed multi-service inpatient unit.

If more specialized care is required, patients will then be referred to the 121st General Hospital, Yongsan Army Garrison in Seoul or other referral facilities in Japan, Hawaii, or locations in the Continental United States.

Dental Care Complete dental services including Orthodontics and Oral Surgery are available at Osan Air Base.

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