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Wood Medical Clinic
USAG DaeGu Bldg 100
Daegu South Korea 96218
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Health care services provided by the Defense Department are available to you and your family at your installation. We know that finding the right health care is important, especially in special circumstances such as emergency or during recent move. Here, you’ll find information and options about the services you have regarding healthcare.
Wood Army Health Clinic, located on Camp Walker, provides a quality patient-centered system of health to improve wellness and readiness. The clinic provides primary care to eligible personnel of all ages. For conditions that require more extensive care, the clinic refers patients to the appropriate specialists at the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital on Camp Humphreys or to a local TRICARE Memorandums of Understanding hospital off post.
Note: There is no emergency care available on base at either Camp Walker Wood Clinic or Camp Carroll Troop Medical Clinic.
Call DSN 315-737-2273 or 011-82-53-470-2273.
When you move, TRICARE moves with you. No matter where you go in the world, TRICARE is there before, during and when you get to your next duty station.
There are steps you need to take to make sure changes to your TRICARE coverage go smoothly. Understand that when you move, you may have to use a different TRICARE option. Visit TRICARE Moving to learn more.
Before you move, you should take care of any routine medical needs, including immunizations, and fill your prescriptions so you have enough while traveling. If you need care during your move, visit TRICARE Getting Care When Traveling to learn what to do.
Filling prescriptions while traveling
You should refill prescriptions before traveling. But if you run out of a prescription drug while traveling, visit TRICARE Filling Prescriptions When Traveling.
Getting dental care while traveling
Getting dental care while traveling depends on your location and whether you are a service member or family member.
With permanent change of station orders, ask for a copy of your medical and dental records from your military treatment facility and the dental treatment facility. Do this at least one month before your PCS date. The MTF should also transfer a copy of your record and any family records to your new duty station or you may be able to hand carry them to your new duty station.
If you want someone else to be able to get medical or dental information on you or your family while you are moving, you need to complete a DD Form 2870, "Authorization for Disclosure of Medical or Dental Information."
For more information on getting copies of medical records, visit TRICARE Request Copies of Medical Records.
The Camp Walker Dispensary, 168th Medical Battalion (Area Support), is the most forward deployed medical unit in the United States Army. The 168th Medical Battalion (AS) is comprised of four medical companies, a headquarters detachment company and three preventive medicine detachments. There are ten troop medical clinics and five battalion aid stations in the 168th Medical Battalion located from the demilitarized zone to the sea. We are the only unit in the U.S. Army with a dual mission to provide fulltime medical service support in armistice conditions to beneficiaries in the military community while at the same time preparing to transition to war in support of military units in Area IV.
We provide basic primary care to beneficiaries of all ages and initial treatment, stabilization and preparation for evacuation in emergencies. Patients requiring hospitalization will receive initial stabilization and treatment in the Urgent Care Clinic prior to transportation to Brian D. Allgood Army Community Hospital in Humphreys. Transportation to Humphreys is by medevac helicopter when weather and patient condition permits. Patients with life-threatening conditions requiring immediate care will be transported by ambulance to local Korean medical centers. After stabilization at the Korean medical center, patients will be transferred to the Brian D. Allgood Army Community Hospital in Humphreys.
Our staff works closely with the physicians at the Brian D. Allgood Army Community Hospital in Humphreys who provide specialty consultative care. Please take time to review our clinic and acquaint yourself with our services and capabilities. Medical services are provided by appointment. Civilians and their family members must pay a designated fee for outpatient care rendered, while other groups are exempt from payment of services. Charges for medical care are established by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. The following patient groups are authorized free outpatient medical and dental care:
Active U.S. military and their family members
Retired U.S. military and their family members
Republic of Korea Army liaison officer assigned to United States Forces Korea
National Guard/reservists on active duty and their family members with official orders
ROTC students on field training exercises
Honor guard (British, Republic of Korea, United Nations Command)
Swedish and Swiss delegation members of the Neutral National Supervisory
American Red Cross full-time employees and their family members
United Services Organizations entertainers with orders
NATO military personnel/United Nations forces military personnel and their family members
The following patient groups are required medical care as pay patients:
All federal employees
U.S. Embassy personnel
Please be advised that the use of medical facilities require payment in cash at time of visit. Doctor appointments can vary from $235 and up per visit. Expenses are reimbursable after filing claims in accordance with personal insurance policies.
The 618th Dental Company (AS) provides comprehensive dental care to eligible beneficiaries on a priority basis. To ensure dental readiness, active-duty military have the highest priority. If space is available, dental clinics will provide dental care to other beneficiaries in the following order:
Family members of active-duty military
Retired military and their family members
Other patient categories
Emergency dental care is available to all eligible beneficiaries. Due to the limited space and care available, it is recommended that non-active-duty personnel planning to move to the Taegu/Waegwan (Henry/Carroll) areas should receive a dental exam and treatment (as needed) from their current provider, prior to moving overseas.