Lyster Army Health Clinic is located at the home of Army Aviation on Fort Rucker, Alabama, and serves about 17,500 patients, including permanent-party Soldiers, Soldiers attending short-term schools, foreign Soldiers, family members, and retirees and their family members.
Lyster employs about 300 staff members made up of Soldiers, civilians and contractors. The busiest section of the clinic is the pharmacy, which fills nearly 30,000 prescriptions per month.
Lyster has embraced the Patient-Centered Medical Home model throughout the clinic and recently consolidated its active duty flight status Soldiers into one clinic for better continuity of care. Lyster has 14 clinics (including three primary care teams) on the first floor and loans the second floor space to the Wiregrass VA. Patients needing specialty care, such as surgeries, or consultations not provided within the clinics, are referred to the surrounding network. Providers work closely with network specialists to ensure their patients receive the best care possible.
Services and facilities include:
- Primary Care
- Behavioral Health Clinic
- Physical Therapy
- Preventative Medicine
- Two helipads utilized by Flatiron
Sick Call Hours: Monday - Friday from 6:00 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. for active duty personnel. Sick Call provides acute medical care to active duty soldiers in student or permanent party status on Fort Rucker. Acute injuries and illnesses ONLY. Anything older than 72 hours, please make an appointment with your provider. Sick Call not available on holidays and training holidays.
Points of Contact
|Appointment Line||(800) 261-7193|
|Community Health Nurse||(334) 255-7260|
|Patient Representative Officer||(334) 255-7229|
|Preventative Medicine||(334) 255-7930|
|Radiology||(334) 255-7155 or (334) 255-7156|
Commander, Lyster Army Health Clinic
Lt. Col. Garrett W. Holt hails from the historic Signal Mountain, Tennessee, a city that overlooks nearby Chattanooga. In 2005, he received a commission through the Reserved Officer Training Course as a second lieutenant into the Medical Service Corps. His previous assignments include, most recently, secretary of the general staff, Regional Health Command – Pacific; deputy commander for administration, Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic; chief of clinical operations and managed care, Landstuhl Regional.. READ MORE