As the U.S. Navy's oldest, continuously-operating hospital since 1830, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) proudly serves past and present military members and their families. NMCP is a patient-driven TRICARE facility entrusted with the health readiness of the United States armed forces. The nationally acclaimed, state-of-the-art medical center, including its ten branches located throughout the Hampton Roads area, offers the highest level of health care in addition to hosting premier research and teaching programs designed to prepare new doctors, nurses and hospital corpsmen for their future roles in healing and wellness.
Geographically located in the southeastern corner of the Commonwealth of Virginia, on historic Hospital Point in Portsmouth, Virginia, the main campus of NMCP is home to more than 5,000 men and women who provide healthcare services to the brave men and women of all our armed forces, their family members, and military retirees which is a daunting task accomplished with great skill and competency by the "First and Finest."
Hampton Roads includes the cities of Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, with a population of more than 1.5 million. The region is homeport to the majority of Atlantic Fleet's ships, aircraft, Sailors and Marines.