Location: 4881 Sugar Maple Drive, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio 45433-5529
*The medical center, with the exception of the emergency room, is partially closed for training exercises the first Thursday of each month (unless otherwise posted). Hours may vary by clinic. Please refer to your specific clinic for hours of operation.
Information Desk: 937-257-0837
The 88th Medical Group is one of the largest Air Force Military Treatment Facilities providing primary and specialty care to over 67,000 eligible beneficiaries. We are a major military/civilian integrated platform with many formal programs in advanced specialty training of physicians, nurses and technicians.
In addition to our Group Staff members, the 88th is comprised of seven squadrons:
DS: The 88th Dental Squadron is the 7th largest Dental Treatment facility in the Air Force and comprises four Flights, as follows: Clinical Dentistry Flight, Dental Support Flight, Base Dental Laboratory Flight and Dental Residency Flight. Our Squadron is comprised of 91 members, including active duty, civilians and contractors. The unit also directs one of the largest Advanced Education in General Dentistry program in the Air Force. The clinic treats 6,200 patients, performs 136,000 procedures and produces $9 million dollars in production annually which makes it one of the top two most productive clinics in Air Force Materiel Command. The clinic is complemented by a full dental laboratory that consists of 8 experienced technicians. The lab performs 15,230 procedures annually worth over 1 million dollars. The Dental Squadron recognizes our primary responsibility to support United States Air Force and combatant commanders by ensuring a dentally ready force; preparing Wright-Patterson’s AF, AFR and DoD deployable employees for worldwide service. Our primary home station mission is to provide comprehensive, high-quality dental care to our beneficiaries by restoring oral health through clinical excellence and efficient use of our available resources. Our providers partner with patients, employing evidenced based dentistry with state-of-the-art equipment and materials in a compassionate, patient-centered approach to achieve optimum oral health.
DTS: The 88th Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron delivers comprehensive medical laboratory, nutritional medicine, pharmacy, and radiology services to 67K eligible beneficiaries. In addition, as one of three Air Force Blood Donor Centers, we supply 2.7K blood units to CENTCOM for peace/wartime contingencies. Additionally, we execute a $137M budget meeting the demands for patient care, staff training, deploying and projecting global, expeditionary medical support. The squadron provides more than 868,000 lab tests, 93,000 diagnostic imaging examinations, 170,000 meals, 4,800 inpatient and 4,300 outpatient nutritional consultations, and 561,000 prescriptions each year.
HCOS: The 88th Healthcare Operations Squadron serves over 36,000 enrolled beneficiaries through providing a full scope of healthcare services including internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, pediatrics and 10 medical specialties. In addition to supporting direct medical care, the squadron has three graduate medical education programs. The squadron has on average over 500 members supporting war-fighting operations worldwide. This team executes a total operating budget of $40 million and delivers 262,000 outpatient visits annually. The squadron is poised to support not only homeland defense, but also always has on an average 12 members deployed in support of contingency operations.
IPTS: The 88th Inpatient Operations Squadron is a 149-member organization supporting warfighter operations worldwide. Delivers comprehensive medical, surgical, obstetrical/gynecological, and intensive care inpatient services to 36K enrollees and select Veterans Administration patients. Supports 6 graduate medical education programs, 13 surgical/12 medical specialties, homeland defense, and deployment platform. Executes a $6.9M budget. Manages 2K admissions, 4.5K bed days, and 200+ deliveries.
MDSS: The 88th Medical Support Squadron is comprised of 368 personnel and five flights; Medical Information Systems, Medical Logistics and Facilities, Resource Management Office and Commanders Support Staff, TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration, and the Medical Readiness Office. We direct logistics, information systems, resource utilization, readiness, patient administration, all personnel functions for 2.2K MDG staff members, as well as the TRICARE operations for over 60,000 DoD beneficiaries. We oversee the MDG's annual $132M budget execution, $90M TRICARE program, maintain $36M in war reserve material, procure $118M in services, and maintain $78M in equipment, across an 944K square foot facility.
OMRS: The 88th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron provides direct support to Air Force operations by promoting and sustaining force health, preventing injury and illness, restoring health, and sustaining human performance. These key mission effects are accomplished at the unit level through effective management of six major Aerospace Medicine Programs: 1) Flying and Special Duty Operations 2) Occupational and Environmental Health 3) Force Health Readiness 4) Community Health 5) Human Performance Sustainment, and 6) Emergency Response and Disaster Management. Our squadron's top priority is ensuring our operators are medically ready to execute their mission in both garrison and deployed locations. We strive to prevent disease, promote health, and optimize performance while providing excellent medical care to our beneficiaries. The 88th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron is comprised of seven flights, as follows: Aerospace and Operational Medicine, Bioenvironmental Engineering, Mental Health, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Public Health, and Warrior Operational Medicine Clinic. Our squadron has 254 members; including active duty, civilians, and contractors.
SGCS: The 88th Surgical Operations Squadron is comprised of six flights dedicated to providing quality comprehensive specialty care and surgical services to 67,000 eligible DoD beneficiaries and select Veterans Administration patients. We are committed to caring not only for heroes serving today but also those who have served and continue to serve as veterans, government civilians, government contractors, spouses and family members. Our team prevents disease, promotes health and optimizes performance by providing general surgery, ENT, urology, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, podiatry, orthopedic, ophthalmology and OB/GYN services to include 10 surgical suites that supports 17 surgical specialties performing 2.5K surgical cases per year. This team executes a $15.M operating budget to deliver 60K outpatient visits and supports 200+ births annually. The squadron's robust deployment platform is poised to mobilize for global contingencies, homeland defense, and peacetime humanitarian disasters. We actively support graduate medical education programs in general surgery, OB/GYN and anesthesia.