Major General William H. Gourley VA-DoD Outpatient Clinic
The Gourley Clinic is located on 1st Avenue within the community of Monterey, CA. It can be reached by taking Highway 1 exit Lightfighter Drive, turn left on 2nd Avenue, turn left on Divarty Street, then turn right at 1st Avenue.
Major General William H. Gourley VA-DoD Outpatient Clinic opened in June 2017. Patients wishing to be seen at the Gourley Clinic must be enrolled into the Army Medical Home or Pediatrics Medical Home.
The Gourley Clinic serves Veterans, Active Duty Service Members and Families. The clinic replaced existing and outdated VA and DoD clinics to provide comprehensive healthcare services to patients in a modern space with improved efficiencies and expanded resources.
The three-story, 146,000-gross-square-foot facility provides care for approximately 80,000 military Veterans living on California’s Central Coast. The new facility provides primary care and specialty care including medical/surgical subspecialty clinics, mental health care, audiology, physical and occupational therapy, ancillary and diagnostic service. The clinic replaced the VA Palo Alto Health Care System’s existing clinic to meet the growing healthcare need for Veterans in the region. It is only the second fully integrated VA/DoD facility in the nation.
William H. Gourley, Major General, U.S. Army Retired
February 13, 1933 – August 25, 2008
The clinic is named for Major General William H. Gourley who served 36 years in the U.S. Army with combat tours in Vietnam and assignments to Turkey, Korea, Germany and numerous posting in the United States. This included Fort Ord, California. Major General Gourley retired on November 30, 1989. After retirement, Gourley settled in Monterey, California, and quickly became active in the community. He helped oversee the restructuring of Fort Ord for civilian use after the Post was closed in 1994. Gourley was passionate about ensuring healthcare availability for Service Members and Veterans after the Fort Ord closing. He worked tirelessly to convince the Veterans Administration to open a state-of the-art clinic. Gourley’s exemplarily leadership inspired all who knew him with his positive attitude and vision for a better future ensuring Service Members past and present, were properly cared for.