Health Services


Health Physics Service



Health Physics Service is located in the Madigan Annex and can be reached by taking I-5 to Exit 122, the Madigan exit into JBLM.  Continue on Jackson Avenue, turning left on S I St (across from the hospital tower), right on Wilson Avenue, left on W Johnson Ave. Parking lot is to the right. Walk down end of the street to the main entrance to medical Annex. Turn Right at the entrance and our office will be the first door on the right labeled “Health Physics 9909C.”


The Health Physics Service ensures radiation safety throughout Madigan Army Medical Center and manages the radioactive material permit issued through the Defense Health Agency’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Broad Scope license. This includes both ionizing (ie x-rays, radioactive materials) and non-ionizing (ie LASERs, Radiofrequency) forms of radiation. We accomplish this through; education of best practices of handling radiation sources, reducing total radiation dose as low as reasonably achievable, monitoring occupational radiation dose, monitoring patient radiation dose, ensuring efficacy of personal protective equipment, internal surveys and audits in use areas, safe disposal and storage of radioactive materials, fetal dose assessments, annual radiographic compliance surveys. Additionally, health physics provides radiological advisory capabilities in the event of radiological or nuclear event on Joint Base Lewis-McChord as a part of Radiological Advisory Management Team (RAMT).

Contact Us

Phone: (253) 968-4300
Vocera: “Radiation Safety” or “Health Physics”


Madigan Annex
Building 9909C
W Johnson St
Tacoma, WA 98431


Mondays-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays and Select Training Holidays

Madigan Information

Telephone Number(s)

Madigan Directory Assistance:
(253) 968-1110
Puget Sound Military Appointment Center:
(800) 404-4506
Health Net Federal Services:    
(844) 866-9378
Madigan Referral Management Center:    
253-968-1145 option #5
Patient Assistance Center:    
(253) 968-1145 
Beneficiary Counseling & Assistance Coordinators:     
(253) 968-1145, option #3
Patient Advocacy
253-968-1145, option #4
Nurse Advice Line (always open):    
(800) TRICARE (874-2273)


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9040A Jackson Ave, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98431


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