NMRTU Maine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Parris Island

The Branch Health Clinic Parris Island conducts recruit in-processing, acute care, and primary care. The clinic also provides primary care to active duty service members stationed at Parris Island.


Location: BHC Parris Island, second deck
Hours: Monday-Wednesday, Friday, 0700-1100 and 1300-1500, Thursday 0700-1200
Phone: 843-228-2811 

This office will assist with operational medical appointments and providing proper paperwork for most operational screenings including AA&E, MCWIS, Sergeants/Corporals Course, Re-enlistments, Final Physicals, and Separation Physicals etc. It also offers most  immunizations required for medical readiness.

Location: BHC Parris Island, second deck
Hours: Monday-Friday 0730-1600, closed Thursday 1300-1600 for training.
Phone: 843-228-4237. 
For physicals, PHAs or immunizations, please call Operational Medicine at 843-228-1318/1174.
We offer primary care health services.  Some of these services include:
  • Routine Care, like annual physical exams, separation physicals, PHAs, AD school Physicals
  • Medical treatment for non-emergency or non-urgent care
  • Follow-up care for ongoing medical concerns
  • Preventive health care, like immunization, birth control, and STD screenings
  • Patient education and counseling
Most referrals will require an appointment with your Primary Care Provider, and you may referred to the Naval Hospital or out to our community providers for some specialty services.
All PHAs are started using the Online Electronic PHA system. The directions are:
  1. Log into
  2. Register for a new account. (20 minute questionnaire)
  3. Complete the PHA; please make sure you answer all the appropriate questions. You have three places you have to check in order to be finished. This is where most people have issues!
    a.  After you have answered all the questions, you will click complete.
    b.  After this you will be asked to review and certify your answers; scroll down to the end of the page and click complete.
    c.  After certifying, you then click submit.
  4. Once the above is completed, you will need to schedule/request a PHA appointment.

Please call 843- 228-1318/1174 to make your PHA appointment once you have submitted your on-line PHA.

Permanent Party has two computers in the waiting room for members to complete their online PHA, if needed.

We highly encourage the use of TRICARE Online services. Sign up at for secure messaging, making your own appointments online, getting lab and radiology results, text message reminders about all you appointments, etc.

Hours: Monday-Friday 0730-1530
Phone: 843-228-2528

Chiropractic Clinic
Hours: Tue/Thu 0730-1600
Phone: 843-228-1428

Hours: Monday-Friday, 0645-1545
Phone: 843-228-3500
Fax: 843-228-2693

Provides all dental specialty services with the exception of orthodontics. Our demographics include Marine recruits, active duty and reserve Marines, Sailors, Army, and Air Force personnel.

Deployment Health Clinic

Location: BHC Parris Island, second deck
Hours: Monday- Friday, 0730-1600
Phone: 843-228-3823

The Deployment Health Clinic offers pre-deployment screenings, post-deployment screenings, ANAM testing, and deployment-related counseling for permanent party personnel.


Location: BHC Parris Island
Hours: Monday-Friday, 0630-1630
Phone: 843-228-2343 

The Lab provides full laboratory service in urinalysis, chemistry, and hematology to permanent party personnel

Mental Health Unit (MHU)

Location: 2nd floor
Hours: Monday-Friday, 0630-1530
Phone: 843-228-3869

Open to all eligible beneficiaries by referral from a primary care provide
or thru self-referral. Provides acute and routine outpatient mental health support for Parris Island.

Primary service is a mental health urgent care clinic for Marine Recruits. Secondary service is to provide outpatient services to Active Duty personnel, screening and education of Drill Instructors, fitness for duty evaluations for the local Marine Corps Recruiting District, and coverage of the Licensed Independent Provider requirement of the Substance Abuse Counseling Center at Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS).

Additional Behavioral Health Resources


Location: BHC Parris Island, first deck
Hours: Monday-Friday, 0630-1600
Phone: 843-228-2874 

Optometry provides eye care services permanent party personnel


Location: BHC Parris Island, first deck
Hours: Monday-Friday, 0630-1600; Saturday, 0630-1500
Phone: 843-228-2249
Refill phone: 843- 228-5402

The pharmacy can fill new prescriptions and refill current prescriptions for permanent party personnel.


Location: BHC Parris Island
Hours: Monday-Friday, 0630-1630
Phone: 843-228-2886

Radiology provides radiograph exams for permanent party personnel.

The SMART Clinic

Location: BHC Parris Island
Hours: Monday-Friday, 0630-1600
Physical Therapy Phone: 843-228-2505/2928
Sports Medicine and Rehab: 843-228-3177

The SMART Clinic offers sports medicine, physical therapy and podiatry services to permanent party personnel. Patients with a referral from a recognized military or civilian provider may make appointments by calling the appropriate phone number.

Location: Parris Island, on Alaska Blvd between MAI and 3rd Battalion
Hours: Monday-Friday, 0800-1600 hrs; closed on federal holidays and the last duty day of the month
Phone: 843-228-3317

The Parris Island VTF provides an array of animal health services to include vaccinations, sick-call examinations, annual wellness examinations, health certificates for PCS or travel, microchipping, blood work, pet registration, or any animal health and care questions you may have. We are currently unable to provide any surgical or dental procedures at this time, but will in the near future. Due to our limited manpower and resources, most emergency cases are best served through a full service civilian veterinary hospital off base.

Main Line   (843) 228-2111


1st Branch Health Annex (843) 228-2133 / 3335
2nd Branch Health Annex (843) 228-3633 / 3641
3rd Branch Health Annex (843) 228-2236 / 3384
4th Branch Health Annex (843) 228-2354 / 2318
Acute Care (ACA) (843) 228-3346 / 2562
Audiology  (843) 228-2528
Chiropractic Clinic   (843) 228-1428
Crucible Aid Station  (843) 228-2910
Dental Clinics  (843) 228-3500
Recruit Inprocessing Facility (RIF) (843) 228-2417
Deployment Health  (843) 228-3706
Mental Health  (843) 228-3869
Optometry (843) 228-2874
Permanent Party Sick Call (PPSC) (843) 228-4237 / 2811
Physical Health Assessment (PHA) (843) 228-1318
Preventive Medicine (843) 228-2806
Recruit Medical Readiness (RMR) (843) 228-2449
Recruit Sick Call (RSC) (843) 228-3507 / 3671
SMART Clinic (843) 228-2505
Weapons Battalion Aid Station (843) 228-2931


Administration (843) 228-3256 / 2480
Education & Training                       (843) 228-2094
NMCRS (843) 228-3512 / 2765
Pharmacy (843) 228-2249
Radiology  (843) 228-2886

Contact Us


Monday-Friday 0630-1600
Saturday 0630-1500


Branch Health Clinic (BHC) Parris Island
670 Boulevard de France

Permanent Party
Primary Care Clinic



Closed 1300-1600 for training.

To request an appointment, please call 228-4237.  Operational Medicine, for physicals and PHAs and readiness, please call 228-2811.

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