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Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Tower Building
Plaza Level 1, Room 100
1101 Wooton Parkway

Rockville, MD 20852

240-276-8853 (Voice),
240-453-6141 (FAX),

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The Office of the Surgeon General, under the direction of the Surgeon General, oversees the operations of the 6,500-member Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and provides support for the Surgeon General in the accomplishment of her other duties. The Office is part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Surgeon General serves as America's Doctor by providing Americans the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury.


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Date Entered: 11/23/1998
Date Edited: 8/8/2012
Date Revised: 2/20/2002
Health Referral Number: HR2968
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