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Hampton VA Medical Center


Leadership Team

Portrait of Alan J Lombardo

Alan J Lombardo | 757-722-9961

Acting Director

Mr. Lombardo was appointed as the Associate Director of the VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia on March 20, 2016. He was previously appointed as the Acting Associate Director on December 1, 2014 and Assistant Director on December 1, 2013. Prior to this, he served as the Executive Assistant to the Medical Center Director and Chief of Staff from 2011 to 2013.

As the Associate Director, Mr. Lombardo is responsible for the major administrative functions of the medical center to include facility management, police services, finance and healthcare administrative services.

Mr. Lombardo received his Bachelor of Science degree from Slippery Rock University in 1998. In 2002, he completed his Master of Science in Physical Therapy degree at Shenandoah University. In 2011, he received both a Master of Healthcare Administration degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Baylor University. Early in 2014, he achieved the Fellow status for the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Portrait of Sigrid D Andrew

Sigrid D Andrew | 757-722-9961

Associate Director For Operations, HAMVAMC

Ms. Sigrid Andrew is the Associate Director for Operations at the Hampton VA Medical Center VAMC. Ms. Andrew joined Hampton from the VA Maryland Health Care System where she served as the Chief Nurse for Geriatrics and Extended Care since 2011.

Ms. Andrew began her VA career in 1991 at the VA Maryland Health Care System. Prior to her appointment as the Chief Nurse for Geriatrics and Extended Care, Ms. Andrew served as the Acting Director of Patient Safety and Risk Management from 2010 until 2011 and as the Acting Executive Assistant to the Director in 2010. Ms. Andrew also has 17 years as a Nurse Manager, and completed a detail as the Acting Associate Director for Operations at the Martinsburg VAMC before joining the Hampton VA Medical Center.

A native of Maryland, Ms. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Wilmington University, New Castle, DE and a Master's of Science degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD. Ms. Andrew is a graduate of the VHA Health Care Leadership Development Program, class of 2014.

As Associate Director for Operations, is instrumental in directing daily operations at the Hampton VA Medical Center which provides health care to more than 40,000 unique Veterans, through the support of more than 1600 staff members. The Hampton VA is a complex, 458-bed medical center, consisting of 35 major buildings situated on an 85 acre waterfront site.

Portrait of Priscilla Hankins, MD

Priscilla Hankins, MD | 757-722-9961

Chief of Staff

Priscilla Hankins M.D. was appointed Chief of Staff at the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center on August 7, 2016. Dr. Hankins has approximately 30 years civil service experience as a Veteran of the United States Navy and as a VA employee. As the Chief of Staff, Dr. Hankins is responsible for oversight of the provision of clinical services in outpatient, inpatient, residential, and long-term care settings. The Hampton VA offers treatment in primary and subspecialty care, intensive care, mental health, spinal cord injury, geriatrics & extended care, hospice care, and other clinical services.

Dr. Hankins is a board certified psychiatrist who received her medical degree from Louisiana State University, New Orleans in 1986. She completed her psychiatric internship and residency training at Naval Hospital in Portsmouth Virginia in 1990. She served for seven years in the United States Navy, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander. She is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry with an academic appointment at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Hankins has worked in the field of traumatology for over 20 years, treating Veterans with PTSD and co-morbid psychiatric disorders and substance abuse.

Dr. Hankins joined the Hampton VAMC in 1993 as a staff psychiatrist and worked in the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic for ten years until 2004. She was selected as the Chief of Mental Health and served in this capacity from 2004 to 2016.

Dr. Hankins brings a wealth of leadership experience, dedication, and commitment to the VA mission to provide quality, timely and accessible care to our nation’s veterans, while adhering to the ICARE principles of integrity, commitment, advocacy, respect, and excellence.

Portrait of Crystal Lindaman

Crystal Lindaman | 757-722-9961

Associate Director for Patient Care Services

Crystal K. Lindaman was appointed Associate Director for Patient Care Services at the Hampton VA Medical Center effective August 7, 2016. As Associate Director for Patient Care Services, she is responsible for the day-to-day operation and professional oversight of more than 600 nursing personnel. She joined the Hampton VAMC in November 2011 as the Chief Nurse Acute Care where she was responsible for the oversight of nursing staff in the areas of Emergency Department, ICU, Med/Surg, OR/ASCU/PACU, Patient Flow Center, Utilization Management, and the Nursing Officer of the Day role.

Mrs. Lindaman began her VA career in 1987 as a staff nurse in the SICU at the Iowa City VAMC. During her 10 years in Iowa City she served in the roles of staff nurse, Surgical Unit Nurse Manager, and then Medical Unit Nurse Manager. She developed the first utilization management program for the facility. She held the role of Clinical Teaching Assistant at the University of Iowa, College of Nursing, authored three publications in national nursing journals, and held the office of Secretary in the local chapter of Sigma Theta Tau; a professional nursing Honor Society.

A native of Iowa, Mrs. Lindaman holds a Master’s of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Iowa. She is board certified as a Nurse Executive, Advanced; granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, as well as certification through VHA’s National HPDM Mentor Program at the Fellow level.