Hospitals in Hickory, NC Area
420 North Center Street
Hickory, NC 28601
Phone: (828) 315-5000
Frye Regional Medical Center is a 355-bed acute care facility located at 420 North Center Street in Hickory, NC. The hospital has been serving the medical and health care needs of Catawba County since 1911. The hospital’s main campus includes a comprehensive heart center and cardiac rehab, orthopedics, bariatric surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, pediatrics, center for neurosciences, cancer center and women’s pavilion. Frye has several extended campuses to serve families throughout the area including: Wellness and Education Center which houses the Center For Diabetes Self-Management Care, perinatal education and community wellness classes; South Campus for psychiatric services; Viewmont and Tate Surgery Centers; Vein and Wound Center/Infusion Care; Pain Center; Piedmont Therapy, offering sports and industrial rehabilitation; an urgent care facility; FryeCare, an outpatient diagnostic facility; Alexander Campus, which provides 24 hour emergency care along with diagnostic and laboratory services and infusion care; plus HealthPoint, which provides extensive industrial services and programs to employers.
Frye Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.
For the second year in a row, Frye Regional Medical Center has been named a Distinguished Hospital by J.D. Power and Associates. This distinction acknowledges a strong commitment by Frye to provide “An Outstanding Inpatient Experience”. Frye is the only hospital in North Carolina to receive the recognition.
For the fifth year in a row, Frye Regional Medical Center has been named a Consumer Choice Award winner and designated as a Most Preferred Hospital for Best Overall Quality and Image by National Research Corporation.
810 Fairgrove Church Road SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: (828) 326-3800
Catawba Valley Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission and a member of the American Hospital Association, NC Hospital Association and the Health Care Advisory Board. In addition, CVMC is licensed by the N.C. Division of Facility Services, Licensure and Certification Section, for 258 beds and to provide general acute care, psychiatry, comprehensive rehabilitation services, critical care services, radiation therapy services, obstetrical services, Level III and neonatal services. CVMC also serves as a training site for Wake Forest University Medical Center and for numerous other clinical training programs across the state.
In May 2001, Catawba Valley Medical Center marked a significant milestone by being designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet Hospital. CVMC is only the 32nd hospital in the nation to seek and attain this level of excellence—the gold award in patient care. And CVMC continues to meet and exceed the ANCC standards by achieving reaccreditation again in August 2005. To date, less than 2% of the nation's 6,000 hospitals have been designated Magnet facilities including leaders in healthcare like Johns Hopkins and the Mayo Clinic.
The hospital has become a regional provider, serving patients from a five-county area. The hospital has achieved local, regional, state and national recognition and accreditations for medical excellence. The hospital is an established training site for Wake Forest University School of Medicine and East Carolina School of Medicine for physician residency programs. More than 250 medical staff members represent the range of medical specialties consistent with those practicing in a regional medical center.
720 Malcom Blvd
Rutherford College, NC 28612
Phone: (828) 874-2251
Valdese Hospital (VH), located in Valdese, N.C., serves residents of Burke, Caldwell and western Catawba counties by providing services that are high quality, cost effective and patient centered.
At this 172-bed, nonprofit hospital, VH's staff of more than 350 provides a full range of medical and surgical services in pleasant surroundings designed to maximize privacy and convenience. As part of Blue Ridge HealthCare and Carolinas HealthCare System, the VH staff has confidence in their ability to keep pace with emerging medical advances and wellness initiatives in a joint quest to safeguard patient health.
In 1971 Valdese Hospital was the first private hospital in North Carolina to gain approval for its cancer program from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, an honor that has been continually earned.