1 Carolinas Medical Center: Largest hospital owned by Carolinas HealthCare System. 827 beds. Services include Levine Children’s Hospital with Level IV neonatal intensive care nursery, regional Level I trauma center, helipad and air ambulance fleet, Levine Cancer Institute, organ and tissue transplant center, medical residency programs and satellite campus of UNC Chapel Hill medical school. 1000 Blythe Blvd. 704-355-2000; www.carolinashealthcare.org.
2 Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center: Formerly Presbyterian Hospital, largest Charlotte-area hospital owned by Novant Health. 622 beds. Services include helipad for emergency transport, cancer center, behavioral health beds, Hemby Children’s Hospital, women’s center with Level III intensive care nursery, partnership with Cleveland Clinic heart institute. 200 Hawthorne Lane. 704-384-4000; www.novanthealth.org.
3 Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital: Part of Novant Health, formerly Presbyterian Orthopaedic, 50-year-old specialty hospital with 80 beds will relocate in 2015. $84 million replacement will have larger private patient rooms. 1901 Randolph Road. 704-316-2000; www.novanthealth.org.
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4 Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy: Part of Carolinas HealthCare System. 173 beds. Established in 1906 by Sisters of Mercy and sold to Carolinas HealthCare in 1995, designated Planetree “patient-centered” healing environment in 2011. 2001 Vail Ave. 704-304-5000; www.carolinashealthcare.org.
5 Carolinas Medical Center-University: Part of Carolinas HealthCare System. 94 beds. Second-busiest emergency department in the county, maternity center with Level III neonatal intensive care nursery. 8800 N. Tryon St. 704-863-6000; www.carolinashealthcare.org.
6 Carolinas Rehabilitation: Part of Carolinas HealthCare System. 99-bed specialty hospital (including 19 beds at Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy, additional 40 beds in Mount Holly and 30 in Concord). Services include rehabilitation services for brain and spinal cord injuries, congenital defects and effects of stroke and cancer. 1100 Blythe Blvd. www.carolinashealthcare.org.
7 Carolinas Medical Center-Randolph: Part of Carolinas HealthCare System, formerly owned by Mecklenburg County, 66-bed psychiatric hospital, services include emergency, inpatient and outpatient care. 501 Billingsley Road, 800-418-2065 (24-hour call center); www.carolinashealthcare.org.
8 Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast: Cabarrus County’s longtime hospital merged with Carolinas HealthCare System in 2007. 457 beds. Services include Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital, Hayes Family Center, Batte Cancer Center, residency training program for family physicians, CyberKnife radiosurgery system for treating tumors. 920 Church St. N. 704-403-3000; www.carolinashealthcare.org.
9 Carolinas HealthCare System Behavioral Health-Davidson: The 66-bed, $32 million adult psychiatric hospital opened in April on a 22-acre site at 16740 Davidson-Concord Road, an adjacent 10,000-square-foot medical office houses outpatient services for adults and children. 704-801-9200. www.carolinashealthcare.org.
10 CaroMont Regional Medical Center: Formerly Gaston Memorial Hospital, flagship hospital of CaroMont Health. 435 beds. Services include cancer care and robotic surgery, The Birthplace neonatal intensive care unit (with only private rooms for newborns), partnership with Columbia HeartSource in New York. 2525 Court Drive. 704-834-2000; www.caromonthealth.org.
11 Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center: Part of Novant Health, formerly Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville. 75 beds. Services include emergency department, cancer and cardiovascular care, pediatric care, women’s services and orthopedics. 10030 Gilead Road off Interstate 77, Exit 23. 704-316-4000; www.novanthealth.org.
12 Carolinas Medical Center-Lincoln: Part of Carolinas HealthCare System, formerly owned by Lincoln County. New building with 101 beds opened in 2010. Services include cardiac care, trauma care, rehabilitation, pain management, New Beginnings birthing center. 433 McAlister Road, 980-212-2000; www.carolinashealthcare.org.
13 Novant Health Matthews Medical Center: Part of Novant Health, formerly Presbyterian Hospital Matthews. 137 beds. Services include maternity, surgery, cardiovascular and cancer care, 1500 Matthews Township Parkway. 704-384-6500; www.novanthealth.org.
14 Novant Health plans a 50-bed hospital at the intersection of Interstate 485 and Albemarle Road, scheduled to open in 2018. Construction has not started.
15 Carolinas Medical Center-Union: Owned by Union County and leased by Carolinas HealthCare System, undergoing $57 million expansion including patient tower and women’s center to be completed in the fall of 2014. Services include cardiovascular and cancer care, surgery, outpatient clinics, long-term care, behavioral health. 600 Hospital Drive. 704-993-3100; www.carolinashealthcare.org.
16 Lake Norman Regional Medical Center: Part of Community Health Systems, a Franklin, Tenn.-based for-profit hospital chain. 123 beds. Services include orthopedic specialty center, outpatient surgery center, women’s center, surgical center for weight loss. 171 Fairview Road, Exit 33 on I-77. 704-660-4000; www.lnrmc.com.
17 Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville: Part of Carolinas HealthCare System, with a $300 million expansion in 2012 that doubled the number of beds to 206. That expansion added more specialized programs, such as neurosurgery and open heart surgery. Neonatal intensive care nursery has private rooms for newborns. 10628 Park Road. 704-667-1000; www.carolinashealthcare.org.
Fort Mill, S.C.
18 Charlotte-based Carolinas HealthCare System and Piedmont Medical Center of Rock Hill are locked in a nearly 10-year battle over which one will build a hospital in Fort Mill. Approval has gone back and forth. Carolinas HealthCare once had the OK to build a $77.5 million, 64-bed hospital, and Piedmont once was approved to build a $120 million, 100-bed hospital. But the project remains up in the air.
Rock Hill, S.C.
19 Piedmont Medical Center: Part of Tenet Healthcare Corp. for-profit hospital chain. 288 beds. Services include heart and stroke care, specialized women and children’s services, orthopedics, weight loss surgery. 222 S. Herlong Ave. 803-329-1234; www.piedmontmedicalcenter.com.