Hickory is home to some of the best hospitals in the state of North Carolina. All of these hospitals offer comprehensive and direct care that includes:

Emergency care
Medical imaging
Family Medicine

Both of these hospitals are large, non-profits that want to foster a healthier community for Hickory residents, and those in the surrounding towns. One thing patients can depend on is every patient will be provided excellent healthcare all of the time.

There are several hospitals in Hickory that have been serving the needs of the residents in this area for many years.

Catawba Valley Hospital

This is an award-winning hospital that provides healthcare service for Hickory residents in several specialties. These specialties include:

Ear, Nose and Throat
General Surgery
Family Medicine
Health and Wellness
Women and children
Wound healing
Day Surgery

Catawba Valley Medical is a full service hospital that has been providing healthcare for several decades. The hospital prides itself on excellent leadership, a strong nursing team, competent doctors and a host of other qualified medical professionals who believe in providing the utmost in quality care.

During flu season, many hospitals and healthcare centers place restrictions on who can visit the hospital. Catawba Valley Medical is no different. The facility restricts visitors under the age of 13 from entering any of its doctor’s offices or main hospital facilities during the peak of the flu season.

Frye Regional Medical Center

Also located in Hickory, Frye Regional Medical Center is a Duke Lifepoint Hospital. This hospital has been in the region for over 100 years, and it has always been committed to delivering healthcare with compassion and a focus on clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction.

This is an acute care hospital with over 300 beds. It has a Women’s Birthing Center as well as a facility for Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Frye Regional also provides regional access to its healthcare system by having more than 60 primary care providers in its network throughout the Catawba Valley region.

The medical center offers an abundance of services including:

Cancer Care
Diabetes Care Center
Orthopedic and Spine
Radiation Oncology
Wound Care
Women’s Services
Men’s Health
Heart Care
Infusion Care Center

As the region continues to grow, the major healthcare systems, Catawba Valley Medical and Frye Regional, will continue to extend and improve services for all residents. Providing quality and timely healthcare to all patients is their main priority and the medical staffs pride themselves on healing and comforting patients during their most challenging times. Access to healthcare is available to all who may need it.