Catawba Valley Medical Center

Quality Healthcare

Close To Home

As the region’s largest not-for-profit community hospital, we exist to heal and comfort patients, to promote and foster a healthier community, and to assure access to healthcare to all who need it - regardless of their ability to pay. With a wide array of medical specialties, our skilled nurses and providers are trained to treat virtually any type of injury or illness, providing high-quality, easily accessible healthcare close to home.

We are committed to serving this community with the best resources available – both through technology and through people.

  • Heart Center

    Committed to high quality and superior outcomes, our accredited Heart Center maintains years of specialized clinical experience and is dedicated to caring for patients with skill and compassion. Our Heart Center staff partners with Catawba Valley Cardiology’s providers to deliver a team-oriented approach to patient heart issues, with a high level of technical expertise.

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  • Cancer Center

    Our Comprehensive Cancer Center was the first in the area to achieve accreditation from the American College of Surgeons as a comprehensive community hospital cancer program – making us one of just over 1,500 cancer programs to receive this honor in the United States. This translates into an outstanding continuum of care that includes leading edge diagnosis and treatments, talented staff, and the best medical equipment and support available.

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  • Orthopedics

    From sports-related injuries to bones and joints in need of repair, our Center for Orthopedics leads the way to recovery. The Center is known for both its surgical expertise and rehabilitation capabilities, as well its high quality total hip and knee replacement programs.

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  • Women and Children

    Our Center for Women & Children encompasses comprehensive, family-centered obstetrics and gynecological care for women at every stage in life from prenatal care and childbirth to menopause, and pediatrics for children up to age 18. Our staff is dedicated to providing the highest level of evidence-based healthcare with skill and compassion.

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  • Day Surgery

    Utilizing the same surgical suites as those for our inpatient procedures, our Day Surgery Center offers the convenience of outpatient surgery with the assurance that comes with being in a fully-staffed hospital environment.

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  • Primary Stroke Center

    When a patient arrives with stroke symptoms, our Primary Stroke Team is well-trained and prepared to provide patients with immediate access to the latest treatments in order to save lives and reduce likelihood of long-term disability caused by strokes. Available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

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  • Weight Management

    Our Surgical Weight Management Program offers medical assistance including bariatric surgery and support to provide treatment options aimed at improving health and prolonging life.

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  • Rehabilitation

    Our Center for Rehabilitation is a full service, multidisciplinary program offering inpatient and outpatient therapies. The comprehensive center includes a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program as well as a fitness center with aquatics program and outdoor fitness trail. The 10-bed inpatient unit is certified by CARF as a Comprehensive Integrated Rehabilitation program.

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Awards & Accreditations

  • Accredited Center
  • CARF Accredited
  • The Joint Commission Approval
  • American College of Radiology
  • Women's Choice Award
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Catawba Latest News

  • The Risk Factors and Signs of Colorectal Cancer
    Mar 17, 2023

    In March, we recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In the United States, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women, and it's the second most common cause of cancer deaths when numbers for men and women are combined. It's expected to cause about 52,550 deaths during 2023. Overall, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is ...

  • Women Make History at CVMC
    Mar 10, 2023

    In March, we recognize Women’s History Month! Today, we would like to celebrate women making history within Catawba Valley Health System. For the first time since the inception of our organization in 1965, the top four leadership positions on our Medical Staff are all held by women. The positions are: Susan Nikrooz, MD, Past Chief of Staff Jamey Cost, MD, Chief of Staff Kathy Wilson, MD, ...

  • A Heart Healthy Super Bowl
    Feb 9, 2023

    As part of American Heart Month, we're sharing our favorite Heart Healthy recipes, provided by Lindsie Miles, Wellness Dietician for Catawba Valley Medical's HealthFirst Center. These appetizer recipes include small modifications to include ingredients that support overall heart health. Try one of these at your upcoming Super Bowl party! Homemade Guacamole 4 servin gs Avocados are actually ...

  • Setting Goals for 2023
    Jan 3, 2023

    A new year is ushered in with a variety of emotions that often lead to innovative ideas and resolutions. Some commit to more exercise. Some commit to paying off debt. Some commit to weight loss. Having goals for things we want to do and working towards them is an important part of living. It gives us a sense of meaning and purpose and that we are making progress. Although, many of these ...

  • Retiring CEO Eddie Beard Honored with RISE Scholarship
    Dec 13, 2022

    HICKORY, NC—The Organizational Learning department of Catawba Valley Health System (CVHS) and Catawba Medical Foundation hosted a banquet December 12, 2022, at Catawba Valley Medical Center to award the first Eddie Beard RISE scholarship. Winner of the scholarship is Carley Land, a senior at Hickory High School. RISE, Robust Internship Student Experiences (RISE), is a semester long, ...

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