Catawba Valley Medical Center
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    Catawba. Where Compassion
    Meets Innovation.

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    Proud to be North Carolina’s

    First & only 5-Time
    Magnet® Recipient.

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

Consistently achieving Magnet recognition speaks to the leadership of the hospital and the importance of a nursing team that exceeds the expectations of those who trust us with their lives.

Casey Mueller, RN, BSN, ONC

5 Time Magnet Recognition

Recognizing quality patient care and nursing excellence, the Magnet Recognition Program provides consumers with the ultimate benchmark to measure the quality of care they can expect to receive.

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Catawba Latest News

  • Frankie Cooke Still Working Out At 101 Years Old
    Jan 9, 2020

    At 101 years old, Frankie Cooke is still going strong. As one of the first members of Fitness Plus, Catawba Valley Medical Center’s fitness center, Frankie continues her dedication to working out. “Coming to the fitness center for all these years is the reason I’m still living,” said Frankie. “Working out really keeps me going.” On Frankie’s 101 st ...

  • Mason and Katie Welcome Catawba Valley Medical Center's ...
    Jan 2, 2020

    As people rang in the New Year, Mason and Katie headed to Catawba Valley Medical Center to welcome their little girl, Mayleigh, into the world. Mayleigh was born at 2:17am on January 1, 2020 weighing 7 pounds and 13 ounces. “What a great way to begin the new year,” said Mason. “It’s a time to celebrate new beginnings and our new family.” Labor and Delivery nurses ...

  • A Special Holiday Treat
    Dec 19, 2019

    Spending Christmas in the hospital with a newborn can be a challenging time for parents. However, CVMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurses provide families with special moments to enjoy during the holiday, including welcoming Santa to the unit each year and dressing the babies in festive hats and warm Christmas jammies. Nurses and parents alike say the occasion brings joy and a ...

  • Woman to Woman Advice: Don't Ignore Signs of a Heart ...
    Dec 12, 2019

    When Monica Hopkins, 69, began feeling breathless and experiencing pain that radiated through her back and neck, she thought it was due to the stress in her life. She had been caring for her husband who had recently been involved in a motorcycle accident. Caring for him was her focus and she was determined to offer her support despite her pain and fatigue. But even as he recovered from his ...

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    Dec 12, 2019

    When “heart attack” is mentioned, what’s the first visual that pops into your head? Is it a man grasping his chest in pain then falling to the ground? While that’s what’s portrayed in most movies, it’s important to realize the heart attack victim you’re picturing could just as easily be a woman and the scene may look a little less dramatic. “Women ...

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