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About Us

Nestled in the western Piedmont wine country of North Carolina in Elkin, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital (HCMH) has provided high-quality medical care for residents over a distinguished 83-year history. A private, not-for-profit hospital, HCMH employs more than 940 people, and is served by more than 70 physicians representing 26 specialties and subspecialties.

In a recent national patient satisfaction survey, the hospital's patients gave the outpatient department a 99 percent excellent rating, the emergency department a 94 percent rating and OB-GYN services 98 percent. Most recently the hospital received an "A" grade for patient safety, and is only one of four hospitals in northwestern North Carolina receiving this grade.

In addition, following a 2009 quality evaluation, Press Ganey awarded the hospital's outpatient surgery department a prestigious Summit Award, reserved for clients who achieve and maintain extraordinary results.

As a result of performances like these, the hospital enjoys an enviable reputation as Our Region's Choice for Technology and Care. Major patient care and clinical centers include:

  • Emergency Services
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Women's Services
  • Family Practices
  • Cancer Services
  • Outpatient Imaging
  • Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • Home Health
  • Surgical Services
  • Regional Wound Center
  • Heart and Lung Center
  • Primary Stroke Center

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