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 84-year history. A private, not-for-profit hospital, HCMH employs more than 700 people, and is served by more than 70 physicians representing 26 specialties and subspecialties.

Hugh Chatham earned the prestigious Women’s Choice Award ® in 2018 for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety and Stroke Center.  Most recently the hospital received an "A" grade for patient safety from The LeapFrog Group.

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:

  • Behavioral Health
  • Cancer Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Express Care/Urgent Care
  • Family Practices
  • Gastroenterology Services
  • Heart and Lung Center
  • Home Health
  • Imaging Services
  • Neurology Services
  • Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • Outpatient Imaging
  • Podiatry
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Pulmonary & Critical Care
  • Regional Wound Center
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Surgical Services
  • Urology Services
  • Women's Services

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital is governed by a board of trustees representing the interests of the community, the hospital and the staff. In alphabetical order, the current board of trustees is:

  • Ann Ashman
  • Dr. Will Ballard
  • Dr. Stephanie Cartwright
  • David Cline
  • Terry Darnell, Vice-Chair
  • Cynthia Gonzalez
  • Phil Harris, Secretary
  • Dr. Bill Johnson
  • Bill Johnson, Treasurer
  • Brent Kleinheksel
  • Bob Midkiff
  • Willena Smith
  • Dr. Jonathan Snyder
  • Mike Stanley, Chairman
  • Donna Thompson, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer

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