nurse and patient

From life's little miracles to life’s mishaps, Carolinas HealthCare System University is here for you. Our award-winning maternity center provides personalized support and education throughout your pregnancy, delivery and recovery while our Emergency Department, with more than 65,000 patient visits per year, includes:

  • 11 critical care rooms
  • 15 minor care rooms
  • Open 24 hours a day
  • Board-certified staff and residency-trained emergency specialist physicians
  • Equipment and technology to handle life-threatening and minor emergencies from diagnosis to treatment for patients of all ages

Our hospital is licensed for 130 beds, including:

  • An eight-bed intensive care unit*
  • A 16-bed telemetry unit
  • 37 beds for medical/oncology patients
  • 37 beds for post-surgical patients

More than 8,700 surgical procedures are performed at our hospital annually for both adult and pediatric patients. The top surgical specialties at our hospital are:

  • Orthopedics
  • Gynecology
  • General
  • Ear, nose and throat
  • Urology

Carolinas HealthCare System University also focuses on the care of the community, actively working to promote a healthy lifestyle by providing a range of outreach programs and health seminars. Through programs like LiveWELL Carolinas! at Northlake Mall and partnerships with YMCA of Greater Charlotte located inside the University and Lake Norman YMCAs, we are able to provide opportunities for community members to meet with nurses and nutritionists, take part in a variety of different educational and recreational opportunities and learn more about preventive health and wellness education programs.