Carolinas HealthCare System

1000 Blythe Boulevard | Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 704-355-2000

Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is the flagship hospital of Carolinas Healthcare System, which is distinguished throughout the Southeastern United States for its excellent patient care and medical expertise.

CMC operates at two locations: CMC and CMC-Mercy. These locations are 1.3 miles apart.

From modest beginnings in 1943, we have evolved into the largest hospital in the region and a world-class facility that offers a full range of services to the Charlotte community and beyond, with more than 1,100 physicians and providers specializing in all areas of medicine.

CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 Trauma center and is an approved transplant center for heart, kidney, pancreas and liver. We also serve as one of North Carolina’s five Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, providing residency training for more than 200 physicians in 15 specialties and serve as a satellite for the medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Also situated at CMC is Levine Cancer Institute's academic and research headquarters, Carolinas Rehabilitation, and Levine Children's Hospitalconsistently ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in the nation.

Contact Information

Carolinas Medical Center
1000 Blythe Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 704-355-2000

CMC-Mercy
2001 Vail Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28207
Phone: 704-304-5000

Visiting Hours

At Carolinas Medical Center, we understand that your family and friends are important to you and your well-being. Visiting hours are from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. with a few exceptions:

Visiting Hours for Critical Care Unit/ Intensive Care Unit:

  • Visiting hours will be flexible as possible while providing care to the patients. Two visitors at a time are allowed.
  • To maintain patient confidentiality during change of shift, we ask that visitation be limited between 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Children under the age of 16 are not permitted in the Intensive Care Unit without prior screening from the nurse.
  • Visitation will be suspended for emergencies, new admissions or at the nurse's discretion.
  • Visitation is limited during quiet time. Quiet time is observed at change of shift from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • In restricted areas, cellular devices can be used to within three feet of electronic patient care equipment.

Maps and Directions

Directions to Carolinas Medical Center:

Classes and Events

Learn more about our classes and events at Carolinas Medical Center. To register online for maternity classes or take a tour of the maternity center, click here.

Carolinas Medical Center Patient Guide

Are you going to be our patient? Please take a look at our online Patient Guide.

Medical Services

Carolinas Medical Center is committed to providing advanced, personalized medical care to our community so you don't have to travel far for your healthcare needs. Learn more about our medical services.

Lodging and Dining 

Carolinas Medical Center has a cafeteria if you need a “fuel” break for yourself, as well as other dining options. If you need to spend the night, we have a handy list of lodging options.

Gifts and Greetings

Our gift shop has all kinds of items if you need a little something to brighten your day or the day of your loved one in the hospital. Learn more.

Spiritual Care and Education

Sometimes we need a little extra support and spiritual comforting that only a chaplain can provide. Learn more.

Visitors Guide

Access a handy list of hospital phone numbers and general information you may need when visiting our hospital.

Volunteering

Are you looking for ways to give? Volunteering at the hospital is a rewarding experience. We couldn’t do without our volunteers. Find out how you can become involved.

Contact Us

CALL 704-355-2000

In an Emergency

CALL 911

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