Carolinas HealthCare System

Women and Children's Center at Carolinas HealthCare System Union Opens

Nehal P. Thakkar, MD

Benion S. Horton, MD
Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Carolinas HealthCare System Union and Medical Director at Union Obstetrics and Gynecology

This November, women and children in Union County and surrounding areas will have greater access to a higher level of specialized women's and children's healthcare service. Opening Nov. 17, the new Women's and Children's Center at Carolinas HealthCare System Union will serve as a coveted healthcare destination for women and their families as the high level of care and service currently provided at Carolinas HealthCare System Union will be matched by new first-class accommodations.

From pediatric and adolescent care to obstetrics and gynecologic surgery, the center will provide a network of highly specialized physicians and professional staff to meet the needs of women and children through every stage of their lives.

"The new facility will complement the excellent knowledge and experience of our obstetricians and pediatricians, as well as our excellent nursing and clinical staff," said Benion S. Horton, MD, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Carolinas HealthCare System Union and Medical Director at Union Obstetrics and Gynecology. "Residents of Union County and surrounding areas will now have access to the most modern and advanced facility in the Metro area and will benefit from the enhanced care services now offered for those with complex healthcare needs."

Specially designed with patients and their families in mind, the Center will promote a family-centered care environment with the security of a hospital and the comforts of home. Through enduring patient and provider relationships, this model of care aims to meet patients' needs by promoting a healing and nurturing environment and providing care that includes, informs and inspires patients and their families.

The Womenand Children's Center will include:

  • A private entrance for moms-to-be and their families
  • Labor, delivery, recovery and post-partum suites
  • A special care nursery staffed by neonatologist.
  • Lactation and breastfeeding support
  • And a family-style waiting lounge

Learn more about the Carolinas HealthCare System Union Women's and Children's Center.

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