Carolinas Medical Center

Badge: nationally ranked Nationally Ranked Hospital

Ranked #8 in North Carolina

Recognized in Piedmont

Ranked #2 in Charlotte, NC metro area

Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC is ranked nationally in 5 pediatric specialties. It was also high-performing in 8 adult specialties, as shown below. Carolinas Medical Center is a 874-bed general medical and surgical facility with 49,194 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 17,395 annual inpatient and 14,788 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 124,067 visits. Carolinas Medical Center is a teaching hospital.

U.S. News included the following facilities in evaluating Carolinas Medical Center:

Levine Children's Hospital in pediatrics.

Adult Specialties

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Pediatric Specialties

This hospital was one of 87 facilities that made the rankings in at least one of the 10 specialties analyzed for the 2013-14 Best Children's Hospitals.

Nationally Ranked

Patient Satisfaction

Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and nationally.


Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:

State Average
National Average
Probably or definitely not
State Average
National Average

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For more about this hospital, see hospital details. The information shown is provided by the American Hospital Association, which compiles data on all U.S. hospitals through an annual survey and from other sources. Hospital ownership, number of doctors and nurses, volume of births and ER visits, and available services such as sports medicine are just a few examples of data collected by the AHA. Find out more at

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Affiliated Hospitals or Services

Location & Contact Information

Carolinas Medical Center

1000 Blythe Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28203-5871

(704) 355–2000

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