Health Care

In Good Hands

From life’s minor aches and irritations to serious injuries and illnesses, residents in the Davidson
County area can turn to several medical facilities for head-to-toe care.

Wake Forest Baptist Health, Lexington Medical Center

Part of the reputable Wake Forest Baptist Health System, Lexington Medical Center is influential academically and medically for its proficiency. The hospital boasts 94 acute care beds, and is accredited by the Joint Commission. With that being said, Wake Forest Baptist Health System is a top-ranked Vizient Award winner for quality and safety measures.

In addition to being a wholesome, welcoming community hospital where patients are getting the care they need 24/7, the medical center is also a satellite provider of Wake Forest Baptist Health specialty services. Expert care for joint replacements, general orthopedics and podiatry services are provided. Wake Forest Baptist Health has 14 additional practices from pediatrics to adult internal medicine, allowing residents to receive world-class care close to home.

Patients battling cancer also have access to world-class treatment. The only cancer treatment center in Davidson County, Cancer Center-Lexington helps patients to receive their treatments in a beneficial way. The Medical Center also has quick, convenient locations.

Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center

Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center, a 146-bed community hospital, provides exceptional medical care to patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings including emergency services, birthing center, cardiology, surgery, rehabilitation, stroke, geriatric behavioral health and transitional care.

“At Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center, they are committed to improving the health of our community one person at a time by delivering high quality, safe personalized care,” President Jon Applebaum said. “Our promise is to make each individual’s health care experience remarkable, that is easy to use, so that the patient can focus on getting better and staying healthy. The team at Novant Health is united by our passion to care for patients, the community and each other. They are striving to become the health care provider of choice for Davidson County.”

Novant Health established the state’s first Baby Café, a free, no-appointment-needed opportunity for pregnant and breastfeeding women in the community to receive breastfeeding help and support from lactation consultants to meet their breastfeeding goals. The hospital also added a second 3-D mammography machine in the mammography suite to accommodate same day appointments.

Novant Health is committed to the health of the county investing more than $2,462,852 in new equipment and $2,168,837 in facility projects in 2018. Numerous specialists were added to the medical staff including neurosciences, surgical spine, ob-gyn, orthopedics and sports medicine to help meet the growing number of patients choosing Novant Health for services. Plans in 2019 include opening additional medical practices, continuing to enhance medical specialties and remaining focused on making each and every patient experience remarkable.