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Cape Fear Valley Health System

Cape Fear Valley Health, which has eight hospitals in the region, continues to expand its health care services. In the past year, it has been wrapping up a 100-bed expansion project at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and continuing the planning of a new medical school in partnership with Methodist University.

Overall, the system has more than 1,000 beds and sees more than 1 million patients annually. The private, not-for-profit health system has 7,400 employees and 1,300 providers on its medical staff. Its main campus is Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Other facilities include Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital, Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, Behavioral Health Care, Bladen County Hospital, Hoke Hospital, Health Pavilion North, Health Pavilion Hoke, Betsy Johnson Hospital, and Central Harnett Hospital.

“Cape Fear Valley Health’s mission is to provide exceptional health care for every patient, and our goal is to improve the quality of every life we touch,” said Mike Nagowski, CEO of the health system. “We are proud to be part of the communities that we serve across the region.”

Since Cape Fear Valley Medical Center opened in 1956, it has grown to become North Carolina’s eighth-largest hospital. It specializes in cardiac care, cancer treatment, and surgical services as well as neuroscience, pediatrics, rehabilitation, orthopedics, and more.

For more information, call 910-615-4000.

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FirstHealth of the Carolinas

FirstHealth of the Carolinas, a private, not-for-profit health care system, is headquartered in Pinehurst. Its more than 6,100 employees serve 15 counties in the mid-Carolinas. The health system is licensed for four hospitals with 610 beds. The system is comprised of FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst; FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Hoke in Raeford; FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond in Rockingham; and FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial in Troy. In Fayetteville, FirstHealth offers convenient care and specialty services such as orthopaedics, urology, interventional pain medicine, ENT, and neurology.

FirstHealth offers specialty and subspecialty care and technologies that are typically exclusive to academic institutions including cardiothoracic surgery, interventional cardiology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, oncology, neonatology, behavioral services, and bariatric surgery.

The system includes Reid Heart Center, a brand-new outpatient cancer center that opened in 2023, facilities for inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, hospice and palliative care, home care, community outreach programs, behavioral health services, fitness facilities, concierge, specialty, primary, and convenient care practices, dental care centers, a hospitality house, EMS and critical care transport services, a philanthropic foundation and a host of other services. FirstHealth demonstrates a commitment to treating the whole patient and improving the health of the communities it serves.

For more information, visit firsthealth.org.

Located in the heart of Fort Liberty, Womack Army Medical Center serves the health care needs of active-duty service members, their family members, military retirees, and their families. Womack provides health care to about 200,000 eligible Tricare beneficiaries. Womack offers most specialty referral services and has six primary care clinics on Fort Liberty and two others off post.

Womack Army Medical Center

The medical center offers a number of health care services, including cardiology, hematology-oncology, obstetrics-gynecology, inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services, pulmonology, orthopedics, vascular surgery, a mild traumatic brain injury clinic, pain management, internal medicine, services for substance abuse, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, preventive medicine, physical therapy-occupational therapy care and pharmacy, gastroenterology, allergy care, physiatry, podiatry, optometry, physical exams, and refractive eye surgery.

Other health care resources available are the Fayetteville Rehabilitation Center, Fort Liberty Intrepid Spirit Center, Fort Liberty Blood Donor Center, and Womack Health and Support Center. The on-post clinics include Byars, Clark, Joel Pediatric, Womack Pediatric, Robinson Health, and Womack Family Medicine Residency Clinic. The two primary care clinics for family members and retirees are Hope Mills Medical Home and Linden Oaks Medical Home. The emergency department also encompasses a Fast Track Clinic, open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday.

For more information, call 910-907-6000 or visit https://womack.tricare.mil/.

Fayetteville NC VA Coastal Health Care System

The Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Fayetteville VA Health Care Center are part of the Fayetteville NC VA Coastal Health Care System, one of the fastest-growing veteran health care systems in the nation with an enrollment of more than 85,000 veterans across southeastern North Carolina.

The system includes one medical center in Fayetteville; two health-care centers in Fayetteville and Wilmington; nine community-based outpatient clinics in outlying counties; a jointly funded Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense Rehabilitation Center; jointly funded Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense Acute Care Dialysis Center located at Womack Army Medical Center in Fayetteville; and a VA dental clinic located on the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro.

In Cumberland County, veterans can receive care at one of several VA facilities that provide primary care, women’s health services, mental health care, pharmacy services, surgery, imaging services, and medical and specialty services.

Health care services offered at the Ramsey Street and Raeford Road locations include cardiology; dermatology; neurology; gastrointestinal, pulmonary, gynecological, urological, and orthopedic care; and general surgery. The main campus on Ramsey Street includes a Community Living Center, which provides skilled nursing and medical care. The Fayetteville VA Dialysis Center, at 2301 Robeson St., provides kidney care.

For more information, call the Fayetteville VA Medical Center on Ramsey Street at 910-488-2120.

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