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3500 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC

(252) 499-6000

Carteret General Hospital is a 135-bed, not-for-profit community hospital serving eastern North Carolina. With commitment to excellence and advanced technology, the hospital offers educational and programs that enhance its specialty services to a level that you would expect at larger facilities. Since opening its doors in July 1967, Carteret General has grown from a small organization to a full-service hospital by offering quality healthcare with compassion and respect. The physicians and staff are among the finest healthcare providers in eastern Carolina. As the second-largest employer in Carteret County with 1,100 employees, the hospital has remained committed to improving the community's health. In addition, the hospital works with 65 active physicians and many consulting physicians to meet the community's growing healthcare needs. Educational programs are available for total joint and spine orthopedic surgery, lap-banding, heart failure, stroke, diabetes care and breast cancer care.

Several of the hospital's excellence programs have been recognized for the commitment to quality patient care. The Carolinas Center for Joint & Spine surgery received the Ralph E. Snyder Innovator Award for Total Joint. The Cancer Clinic provides cutting-edge medical oncology, radiation therapy and chemotherapy for cancer patients in Carteret County. Breast Cancer services include ACR certified digital mammography, MRI Breast Coil and Breast Excellence Program. Additionally, Carteret General Hospital has been named among the nation's top five percent in general surgery for the nation, according to one of the nation's leading healthcare ratings companies.

Carteret General is fully accredited by the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. More than just a hospital for the sick, Carteret General is focused on being the best choice in hospital care by reaching out to the community to promote health and wellness. Outpatient services include Parish Nursing, Imaging Center, Sleep Diagnostic Lab, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Hospice, Home Health, Oncology (Cancer) and Radiation Therapy and a Learning Center. The hospital also operates Taylor Extended Care in Sea Level for residents who require specialized long-term care or short-term rehabilitation. Continual additions of facilities, services and state-of-the art equipment keep Carteret General Hospital abreast of the latest developments in medical diagnosis and treatment. Carteret General Hospital prides itself on being committed to providing excellent service and treating every individual with respect, compassion and dignity, while constantly striving to exceed the expectations of its customers.


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