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Frye Regional Medical Center-Alexander Campus operates a fully staffed emergency room. Additionally, the County Health Department and Foothills Mental Health provide health services. Thirty doctors, eight physician assistants, four dentists, four chiropractors, and four optometrists practice in the county. Nursing and custodial care are provided by Belleview Rest Home, Shady Rest Home, Taylorsville House, and Valley Nursing Center.

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Family Care Center is a group practice of six family practice board-certified physicians and three certified physician assistants. Their new state-of-the-art medical office opened its doors in March 1999 offering high quality medical care to residents of Alexander County. Patients are seen by appointment only during regular office hours of Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Taylorsville is home to one of six Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists offices. They offer many specialized services for hand, spine, and joint injuries, as well as sports medicine, x-ray, MRI, and physical therapy services.

Family Medicine Associates is a general family medical practice offering quality medical care to Alexander County residents. Their practice consists of one certified physician and two certified physician assistants. They conduct weekly office hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Four major medical centers are located within 20 miles: Davis Regional Medical Center and Iredell Memorial Hospital are located in Statesville, and Catawba Valley Medical Center and Frye Regional Medical Center are located in Hickory.

Frye Regional Medical Center - Alexander Campus provides quality care right in Taylorsville. Private skilled nursing beds are available for patients requiring skilled nursing care, therapy services or medical treatment that cannot be delivered at home. Alexander Campus also offers emergency care close to home, available 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Board certified physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals dedicated to emergency intervention staff the Emergency Department at Alexander Campus.

Frye Regional Medical Center - Alexander Campus is located at 226 Highway 16 South in Taylorsville.

Frye Regional Medical Center, part of Tenet North Carolina, is a 355-bed acute care facility located at 420 North Center Street in Hickory. The hospital has been serving the medical and healthcare needs of Catawba County since 1911. The hospital’s main campus includes a comprehensive heart center and cardiopulmonary rehab, orthopedics, bariatric surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, pediatrics, center for neurosciences, cancer center and women’s pavilion.

Frye Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about the hospital, visit

Davis Regional Medical Center, founded in 1920, is a thriving state-of-the-art hospital with a rich reputation of providing expert, compassionate, advanced healthcare.

It is a JCAHO accredited 149-bed acute care hospital. With Nurse First triage and MedKey Express Registration, most emergency patients are treated and released in less than one-half the national average time. Along with its extensive range of services, the medical center also offers community education classes for new and expectant parents, community support groups for diabetes and cancer, community education programs, Medical Explorers, Sunshine Volunteer Association and community fitness programs.

For additional information on treatment programs available, please contact Davis Regional Medical Center at 704-838-7106.

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