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Boone, NC 28607

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Watauga Medical Center

336 Deerfield Road
Boone, NC 28607

Quality care close to home!

Watauga Medical Center is licensed as a 117-bed regional referral medical complex, offering both primary and secondary acute and specialty care. The Medical Center received certification by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center in 2011.

The Cancer Center is recognized as an approved community cancer care center by the American College of Surgeon’s Committee on Cancer.

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Our Services

Acute Care

Birthing Center

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Cardiovascular Lab & Services

Emergency Services


Imaging Services

Laboratory Services

Occupational Therapy


Pain Clinic

Physical Therapy


Respiratory Therapy

Cancer Services

Sleep Center

Speech Therapy

Surgical Services

Cardiology Services

Hospital Safety Grade A

For the fall of 2017, the Watauga Medical Center received an A grade, the highest grade possible, from the Leapfrog Group’s hospital grading system.

Primary Stroke Center

Watauga Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for certification as a Primary Stroke Center.

Our Commitment to Excellence

Our goal is to ensure that you receive the kind of care we would want for our loved ones. We are committed to listening to our patients and caregivers – you – and responding quickly and compassionately to resolve concerns.

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Be a good visitor during flu season

The 2017-18 flu season began October 1 and runs through May, and according to The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina has already seen its first two deaths as a result of flu. As a visitor to our facilities, you play an important part in preserving the health and safety…

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When You Arrive at the Emergency Department

When you arrive at one of our Emergency Rooms, you will be asked for some basic information to complete your registration. A triage nurse will ask you questions to determine the severity of your condition. Patients are treated as quickly as possible, with priority given to patients with the…

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Telestroke Technology Available at ARHS

The Wake Forest Baptist Telestroke Network serves in approximately 24 counties in western North Carolina and southern Virginia. Its goal is to assist community hospitals in their efforts to prevent death and reduce disability caused by strokes.

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Watauga Medical Center Patient Stories

Cancer could not steal faith from Laura McClure

Cancer could not steal faith from Laura McClure

Albert Einstein said, “There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Laura’s story Laura can still remember the day her parents informed her they would be moving out of the country to pursue a missionary life. At…

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Watauga Medical Center: Restoring Hearts & Car Engines

Watauga Medical Center: Restoring Hearts & Car Engines

For most men, few things in life are considered more valuable than their car, especially if their car is an old Ford Model T. Floridian Graham Haile’s appreciation for the Tin Lizzie took root a couple of years ago when his son-in-law invited him over to help tinker on his 1913 Model T. While…

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I had to bring my 4-week-old son in this morning for some scans in radiology. He had to fast for four hours beforehand so I was pacing the halls to soothe him. Three employees asked if I needed help and a fourth asked if she could get me anything. All of that within 15 minutes of walking. Then radiology got us back almost 30 minutes early. And everyone from check-in to these scans has been so warm, friendly, and professional. We’re still here, but they’ve made me feel at ease and that they personally care.

Katie Y.

We went today with my husband in a lot of pain. He had a pilonidal cyst. Dr. Felix was amazing and went out of his way to give us the best care. He could have sent us on our way with antibiotics but instead he came back and did an ultrasound and decided to lance the cyst out. And come to find out antibiotics wouldn’t have helped it was so bad. So if Dr. Felix wouldn’t have had a second thought and act on it, my husband would still be hurting.

Andrea A.

I’ve been here in the birthing center for 2 days now (I’m 38 weeks pregnant) with a strong infection, and I’ve never had a better experience in a hospital. Dr. Andrews is the best doctor there is, and every staff member down to the cafeteria staff is absolutely fantastic. I couldn’t ask for a better experience and I will be glad to have my child here.

Michelle M.