Women’s Health Services
Your health is our priority. At Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, we provide a comprehensive array of services to meet the needs of women throughout every stage of life. The Marchese Birthing Center inside Watauga Medical Center has received The NC Maternity Center Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation (NC MCBFD) for taking steps to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in their organization.
Obstetrics/Midwifery services are available in Boone, Linville, and West Jefferson. Gynecology services are available in Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville, and West Jefferson.
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Midwifery
- Preventative Care
- Prenatal, Labor and Birth, & Postpartum Care
- Family Planning – Birth Control
- Menopausal Care / Hormones
- Board certified Obstetrics/Gynecology Physicians
- Certified Nurse Midwives
Lymphedema, Osteoporosis, Incontinence, Pelvic Pain & Dysfunction
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage
- Compression Bandaging
- Customized Therapeutic Interventions
3D Mammography & Breast Care
- Hologic 3D Mammography
- Breast Cancer Screening
- Breast Diagnostic Services
- Total Breast Ultrasound
- Breast Navigation Team
- Fast Track for Surgical Consultation
Harmony Center for Women
381 Deerfield Road
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828) 268-8970
Fax: (828) 262-1587
Welcome to the John R. Marchese Birthing Center, located inside Watauga Medical Center. We are so glad you’ve chosen to have your baby here, and we are proud of the excellent care we provide to mothers and babies. If it’s your first time having a baby, we encourage you to attend our Birthing…
At Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) patients have come to expect and appreciate the family-first team approach used to diagnose and treat breast cancer in the High Country. Thanks to advanced technology, a collaborative medical community, innovative surgical techniques, and a first-class regional cancer center located right here in our backyard, patients are choosing now more than ever to stay in our community for their cancer treatment.
Read More: Then and Now: Breast cancer detection and treatment in the High Country [Infographic]
The Marchese Birthing Center at Watauga Medical Center offers several classes for expectant parents, such as Childbirth, Breastfeeding, and fitness classes. Read More: Birthing Center Classes
No visible reminder of your surgery, cancer or risk of cancer If surgery is recommended to remove breast cancer, patients can take comfort in the fact that Watauga Medical Center is one of only a few hospitals in North Carolina to offer Hidden Scar® Breast Cancer Surgery. Both Dr. Anne-Corinne…
How to perform compression bandaging for Lymphedema. Read More: Compression Bandaging for Caregiver
The birth of a baby is an important event for all members of a family. The visitation guidelines are developed to provide time for new parents to interact and bond with their newborn with as much privacy as they wish, to allow sufficient time for necessary nursing care, and to provide necessary access to the patient and newborn in an emergency.
Read More: Birthing Center Visitation Guidelines
The Breast Center of ARHS houses all of the breast diagnostic services under one roof, resulting in quicker diagnosis and treatment processes. Read More: Mammogram and Breast Health
If you would like to speak to someone about our services, please let us know!