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Hospital, Emergency Department

Atrium Health Union West is now open!

Find expert care near you at one of our state-of-the-art locations in Matthews, NC.

Atrium Health Union West is a hospital, emergency department and specialty care center all wrapped into one location – with extra amenities to help restore your body and mind. Get unrivaled clinical care, the highest level of support and a patient-first experience, in an environment designed for wellness.

Hospital and emergency care

The hospital is the heart of Atrium Health Union West and has:

  • 40 licensed acute care beds
    • 28 medical/surgical beds
    • 8 labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum rooms
    • 4 intensive care unit (ICU) beds
  • 10 emergency department bays open 24/7, with a helipad
  • 3 operating rooms
    • 3 surgery suites
    • 1 cesarean (C-section) delivery operating room
  • Imaging services, including MRI, CT scan, X-ray, ultrasound and more
  • Laboratory and pharmacy services

Specialty care

Right next to its hospital, Atrium Health Union West has a specialty care building with:

  • Levine Cancer Institute
  • Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute
  • Breast Health Center, in partnership with Charlotte Radiology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology & hepatology
  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep medicine
  • Surgery
  • Urology
  • Women’s care

More services and amenities

Extra features throughout the facility help you spend less time worrying and more time healing:

  • Maternity navigator
  • Concierge support before, during and after your stay
  • 24/7 room service
  • Connection to health coaches and other resources
  • Large, spacious rooms with floor-to-ceiling views
  • Healing garden
  • Walking path
  • Calming outdoor chime feature
  • Outpatient lab services

Support Atrium Health Union West

In 2021, Atrium Health Foundation launched the largest, comprehensive philanthropic campaign in the history of Charlotte. Designed to transform the delivery of healthcare to patients throughout the region, the new campaign – called Giving Hope – aims to raise $500 million in philanthropic support to strengthen communities, transform Atrium Health's facilities, and advance healing through enhanced medical research and education.

An important feature of the Giving Hope campaign is the continued growth and enhancement of Atrium Health Union West, one of Atrium Health's newest facilities. With continued investment from individual and corporate donors, this cutting-edge hospital campus will provide access to world-class inpatient and outpatient care.

Learn more about Giving Hope.

As the Official Healthcare Provider of the Carolina Panthers, Atrium Health wanted to make sure that Sir Purr was one of the first to tour Union West Hospital, when it opened in March 2022. Watch as Seth Goldwire, vice president and facility executive, and Sir Purr walk you through our first brand new hospital facility in over 30 years.

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