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Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is the flagship hospital of Atrium Health, which is distinguished throughout the Southeastern United States for its excellent patient care and medical expertise.

CMC operates at 2 locations: CMC and Atrium Health Mercy. These locations are 1.3 miles apart.

From modest beginnings in 1943, we have evolved into the largest hospital in the region and a world-class facility that offers a full range of services to the Charlotte community and beyond, with more than 1,100 physicians and providers specializing in all areas of medicine.

CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and is an approved transplant center for heart, kidney, pancreas and liver. We also serve as one of North Carolina’s 5 Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, providing residency training for more than 200 physicians in 15 specialties and serve as a regional campus for Wake Forest University School of Medicine, based in Winston-Salem, NC.

Carolinas Medical Center has been named the number 1 Best Hospital in the Charlotte region by U.S. News & World Report for 7 years in a row. Also located at CMC is Levine Cancer Institute's academic and research headquarters, Carolinas Rehabilitation, ranked #1 in the Southeast and top 10 in the nation, and Levine Children's Hospitalconsistently ranked as a Best Children's Hospital in multiple specialties by U.S. News & World Report for 16 years in a row.

Carolinas Medical Center and its outpatient clinics, as well as Levine Children’s Hospital, Levine Cancer Institute and Atrium Health Mercy, are Magnet designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®.

Contact Information

Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center
1000 Blythe Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 704-355-2000

Atrium Health Mercy, a facility of Carolinas Medical Center
2001 Vail Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28207
Phone: 704-304-5000

Medical Services

Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center is committed to providing advanced, personalized medical care to our community so you don't have to travel far for your healthcare needs. Learn more about our medical services.

Lodging and Dining 

Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center has a cafeteria if you need a “fuel” break for yourself, as well as other dining options. If you need to spend the night, we have a handy list of lodging options.

Gifts and Greetings

Our gift shop has all kinds of items if you need a little something to brighten your day or the day of your loved one in the hospital. Learn more.

Spiritual Care and Education

Sometimes we need a little extra support and spiritual comforting that only a chaplain can provide. Learn more.

Visitors Guide

Visitor information including hospital phone numbers, a campus map and other general information you may need when visiting our hospital. Learn more


Are you looking for ways to give? Volunteering at the hospital is a rewarding experience. We couldn’t do without our volunteers. Find out how you can become involved.

Awards & Recognition

  • A silver badge with a blue ribbon recognizing the Best Regional Hospitals in the Charlotte Metro area determined by U.S. News and World Report.

  • U. S. News and World Report. Ranked as a best childrens hospital for 8 specialties in 2023 to 2024.

  • highest rating for bypass surgery

  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A