Our story through the years
1891 - Twin City Hospital (the eventual Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center) opened in Winston-Salem, NC.
1903 - Presbyterian Hospital (the eventual Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center) opened in Charlotte, NC.
1930 - City Memorial Hospital of Thomasville (the eventual Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center) opened in Thomasville, NC.
1936 - Rowan Memorial Hospital (the eventual Novant Health Rowan Medical Center) opened in Salisbury, NC.
1951 - Franklin Memorial Hospital (the eventual Novant Health Franklin Medical Center) opens in Louisburg, NC.
1964 - Twin City Hospital renamed and opened as Forsyth Memorial Hospital. Prince William Hospital (the eventual Novant Health Prince William Medical Center) opened in Manassas, VA.
1971 - City Memorial Hospital of Thomasville renamed to Community General Hospital of Thomasville. Medical Park Hospital also opens in Winston-Salem.
1976 - Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital is founded by a group of orthopedic surgeons. This is the Greater Charlotte area's only orthopedic hospital.
Novant Health was formed July 1, 1997 by the merger of Carolina Medicorp of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Presbyterian Health Services of Charlotte, North Carolina. We've continued to grow and reach out to new communities through our medical centers.
1977 - Brunswick Community Hospital (the eventual Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center) opened.
1988 - Upstate Carolina Center opened in Gaffney, SC.
1994 - Presbyterian Hospital opened Matthews Medical Center in Matthews, NC.
1995 - Presbyterian Hospital opened Hemby Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC.
1997 - Merger between Forsyth Memorial and Presbyterian Hospital forms Novant Health. CGH of Thomasville also merged with Novant Health.
1998 - Presbyterian Hospital acquires Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital.
2004 - Huntersville Medical Center opens in Huntersville, NC.
2006 - Brunswick Community Hospital joined Novant Health.
2008 - Rowan Medical Center merged with Novant Health.
2009 - Franklin Medical Center, Upstate Carolina Medical Center, and Prince William Medical Center joined Novant Health.
2011 - Brunswick Medical Center relocated to Bolivia, NC. Kernersville Medical Center also opened in Kernersville, NC.
2013 - Clemmons Medical Center opened in Clemmons, NC.
2013 - All medical centers changed names to:
| Old facility name
|| New facility name
|Brunswick Novant Medical Center
||Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center
|Clemmons Medical Center
||Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center
|Forsyth Medical Center
||Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
|Franklin Regional Medical Center
||Novant Health Franklin Medical Center
|Kernersville Medical Center
||Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center
|Medical Park Hospital
||Novant Health Medical Park Hospital
| Presbyterian Hemby Children’s Hospital
|| Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital
||Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
|Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville
||Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center
|Presbyterian Hospital Matthews
||Novant Health Matthews Medical Center
|Prince William Hospital
||Novant Health Prince William Medical Center
|Prince William Hospital Haymarket
||Novant Health Haymarket Medical Center
|Rowan Regional Medical Center
||Novant Health Rowan Medical Center
|Thomasville Medical Center
||Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center
|Upstate Carolina Medical Center
||Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center
|Presbyterian Orthopedic Hospital
||Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital
2014 - Haymarket Medical Center opened in Haymarket, VA.
2015 - Construction on a new facility for Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital is expected to be completed.