Our story through the years.
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.
1891 - Twin City Hospital opened in Winston-Salem, NC.
1903 - Presbyterian Hospital opened in Charlotte, NC.
1930 - City Memorial Hospital of Thomasville opened in Thomasville, NC.
1936 - Rowan Memorial Hospital opened in Salisbury, NC.
1964 - Twin City Hospital renamed and opened as Forsyth Memorial Hospital.
1964 - Prince William Hospital opened in Manassas, VA.
1971 - City Memorial Hospital of Thomasville renamed to Community General Hospital of Thomasville.
1971 - Medical Park Hospital opened in Winston-Salem.
1976 - Orthopaedic Hospital of Charlotte is founded by a group of orthopedic surgeons. This is the Greater Charlotte area's only orthopedic hospital.
1977 - Brunswick Community Hospital opened in Supply, NC.
1988 - Upstate Carolina Center opened in Gaffney, SC. (sold November 1, 2014)
1994 - Presbyterian Hospital opened Presbyterian Hospital Matthews in Matthews, NC.
1995 - Presbyterian Hospital opened Presbyterian Hemby Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC.
1995 - Rowan Memorial Hospital renamed to Rowan Regional Medical Center.
1997 - Merger between Forsyth Memorial Hospital and Presbyterian Hospital formed Novant Health.
1997 - Community General Hospital of Thomasville merged with Novant Health.
1998 - Orthopaedic Hospital of Charlotte merged with Novant Health and is renamed to Presbyterian Orthopedic Hospital.
2001 - Community General Hospital renamed to Thomasville Medical Center.
2004 - Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville opened in Huntersville, NC.
2006 - Brunswick Community Hospital merged with Novant Health and renamed to Brunswick Novant Medical Center.
2008 - Rowan Regional Medical Center merged with Novant Health.
2009 - Prince William Health System merged with Novant Health.
2011 - Brunswick Novant Medical Center relocated to Bolivia, NC.
2011 - Kernersville Medical Center 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|
|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|
|Presbyterian 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|
|Presbyterian Orthopedic Hospital||Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital|
2014 - Haymarket Medical Center opened in Haymarket, VA.
2017 - Phase 2 of Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center complete.
2018 - Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center opens.
2018 - Novant Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, opens.
2021 - New Hanover Regional Medical Center merged with Novant Health.
2021 - Novant Health UVA Health System partnership ends; UVA Health acquires Novant Health's Virginia operations, including Haymarket Medical Center and Prince William Medical Center.
2022 - New Hanover Regional Medical Center facility names change to:
|Old facility name||New facility name|
|New Hanover Regional Medical Center||Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center|
|Pender Memorial Hospital||Novant Health Pender Medical Center|
|New Hanover Regional Medical Center Orthopedic Hospital||Novant Health New Hanover Orthopedic Hospital|