1. Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual international campaign to raise awareness of the disease and fundraise for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and cure as well as to support those affected by breast cancer. https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awarenes…

2. Chapel Hill Bariatric Surgery

 Chapel Hill:  Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery)  is performed by General Surgeons with specialized training. Bariatric procedures performed at NCSH are:Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy        Single Anastomosis Duodenal Switch        Duodenal Switch        Laparoscopic Gastric Band        Gastric Bypass      From the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery website: "Bariatric surgical procedures cause weight loss by restricting the amount of food the...

3. Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness MonthColorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women. Learn more about Colorectal Cancer, how to get tested and other helpful tools visit..https://www.fascrs.org/colorectal-cancer-awareness-materials

4. Cord Blood Awareness Month

What is cord blood?Cord blood is blood from the human umbilical cord, a source of stem cells. What is cord blood used for?Cord blood contains blood-forming stem cells that can be used in the treatment of patients with blood cancers such as leukemias and lymphomas, as well as certain disorders of the blood and immune systems, such as sickle cell disease and Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome. How long is cord blood good for?   ...

5. Customer Service Appreciation Celebration

Excellent customer service is always a top focus at North Carolina Specialty Hospital. This new initiative is set to provide our staff with consistent and effective tools to continue to provide outstanding and superior customer service throughout our organization. As our new approach to customer service begins, we will include staff members throughout various departments of the organization to assist with the implementation of the new customer service guidelines. By...


Updates as we near the end of 2018 - North Carolina Specialty Hospital has specialists in Chapel Hill knee surgery, Chapel Hill spinal surgery, and Raleigh joint replacement!