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Get comprehensive surgical care at UNC Health Caldwell. Stay close to home and the support of your family and friends in Lenoir, North Carolina.

Convenient, Superior Care

Count on us for skilled care you need when your doctor recommends surgery to treat your condition. You’ll find the same surgical services, advanced technology, and trained staff at Caldwell UNC McCreary Surgery unit that you’d get at larger hospitals miles from home.

Save travel and time off work with our convenient telephone-based pre-admission process. Expect a phone call from a surgical staff member to gather important information and tell you how to prepare for your surgery.

Surgical Specialties at UNC Health Caldwell

Rely on your specialized surgeon and the surgical team at UNC Health Caldwell when you need surgery for:

Pediatric Surgery Services

Learn about surgical care for children at UNC Health Caldwell.

Less-Invasive Surgery

Ask your surgeon if you’ll have a minimally invasive procedure (laparoscopic) or traditional open surgery. If you have laparoscopic surgery, you may feel less pain and recover faster because your doctor will use a smaller incision.

Robotic-Assisted Spine Surgery

Receive robotic-assisted surgery to treat spine conditions with Mazor Renaissance®. Your surgeon has access to this advanced 3D surgical planning and guidance system at UNC Health Caldwell. Mazor allows for surgical pre-planning and precise spine surgery so your surgeon can customize your care.

Spacious, Modern Surgical Suites

When you have surgery at UNC Health Caldwell, your procedure will take place in a large surgical suite. Feel at ease knowing our operating rooms combine modern equipment and precise imaging technology to aid in your surgery.

Comfort During & After Your Surgery

Your anesthesiologist will give you anesthetic medicine to keep you safe and comfortable during and after surgery. Ask your care team about the type of pain control or sedation you will receive.

Your Surgical Care Team

Rest assured UNC Health Caldwell has a skilled, knowledgeable medical team to take care of you before, during, and after surgery. Your care team may include:

  • Board-certified surgeons
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Certified registered nurse anesthetist
  • Registered nurses
  • Surgical assistants


During your procedure, your loved ones will appreciate waiting room amenities designed with their needs in mind, such as:

  • Cell phone and device charging areas
  • Oversized chairs and wheelchair-accessible waiting area
  • Playroom for kids
  • Refreshment area with complimentary drinks
  • Surgery status boards so they can track the progress of your surgery and recovery

Outpatient Surgery

Whenever possible, your doctor will perform same-day surgery procedures at UNC Health Caldwell’s George M. Hancock Surgery Center. You’ll get the same high-quality surgical care and return home sooner. Learn more about outpatient surgery at UNC Health Caldwell.

Find a Surgeon

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