Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital
Specialty : Hospital Medicine
Street Address : 3990 US Highway 64 East Alternate, Murphy, North Carolina 28906

Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital, located in Murphy, NC is a 25-bed, critical-care access hospital serving a seven-county region in western North Carolina, North Georgia, and East Tennessee. The recent transition makes it the sixth hospital in the Erlanger Health System and the system’s first hospital in North Carolina. The 14-bed emergency department see approximately 17,000 patients annually. Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital’s team is comprised of board-certified physicians, APCs and support care providers 24/7. The department has additional medical support on location within walking distance of the main campus, as well as access to a laboratory and radiology department.

  • Total Beds: 25
  • ED Daily Patients: 50
  • Practice Size: 2 Doctors & 4 APCs
  • Average Daily Census: 16-19
  • Scheduling
    • Physician (7am – 7pm)
    • APC (7pm – 7am)
    • APC (10-hr shift)
  • Manage Codes: Yes
  • Documentation: CPSI
  • Procedures: No

Described as “breathtaking” and nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, Murphy, NC, stands as the Cherokee County seat. A focus on preservation and restoration enhances the historic charm of this picturesque village dotted with tree-lined streets, quaint shopping, and lovely restaurants. The nostalgic flair lends an air of stepping back in time, while maintaining full
access to all modern amenities. Do you like taking the scenic route? The Porsche Driving Experience allows you to drive in the car of your dreams while exploring the best roads in America. Sit back and relax with your family during the railway excursion on The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway as it takes you on an adventure along the Toccoa River. Outdoor recreation options and attractions remain unparalleled as sweeping mountain vistas rise around Hiawassee Lake and the Nantahala National Forest offering all manner of white-water rafting, hiking, fishing, and water sports to enjoy. The mountains are calling and Murphy answers. Amazon has a large distribution center in town so rest assured, your packages will arrive on time.

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