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City of Medicine

Some may be familiar with Durham's start as a tobacco town or the popular nickname "Bull City," but today Durham is also referred to as the City of Medicine.

Durham's identity as a healthcare leader traces back to 1906, when Durham pharmacists Germain Bernard and C.T. Council developed BC Headache Powder. In the century that followed, healthcare has become Durham's largest employment cluster – nearly one in three people in Durham works in a health-related field, and more than 300 medical and health-related companies, medical practices, weight management centers, and pharmaceutical research organizations are located here, with a combined payroll exceeding $1.2 billion.

Today, Durham continues to earn its name as the City of Medicine because it has:

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Concentra Medical Center

  • 4104 Surles Ct, Ste 11, Shiloh Crossing
  • Durham, NC 27703
  • (919) 941-1911
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

Offers experienced clinicians who are dedicated to treating non-life threatening conditions.

Duke Cancer Center

  • 20 Duke Medicine Cir
  • Durham, NC 27710
  • (888) 275-3853
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

The Duke Cancer Center is a 267,000-square-foot center that integrates patient care and research in an effort to provide the most advanced clinical care for patients. It utilizes an all-in-one …

Duke Orthopaedic Urgent Care

  • 4709 Creekstone Dr
  • Duke Medical Plaza Page Road
  • Durham, NC, NC 27703
  • (919) 660-5066
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

Clinic dedicated to providing fast treatment seven days a week for sprains, strains, fractures, and other orthopaedic injuries. Open until 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and appointments available to …

Duke Regional Hospital

  • 3643 N Roxboro Rd
  • Durham, NC 27704-2763
  • (919) 470-4000
  • East Durham

Easily accessible from Interstate 85 and near Downtown Durham, Duke Regional Hospital is a 369-bed comprehensive care facility, offering inpatient, outpatient, surgical, and emergency care, as well …

Duke University Health System

  • Duke University West Campus
  • Duke University West Campus
  • Durham, NC 27710-3701
  • (888) 275-3853
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

Provides information about Duke University Medical Center, Durham Regional Hospital, and Duke University Private Diagnosis Clinic, including physician locator service. Provides translation assistance …

Duke University Hospital

  • 2301 Erwin Rd
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 684-8111
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

The Duke University Hospital has been recognized as one of the leading health care providers in the world by TIME and the U.S. News & World Report. It is a full-service tertiary and quaternary …

Duke Urgent Care

  • 1821 Hillandale Rd, Ste 24A
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 383-4355
  • North Durham (North of I-85)

Provides quality urgent care in a timely, cost-effective, and compassionate manner. No appointments necessary.

Duke Urgent Care

  • 5716 Fayetteville Rd
  • Sutton Station
  • I-40 Exit 276
  • Durham, NC 27713
  • (919) 572-1868
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

Provides quality urgent care in a timely, cost-effective, and compassionate manner. No appointments necessary.

Durham VA Medical Center

  • 508 Fulton St
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 286-0411
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

Open since 1953, The Durham VA Medical Center is a teaching, research, and tertiary care facility affiliated with the Duke University School of Medicine. It is a 274-bed facility and provides general …


  • 120 William Penn Plz, Independence Park
  • Durham, NC 27704
  • (919) 220-5255
  • North Durham (North of I-85)

A multi-specialty center focusing on the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of musculoskeletal, neurological disorders and pain problems.

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