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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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Duke Urgent Care

  • 5716 Fayetteville Rd
  • Sutton Station
  • I-40 Exit 276
  • Durham, NC 27713
  • (919) 525-3967
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

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

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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 …

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EmergeOrtho

  • 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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FastMed Urgent Care

  • 7010 NC Hwy 751
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 313-3900
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

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

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KidsPeace

  • 3710 University Dr, Ste 200
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • (919) 489-8038
  • SW Durham, including Southpoint

Private charity dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, families and communities. Provides a unique psychiatric hospital; a comprehensive range of residential …

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Lenox Baker Children's Hospital

  • 3000 Erwin Rd
  • Durham, NC 27705
  • (919) 684-6669
  • W Central Durham, including Duke

An outpatient department of the Duke University Hospital, the Lenox Baker Children's Hospital provides services for children with genetic, metabolic, endocrine, and neurodevelopmental disorders. It …

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Lincoln Community Health Center, Inc.

  • 1301 Fayetteville St
  • Durham, NC 27707-2325
  • (919) 956-4000
  • SE Durham, including RTP & NCCU

Dr. Aaron M. Moore established Lincoln Hospital as the first Durham hospital for African-Americans in 1901 on Proctor St. Now known as Lincoln Community Health Center, it is operated by Duke …

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New Hope Urgent Care

  • 3610 N Roxboro St
  • Durham, NC 27704
  • (919) 412-8431
  • North Durham (North of I-85)

New Hope Urgent Care's mission is 'Serving the Community with Compassionate Care'. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of care to our patients while working together to achieve your comfort. …

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North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat, PA

  • 4102 N Roxboro Rd
  • Durham, NC 27704
  • (919) 595-2000
  • Downtown Area

Founded in 1914, North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat is an ophthalmology and otolaryngology clinic.

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North Carolina Specialty Hospital

  • 3916 Ben Franklin Blvd
  • Durham, NC 27704
  • (919) 956-9300
  • East Durham

North Carolina Specialty Hospital is a private medical center with 18 licensed beds and nine observation beds. It offers surgical specialties in orthopedics; ophthalmology, ear, nose, and throat; …

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