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About us

A trusted provider of high-quality healthcare services in Western North Carolina, Asheville Specialty Hospital provides treatment for patients with complex medical conditions.

High-quality healthcare in our community

We work hard to provide the long-term acute medical care you and your family need, when you need it. Learn more about us and our services.

Asheville Specialty Hospital is the only long-term acute care hospital in the Western North Carolina region accredited by The Joint Commission.

We provide dedicated care for serious medical conditions, such as severe wounds, respiratory, cardiac and renal failure, traumatic brain injuries, strokes, spinal cord injuries and major surgical complications.

Our multidisciplinary team approach provides you with a well-coordinated treatment plan. In addition to doctors and nurses, our staff includes wound care specialists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, registered dieticians and pharmacists.

Our leadership

Our hospital leadership teams are dedicated to continually improving our services, abilities and safety practices. They ensure our patients and our communities get access to the high-quality care they need and deserve.


We regularly publish articles when we add new services, departments and advanced technology, so you can see all the benefits our hospital has to offer.

Contact us

Communication with you and your family is an important part of your care plan when you're with us. We are open to questions, comments and feedback any time.

The Joint Commission public notice

As required, our hospital undergoes unannounced surveys to assess our compliance with national standards related to our accreditations. If you have any information you want to share related to this, you may request a public information interview with The Joint Commission.

About The Joint Commission Survey