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To better serve our patients and the community at large, Duke Regional Hospital has forged relationships with a number of affiliates in Durham.

Lincoln Community Health Center

This primary care facility has served the Durham community since 1971 with a wide range of health services including adult medicine, pediatrics, dental, social work/mental health services, family care nursing, and outreach into the home.

Patient charges are based on a sliding fee scale according to the patient's income.

To contact Lincoln Community Health Center please visit or call 919-956-4000.

Watts School of Nursing

As the oldest nursing program in North Carolina, Watts School of Nursing has an established reputation for excellence in nursing education and for the accomplishments and recognized leadership of its alumni and faculty.

Watts is committed to equality of educational opportunity. The school seeks to maintain a diverse student body that is motivated and committed to the practice of nursing.

To contact the Watts School of Nursing please visit or call 919-470-7348.

Select Specialty Hospital

Select Specialty Hospital is a long-term acute care hospital dedicated to the treatment of chronic acute care patients who generally stay beyond 25 days.

Although located on Duke Regional Hospital’s sixth floor, Select Specialty Hospital is managed as a separate entity by Pennsylvania-based Select Medical Corporation, which operates 74 specialty acute care hospitals in the U.S.

The facility houses 30 patient beds and has it’s own pharmacy, physical therapy rooms, and registration process. The facility is licensed separately, certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and accredited by the Joint Commission.

Select Specialty Hospital is the first long-term acute care hospital in the Triangle and the only one in North Carolina to be operated by Select Medical Corporation, which currently has long-term acute care hospitals in 25 states.

For more information about Select Medical Corporation visit