CCH Welcomes New Urologist Dr. Karamalegos

January 3, 2018


Urologist brings his expertise to Sanford

Sanford, NC (January 3, 2018) – Central Carolina Hospital announced that Antonios Karamalegos, M.D., has joined its staff and will be offering Urology services to patients throughout Sanford and surrounding areas. Karamalegos joined Central Carolina Hospital’s medical staff on January 2, 2018.

“Dr. Karamalegos has over 35 years’ experience in Urologic medicine, and his specialties include adult and pediatric urology.  He is an excellent addition to our medical staff,” said Spencer Thomas, Interim CEO of Central Carolina Hospital.  “Dr. Karamalegos joining our team with his expertise and experience is important as Central Carolina Hospital strives to meet our region’s evolving healthcare needs and make our community healthier.”

Dr. Karamalegos joins Central Carolina Hospital from Scotland Memorial Hospital in Laurinburg, NC where he has been on staff since 1989.  Previously, he was on staff at Brunswick Hospital in Shallotte, NC.

 Dr. Karamalegos is a graduate of Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI where he received his Doctor of Medicine.  Dr. Karamalegos completed his Residency in General Surgery at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, MI. He completed his Residency in Urology at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI where he also became Chief Resident for the Department of Urology.  He specializes in adult and pediatric urology, endourology, ESWL, medical and surgical treatment for impotence, prosthesis, sling procedures, urodynamics, oncology, infertility, prostate ultrasonagraphy, BPH microwave therapy and prostate cancer cryotherapy.   

Dr. Karamalegos has begun seeing patients at Central Carolina Urology located at 709 Wicker Street, Suite B, Sanford, NC. Appointments can be made by made by calling 919.775.3321.


Central Carolina Hospital, a Duke Lifepoint Hospital, is a 137-bed acute care hospital that serves the health care needs of Lee County and surrounding communities.  With over 120 physicians, the hospital offers a wide range of specialties including cardiology, orthopedics, general surgery, obstetrics, gynecology, otolaryngology, emergency medicine, emergency medical services, gastroenterology, pediatrics, hospitalist services, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, hematology, urology, podiatry, dentistry, pulmonary medicine, and wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Hospital services include emergency room, physical and occupational therapy, ophthalmology, cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging and radiology, inpatient and outpatient surgery, dialysis, maternity services, nutritional counseling by clinical dietitians, and diagnostic cardiac catheterization. Central Carolina Hospital was reaccredited by the Joint Commission for a 3-year period in May 2015.

Committed to providing quality care to the community, the hospital has earned numerous disease-specific quality designations:

American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance Achieve­ment Award for Heart Failure, January 2017

American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance Achieve­ment Award for Stroke, January 2017

American College of Radiology Gold Seal Accredited for Mammography June 2016

Healogics Center of Distinction for Wound Care, February 2017

Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Certification, January 2017

Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care, January 2016

American College of Cardiology Heart Failure Accreditation December 2017

American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Accreditation January 2018