CONWAY MEDICAL CENTER
Where | 300 Singleton Ridge Road, Conway, SC
Contact | 843-347-7111 or www.conwaymedicalcenter.com
What’s grand about it | The CMC offers an extensive list of medical care including physical therapy, MRIs, and surgical care.
What’s new | It recently received a $2,000 donation to fund the Smart Snacks Program. This provides food over the weekends for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade in Horry County who qualify for free or reduced lunch.
GRAND STRAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Where | 809 82nd Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC
Contact | 843-692-1000 or www.grandstrandmed.com
What’s grand about it | It has 269 beds, a Level 2 nursery and treats more than 70,000 emergency patients annually. Its cardiac surgery program was rated No. 1 in South Carolina by HealthGrades and is the only program in Horry and Georgetown counties.
What’s new | In April, The Grand Strand Regional Medical Center was verified as a Level 2 trauma center by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.
SOUTH STRAND MEDICAL CENTER
Where | 5050 U.S. 17 Bypass, Myrtle Beach, SC
Contact | 843-839-1000 or www.grandstrandmed.com
What’s grand about it | The South Strand Medical Center has a 24-hour emergency department with pediatric rooms; radiology, including digital mammography, MRI, CT/PET scanning; laboratory; cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and an on-campus medical office.
LORIS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
• Loris Community Hospital
Where | 3655 Mitchell St., Loris
Contact | 843-716-7000 or www.lorishealthcaresystem.com
What’s grand about it | Loris Community Hospital is licensed for 105 inpatient beds. It has more than 120 physicians on active and affiliate medical staff representing more than 32 specialties.
What’s new | McLeod Health now manages both Loris Community Hospital and Seacoast Medical Center.
• Seacoast Medical Center
Where | 4000 S.C. 9 E., Little River
Contact | 843-390-8100
What’s grand about it | It provides 24-hour emergency medical care with 50 inpatient beds. It offers services including general/vascular surgery, orthopedics, occupational and speech therapies, and diabetes management and nutritional counseling.
What’s new | A new addition to Seacoast Medical Center has 32 medical and surgical beds, a 10-bed intensive care unit and an eight bed progressive care unit.
GEORGETOWN HOSPITAL SYSTEM
• Georgetown Memorial Hospital
Where | 606 Black River Road, Georgetown
Contact | 843-527-7000 or www.georgetownhospitalsystem.org.
What’s grand about it | It is the largest employer in Georgetown County with more than 1,700 employees. The inpatient facility offers cardiac catheterization, cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging, emergency services, women and children’s services, inpatient and outpatient surgical services, critical care, community outreach, and educational programs.
• Waccamaw Community Hospital
Where | 4070 U.S. 17 Bypass and Riverwood Drive, Murrells Inlet
Contact | 843-652-1000
What’s grand about it | The Waccamaw Community Hospital has 167 inpatient beds and 43 acute inpatient rehabilitation beds. It offers services such as cardiopulmonary treatment, laboratory services, diagnostic imaging, emergency services, and critical care.
What’s new | The Waccamaw Medical Park is a new medical office building on the Waccamaw Community Hospital campus in Murrells inlet.
Brunswick County, N.C.
BRUNSWICK NOVANT MEDICAL CENTER
Where | 240 Hospital Drive NE, Bolivia NC
Contact | 910-721-1000; www.brunswicknovant.org; www.facebook/brunswickNovant
What’s grand about it | This newly opened medical center offers 78 all-private patient rooms and five operating rooms. Its services include a 24-hour emergency department, maternity center, surgical services, intensive and progressive care unites, and imaging and laboratory services.
What’s new | The whole facility is fairly new. It opened in July 2011.
DOSHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Where | 924N. Howe St., Southport, NC
Contact | 910-457-3800, www.dosher.org
What’s grand about it | Dosher has a 24-hour emergency department, inpatient and outpatient surgeries and procedures, cardiac rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary/respiratory therapy, diabetes and nutritional education, diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, lumphedema management, physical and occupational therapies, speech therapy, and a skilled nursing center.
What’s new | The Dosher Medical Associates hospital-based primary care family practice was recently opened. It accepts everyone including people with Medicare and Medicaid coverage.