Healthcare in Central SC

A Hub for Healthcare Providers

Central SC is home to outstanding hospitals and healthcare resources to keep you and your family healthy and cared for.


Healthcare in Columbia, SC is bolstered by four major hospital systems. Among these is Lexington Medical Center, No. 2 in South Carolina by U.S. News & World Report, the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn V.A. medical center, MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown, and Prisma Health Children’s Hospital


Beyond Columbia’s healthcare facilities, Central SC is home to the MUSC Health – Orangeburg, McLeod Health Clarendon, MUSC Health Kershaw Medical Center, Newberry County Memorial Hospital, free-standing emergency rooms such as MUSC Health Fairfield Emergency and Imaging, and more. 


Looking for a job in life sciences, pharma, healthcare or biotech? Central SC is home to globally-recognized brands like Nephron Pharmaceuticals, Cardinal Health, DPX Technologies, The Ritedose Corp (TRC), Rhythmlink, and Surgiform Technology



Major healthcare systems in the Region


Best Hospital in South Carolina (Lexington Medical Center)


for surgical care, Prisma Health Baptist Hospital

Cardiac Surgery Excellence award recipient, MUSC Health Columbia Medical Ctr Downtown

Stroke Care Excellence award recipient, Prisma Health Richland Hospital

Gastro Care & Surgery Excellence awards recipient, Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital

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