Georgetown Memorial Hospital is a 131-bed, acute-care facility offering state-of-the-art equipment and providing a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. Centrally located in the historic seaport city of Georgetown, South Carolina, approximately 40 miles south of Myrtle Beach and an hour north of Charleston, this hospital offers convenient medical care services to several communities in the eastern coastal region.
Georgetown Memorial Hospital's cardiopulmonary care services include EKG monitoring, vascular lab services, angioplasty expertise and respiratory therapy. Cardiopulmonary Rehab offered as an outpatient service at Georgetown Memorial Hospital is available to improve the health and quality of life of patients with heart, lung and vascular disease. A team of cardiologists, pulmonologists, specially trained nurses, respiratory therapists, exercise physiologists, and dieticians are involved in the treatment program. In addition to medically supervised exercise training and individually tailored education, patients have access to smoking cessation and nutrition counseling.
The facility is committed to providing 24-hour emergency services, and specialized nursing services that include an intensive care unit and step down unit, along with medical/surgical; OB Gyn and related services including labor and delivery, post partum and level II nursery and pediatrics. The hospital's onsite laboratory provides hematology, chemistry, microbiology, histology, cytology, pathology and blood bank services. The organizations surgical services include inpatient and same day surgery, PACU and endoscopy capabilities. Laparoscopic and joint replacement surgeries are among the many kinds of surgical procedures. The facility provides imaging services with the latest comprehensive capabilities in nuclear medicine, ultrasound, X-ray, mammography, CT, MRI, PET/CT services and stereotactic breast biopsy services.
Other important services provided include Food and Nutrition ranging from dietary consultation and education to the very popular "At Your Request" for inpatient room service dining. Health Information Management services handle birth certificates and records requests, and a variety of community health programs are offered including health education classes, support groups, clinics and other related events.
In recent years, the three-story main building at Georgetown Memorial Hospital has been transformed through a series of renovations and expansions. Today the facility offers a contemporary, physician-friendly and patient-accommodating environment, with inviting interiors featuring overhead skylights, rich foliage and comfortable, well-appointed, public and patient-care areas.
Continuously recognized for service excellence, Georgetown Memorial Hospital offers medical expertise in the latest procedures, and treatments. Experienced healthcare teams provide compassionate care and promote health and healing. In addition, the hospital supports the growing health needs of the community through health education resources and outreach programs.