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South Carolina's only freestanding hospital dedicated solely to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Having demonstrated a commitment to quality care and consistent outcomes-including low overall complication and mortality rates-Palmetto Health Heart Hospital is proudly designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care® by Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina! Read more about what that means.

Our Vision

To be remembered by each patient as providing the care and compassion we want for our families and ourselves.

At Palmetto Health Heart Hospital, you will find a true team of physicians and staff who utilize superior technology to perform high-risk surgeries. This clinical expertise is coupled with unmatched quality measures and the highest patient satisfaction ratings in the nation. If you or a loved one is having heart problems, insist on the only freestanding Heart Hospital in the state.

  • Best nurse-to-patient ratios in the Midlands
  • 99 percent in the nation for patient satisfaction
  • 124 all private inpatient beds
  • Decentralized nurses stations
  • Landscaped garden atriums
  • 700-car parking garage
  • Starbucks coffee shop

Our continuum of care begins with disease prevention and management and extends to emergency services and procedures, to diagnosis and surgery and to rehabilitation, all performed in beautiful surroundings.

Our Services

  • Catheterization Labs
  • Cardiac Diagnostics
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Chest Pain ER

Our Team

The medical team includes leading cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons who are assisted by experienced and compassionate cardiovascular nurses, technologists, social workers, and case managers, chaplains, clinical educators, rehabilitation and nutrition specialists.

6 Richland Medical Park
Columbia, SC 29203
Heart Hospital Information: 803.434.7808
Patient Information: 803.434.6111


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