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Palmetto Health is a recognized leader in providing a wide range of comprehensive health care services. From caring for the smallest and most ill infants in two Level 3 neonatal intensive care units (NICU) to specialized geriatric programs and services Palmetto Health leads the way in caring for the people of South Carolina. The latest technology and treatment protocols go hand-in-hand with quality patient care.

Palmetto Health is composed of five outstanding hospitals — Palmetto Health Richland, Palmetto Health Baptist, Palmetto Health Heart Hospital, and Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia and, in a joint venture with Greenville Hospital System, Baptist Easley Hospital in Pickens County.

Information about all of Palmetto Health's services and facilities can be found within this site. We hope you enjoy your visit and come back often. If you have questions about our services or would like to ask a health-related question, please
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Thank you for visiting the hospitals of Palmetto Health.


Palmetto Health Spine Center
Palmetto Health Spine Center

With golf season in full swing, our Spine Center offers tips for preventing golf injuries.

Featuring a team-based diagnostic approach from experienced spine specialists in the Midlands, the new Palmetto Health Spine Center offers immediate treatment for acute back pain. The only back-pain specialty center in the area, we’re located on the Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge campus in a facility with the latest technologies to get you safely back to your active lifestyle.

We offer next-day appointments and treatment beginning with your first visit using the least-invasive methods indicated to meet your needs. Our combination of physical therapy and pain management allow most people to effectively manage their acute back pain without surgery. Click here for more information. 


Celebrating Our Volunteers

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Palmetto Heath has wonderful volunteers who help us further our mission in providing the compassionate care we provide our patients. Nearly 700 volunteers provide more than 50,000 hours of support services each year.

As part of National Volunteer Week, we would like to thank all of our volunteers for their commitment, sense of responsibility and flexibility with their time in serving our patients.


Your New Neighborhood Health PartnersBallentine

Palmetto Health and the YMCA are partnering to provide our community with easy access to quality health care and a healthy lifestyle. Be one of the first to experience the new Ballentine Family Medicine and Ballentine Family YMCA, co-located at 1079 Dutch Fork Rd. in Irmo.

For memberships and appointments, call 803-749-8900. Click here for more information.


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