First established as a private hospital in 1919, the Regional Medical Center (RMC) has grown into a regional healthcare system with a 286-bed acute care hospital and 23 primary care and specialty care practices. Owned by Orangeburg and Calhoun counties, the non-profit hospital has more than 100 physicians on staff, over 1,200 employees and 150 volunteers. RMC is clinically affiliated with MUSC Health, South Carolina’s most nationally recognized and comprehensive academic medical center, to further enhance select healthcare services for patients in the region. RMC also operates a new 20,500-square foot emergency care facility serving Bamberg, Barnwell and surrounding areas.
Accredited by The Joint Commission with Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center, RMC is also designated as a Level III Trauma Center. RMC’s full range of medical services include 24-Hour Emergency Care, Breast Health, Cancer Care, Cardiology, General and Vascular Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Occupational Medicine, Orthopaedics, Physical Therapy, Psychiatric Care, Rehabilitation, Employer Relations, Community Outreach and Wellness. RMC’s Endocrinology Center helps patients manage diabetes while the RMC Dialysis Access Institute, led by renowned surgeon Dr. John Ross, provides kidney disease patients with life-saving access procedures.
The RMC healthcare system includes seven Primary Care practices in Orangeburg, Calhoun and Bamberg counties; an Urgent Care practice with physician, lab and X-Ray in Santee; specialty practices in Cardiology, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Urology, Pathways to Behavioral Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology; and five HEALTHPLEX Wellness and Fitness Centers. RMC’s Home Care delivers a variety of home health care in Orangeburg, Calhoun and Bamberg counties.