At Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital, TIdelands Health, our trained professionals adopt a team approach in providing care for you and your family. Whether you are having outpatient testing or are an inpatient, a skilled, caring interdisciplinary team of healthcare providers coordinate the evaluation and administration of your care and treatment. We work hard to make the experience at one of our hospitals as comfortable and convenient as possible, both for our patients and for their family members. Our goal is better living by better health for our communities serving over 250,000.
Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital is a 131-bed, acute-care facility. We offer state-of-the-art equipment and provide a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. Support groups, community outreach and educational programs and special events such as health fairs and weekly screening opportunities support a demonstrated commitment to our community’s health. Located in the historic seaport city of Georgetown, approximately 40 miles south of Myrtle Beach and an hour north of Charleston, Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital’s current campus includes 20 acres in a tranquil, tree-lined setting surrounded by graceful Colonial and antebellum homes. We are finishing a new surgical center with four ORs and physician practices in 2018 and we just finished a major renovation of the hospital itself in 2016 with a $30 million project.
Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital, which opened in November 2002, consists of 124 all-private patient rooms and 43 acute inpatient rehabilitation beds for a total of 167 inpatient beds. Like Tidelands Georgetown Memoral Hospital, Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital also offers outpatient services, community programs and special events. It serves the fast growing northern section of Georgetown County and southern Horry County. Murrells Inlet, a fishing village nicknamed the "Seafood Capital of South Carolina," has a unique Marshwalk and creekside park offering residents and visitors magnificent marsh views. Another local landmark is Brookgreen Gardens, a sculpture garden created by Anna and Archer Huntington which showcases remarkable sculptures and acres of vivid gardens. Across highway 17 from the gardens, Huntington Beach State Park offers access to natural beaches and other family recreation.
The Tidelands Health Family also includes a variety of other services located at sites throughout Georgetown County: HealthPoint - Center for Health and Fitness, NextStep Rehabilitation Services, NextStep Pain Management Services, and Wound Healing Center, The Francis B. Ford Cancer Treatment Center and The Imaging Center and Breast Health Center at Waccamaw Medical Park. There are 50 outpatient sites and clinics under the Tidelands Health system to meet our growing areas health care needs.