MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown

About Columbia, SC

  • Located less than two hours from Charleston, SC, Columbia is the capital and largest city in the state
  • The arts and culture scene in Columbia is second to none with its great town theatre, the South Carolina Shakespeare Company, the Nickelodeon Theater, the Columbia Museum of Art, interactive children’s museums and several ballet and opera houses
  • Shoppers will delight in the many shopping centers within the area including antique shops, jewelers, original artwork galleries, handmade furniture stores, small boutiques and large shopping malls
  • People of all ages will enjoy Columbia’s year-round festivals and events including the St. Patrick’s Day Festival, the Columbia International Festival, Family Fest, and the Finlay Park Summer Concert Series
  • Sports enthusiasts will enjoy routing for the University of South Carolina Gamecock’s football, basketball and baseball teams as well as the Columbia Inferno ice hockey team and the Columbia QuadSquad roller derby team
  • Experience all the magic of an African safari at the Riverbanks Zoo, home to more than 2,000 animals including giraffes, zebras, kangaroos, koalas and sea lions
  • Columbia is the proud home to the University of South Carolina and several other reputable colleges and universities as well as seven school districts and many private and religious academies
  • With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, recreational enthusiasts will enjoy the several parks including Finlay Park and Memorial Park offering full tennis courts, community gardens, swimming pools, ponds, canoeing, fishing and scenic walking paths

About MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown

  • 250-bed facility
  • Specialties include cardiac care, orthopedic, inpatient and outpatient surgery and palliative care
  • Recognized as Blue Distinction® hospital for demonstrating better quality and improved outcomes for patients in Cardiac Care and Knee and Hip Replacement, with lower rates of complications and health care associated infections