Greenville Health System

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Greenville Health System (GHS) is a healthcare network serving Upstate South Carolina and surrounding areas.


Greenville Health System is a not-for-profit, patient-centered, teaching and research institution.

The system has 1,268 licensed beds, 1,271 affiliated and employed medical staff, and 10,925 employees dispersed throughout seven medical campuses and a variety of outpatient and specialty facilities. Its seven residency and seven fellowship programs provide training for 189 physicians[citation needed], and nursing and allied health students.

With 746 beds, GHS’ Greenville Memorial Hospital is the state’s largest acute care hospital. It contains Greenville’s only 24-hour Level 1 trauma center and dedicated chest pain center, children’s hospital and ER, pediatric ICU, and highest level neonatal ICU. Its cardiac and women’s services are among the largest in South Carolina. Cancer, rehabilitation, behavioral health, and wellness services—all located on Greenville Memorial Medical Campus—are available as well. The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville also is situated on this campus.

GHS’ Greer Medical Campus is home to Greer Memorial Hospital, an 82-bed facility with a Level III Emergency Trauma Center, ICU, and maternity care. A variety of diagnostic services are available; special services involve cardiac rehabilitation, breast health, and physical and respiratory therapies. The Cottages at Brushy Creek, a 144-bed skilled nursing facility, lies adjacent to the hospital.

GHS’ North Greenville Medical Campus features a 45-bed long-term acute care hospital for adults with complex medical conditions who require an extended stay before returning home. Hospitalists and other specially trained staff provide patient-centered services (including dialysis, rehabilitation, and CT scanning). The campus also includes 24-hour emergency care. Outpatient services are available for pediatrics, orthopaedics, and lab and radiology studies.

GHS’ Simpsonville Medical Campus is home to Hillcrest Memorial Hospital, which specializes in short-stay and outpatient surgery. This 43-bed hospital provides 24-hour emergency care; a medical office building is located next to the hospital. Various diagnostic services are available. Specialty programs include bariatric surgery, ENT, sleep disorders, and orthopaedic/sports medicine services.

GHS’ Patewood Medical Campus features 72-bed Patewood Memorial Hospital for those having elective inpatient surgery. The campus also focuses on outpatient care, particularly surgery, women’s health, and pediatric subspecialties. Lab, radiology, and pharmacy facilities are available, along with home health and orthopaedic/sports medicine offices.

Laurens Memorial Hospital (Laurens, South Carolina)

Oconee Medical Campus (Oconee, South Carolina)

Specialty hospitals[edit]

Specialty hospitals are located at on the Greenville Memorial Medical Campus. These include:


Photographs of the early years of the Greenville Health System can be viewed in the Greenville County Library System digital collections.[1]


  1. ^ Greenville County Library System. "Greenville Health System Digital Collection". Retrieved July 2015.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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