About Summerville Medical Center

Summerville Medical Center is a 124-bed, acute-care hospital serving families in Dorchester, Berkeley and surrounding communities for almost 30 years. The hospital has a 24-hour emergency room, including a dedicated ER for children, a wide range of surgical services, and comprehensive medical services. Summerville Medical Center is recognized for its emergency, cardiac, imaging, women’s and pediatric, orthopedic, and stroke services for the growing Lowcountry community.

Summerville Medical Center has invested in growing the hospital’s women’s and pediatric care so that families can receive high quality care close to home. In recent years Summerville Medical Center has opened a new women’s and neonatal tower that includes 30 postpartum private rooms, 12 labor and delivery rooms, a 16-bed Level II Special Care Nursery, and more. Trident Health system consolidated all obstetric and neonatal care to one location at Summerville Medical Center in 2019. In addition, Summerville Medical Center offers a high risk obstetric Maternal Fetal Medicine Clinic, comprehensive breast health care at the Summerville Breast Center, and a roster of board-certified physicians specializing in women’s care. Pediatric care includes a 10-bed pediatric ER, inpatient pediatric unit and pediatric intensive care unit, and pediatric subspecialty programs including general surgery, orthopedics, and gastroenterology.

Surgical services include gynecological, orthopedic, spine, reflux, colorectal, breast, robotic and weight loss surgeries.

Summerville Medical Center is part of the Trident Health system, which also includes Trident Medical Center, Brighton Park Emergency, Centre Point Emergency and Moncks Corner Medical Center. Trident Health has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of healthcare in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. For more information, visit Trident Health System.

Services we provide

We are a full-service hospital providing a wide range of services to help diagnose, treat and monitor all kinds of health conditions. Some of our services include emergency care, stroke and care, imaging services, women’s care, pediatric care, and a full range of surgical services including orthopedic, spine, gynecological, colorectal, reflux, robotic and weight loss surgeries.

Imaging services

We use state-of-the-art technology in our devices to help screen and diagnose patients who are injured or ill. Our imaging and diagnostic services include computerized tomography CT scans, an endoscopy lab, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, teleradiology and ultrasounds.

Surgical services

Our doctors are able to perform a wide range of procedures. Specialties include:

Award-winning care in the South Carolina Lowcountry

Our services have been recognized by major accrediting organizations, including the Joint Commission, American College of Surgeons and American Heart Association. Our accreditations include:

  • American College of Surgeons
    • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Quality Improvement Program
  • American Heart Association, Get With the Guidelines®:
    • Gold Plus, Stroke
    • Silver Plus, Heart Failure
  • Joint Commission
    • Advanced Heart Failure
    • Primary Stroke Center
    • Total Hip & Knee Replacement