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Grand Strand Medical Center
South Strand Medical Center

South Strand Medical Center

South Strand Medical Center LogoQuality Health Care for the South Strand

South Strand Medical Center is a department of Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach. The South Strand facility is staffed with Grand Strand Medical Center physicians and highly trained clinical and support personnel.

The mission of South Strand Medical Center is to provide a patient-focused environment to serve the comprehensive healthcare needs of residents and visitors in the region. The staff is guided by a commitment to patients based on the values of respect, compassion, dignity, integrity, responsiveness, efficiency and excellence.

The South Strand Medical CenterFrom minor cuts and scrapes to major illnesses and accidents, South Strand Medical Center serves the medical needs of residents and visitors of the South Strand.

Featuring a 24-hour emergency department, laboratory and radiology services, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and support services, this facility sets the standard for outpatient medical care.

Designed with the patient in mind, South Strand Medical Center features a relaxing environment with private registration rooms and a staff of caring professionals who puts the patient first.

Contact Us

5050 Highway 17 Bypass
Myrtle Beach, SC
Telephone: (843) 839-1000

South Strand Medical Center is located on Highway 17 Bypass between Highways 707 and 544 in south Myrtle Beach. This 50,000 square foot facility features a 24-hour emergency department, laboratory and radiology services, cardiac rehabilitation and support services.

Our Services

24-Hour Emergency Service
Regardless of the time of day or night, South Strand Medical Center's 24-hour Emergency Department is ready to serve the patients' needs. Staffed by board-certified emergency medicine physicians, this state-of-the-art facility offers the latest in medical technology, and can take care of all medical emergencies from minor cuts and scrapes to major illnesses and accidents.

Radiology & Laboratory Services
Radiology and laboratory services enable those on the South Strand to have many diagnostic procedures performed close to home. With a physician's order, patients can have X-rays; CT, MRI, PET/CT scans; ultrasound; screening mammograms; bone densitometry tests and blood work done at their convenience.

Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
South Strand Medical Center offers both cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. These medically supervised programs include exercise, nutritional counseling, education and risk factor counseling. The cardiac program is for individuals who have had a heart attack, angina or open heart surgery. The pulmonary rehabilitation program is for those who suffer from pulmonary conditions and chronic lung diseases such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, bronchiectasis and pulmonary fibrosis.


Outpatient laboratory and radiology services are available with a physician's order. Diagnostic services include:

  • X-Ray (no appointment needed)
  • Blood Work (no appointment needed)

Appointments are required for:

  • CT Scan
  • Ultrasonography
  • Screening Mammograms
  • Bone Densitometry
  • MRI

For radiology appointments, please call (888) 858-9936.

South Strand Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.