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Grand Strand Medical Center

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North Strand ER

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South Strand Medical Center

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Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery

  • Grand Strand Medical Center is the only medical center in Horry and Georgetown counties with a cardiac surgery program.
  • There are two operating rooms dedicated for cardiac surgery.
  • Two cardiothoracic surgeons and support staff offer extensive patient consultation and follow-up.
  • Cardiac nurse educators are available to advise patients and families on all aspects of treatment and recovery.


  • Aortic Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Valve Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Repair and/or Replacement (Mitral Valve & Aortic Valve Replacement)
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Procedure
  • VATS Lobectomy