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Grand Strand Medical Center

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It's normal to feel a knot in your stomach when you or a loved one is facing a heart problem. Our heart team takes special care to address concerns, discuss treatment options and help patients and their families figure out what's next. Choosing a hospital for your heart care can be a life or death decision. You want reassurance that you are getting the best.

Our Heart Center is a state-of-the-art facility with a team of cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, electrophysiologist, nurses and technicians trained in treating heart attacks and general heart disease. Our team is committed to providing you fast, quality care to help you get back to the things you love the most.

Our Heart Center is the only dedicated cardiac center in Horry and Georgetown counties. It is located on the south end of the hospital and has its own entrance and waiting area.

DON'T DELAY... Minutes Matter!

Know the warning signs for a heart attack. If you or someone you love is experiencing any of these symptoms, immediately call 911.

Chest discomfort: uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness, heaviness, indigestion/burning, tightness or pain

Discomfort in upper body: arm(s), shoulder, back, neck, jaw or stomach

Shortness of breath: with or without chest discomfort

Other symptoms: nausea, clammy sweat, lightheadedness, sudden unusual fatigue, anxiety, arm numbness/tingling

Learn about your heart risk, take our FREE Heart Risk Assessment.