Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System


About Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS) is an integrated healthcare delivery system that provides care from the beginning to end of life. We meet you where you are with things that make a difference in your life. A community partner for more than 90 years, and we have earned a reputation for technological excellence throughout the Southeast.

SRHS provides the highest quality of care to patients in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties in South Carolina, and Polk and Rutherford counties in North Carolina. Spartanburg Regional includes:

·         The Medical Group of the Carolinas, a multi-specialty physicians group located throughout eleven counties in North and South Carolina

·         Spartanburg Medical Center

·         Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute

·         Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health

·         Regional HealthPlus, a partnership of hospitals and physicians to enhance the coordination of care

·         Spartanburg Regional Foundation

·         Spartanburg County Emergency Medical Services

·         Pelham Medical Center, located in Greer, SC


Programs Offered

SRHS provides several programs including a Chest Pain Center, Comprehensive Pain Center, Congregational Nursing, Corporate Health, Emergency Center with a Level I Trauma Center, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Heart Center, cardiology and heart surgery, Heart Wellness Program, Home Health, hospice care, Imaging and Laboratory Services, diabetes and endocrinology, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Neurology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, Orthopaedic Services, Palliative Care Services, Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Rehabilitation Services, Robotic Surgery, Sleep Services, pulmonology, Stroke Center, Surgery, Urology, Weight Loss Services, Women’s Health and Wound Healing Center.


Accolades and Superlatives

            2003: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System named South Carolina’s first nationally accredited Chest Pain Center.


2005: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System designated the first certified Primary Stroke Center in South Carolina.


2007: HealthGrades recognized Spartanburg Regional as No. 1 in overall heart services in South Carolina and No. 1 in heart surgery in North Carolina and South Carolina.


2009: Palmetto WorkForce Partnership Award, Large Employer Category.


In 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System received the National Medal of Honor from the Department of Health and Human Services for increasing the number of organs donated for transplant.


2010: Spartanburg Regional was South Carolina’s only residency program to achieve dual accreditation for both allopathic and osteopathic of medicine.


2010: Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care Skilled Nursing Facility receives a score of overall quality rating of five stars every month.


2010: In 2010, SMC earned a second Magnet® designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. SMC is the only hospital in South Carolina to receive this prestigious award twice. The first time was in 2005.


2011: Palmetto Hematology Oncology was recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). PHO was one of only two practices in South Carolina to receive this recognition.


2012: Gibbs Cancer & Research Institute was recognized for award-winning Survivorship Care by the Association of Community Cancer Centers.


2013: The Association of Community Cancer Centers awarded Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute for its Palliative Care Program—Supportive Care Clinic.


2014: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System received an ACTION Registry-GWTG Performance Achievement Award by the National Cardiovascular Data Registry.


2014: Spartanburg Medical Center was ranked the number one regional hospital in South Carolina by U.S. News & World Report in the 2014-15 U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings. Spartanburg Medical Center earned high-performing status in nine specialty areas: cardiology and heart surgery; diabetes and endocrinology; gastroenterology and GI surgery; geriatrics; nephrology; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; pulmonology; and urology.


2014: North Grove Medical of Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System received the HealthStream Award of Excellence for Outpatient-Sleep Lab.


2014: Pelham Medical Center voted “Best of the Upstate” by readers of The Greenville News.


2015: CyberKnife Radiosurgery System, a surgery-free radiation therapy system, available exclusively at Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute at Pelham.


2015: Spartanburg Regional is the only hospital in South Carolina to be a Recipient of the Healthgrades 2015 Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™


2015: Spartanburg Regional is the only hospital in South Carolina to be named among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery.


2015: Spartanburg Regional is 1 of 2 hospitals in South Carolina to be named a Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Bypass Surgery for 3 Years in a Row (2013-2015)


2015: Spartanburg Regional is the only hospital in South Carolina to be named a Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 5 Years in a Row (2011-2015)


Additional Superlatives and Accreditations

 Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence • Gibbs Cancer Center, recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award • Fully accredited breast center • Fully accredited Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit • First accredited Sleep Center in the Upstate (South Carolina) • An original NCI Community Cancer Centers Program since 2007 • Pelham Medical Center ranked a leader in patient satisfaction

Area Attractions

The Spartanburg Community

Daniel Morgan Statue Spartanburg, SCSpartanburg is a community with something for everyone. A city of more than 40,000 people and part of a metropolitan area of more than 285,000 people, residents and visitors can all find a lifestyle that is second to none in the surging Sunbelt.

Spartanburg is located in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It's conveniently located at the junction of I-26 and I-85; making the community easily accessible to both mountain and beach resorts. The ski slopes of North Carolina, the beaches of Charleston and the excitement of Atlanta are all within two- to four-hour drive. Hilton Head Island and Myrtle Beach are four hours away. In between is the beauty of the Western Carolinas, with outdoor activities such as golfing, cycling, hunting, fishing, water skiing, hang gliding and white water rafting. The mild climate, with its four distinct seasons, provides fine weather for outdoor activities.

While in the past Spartanburg has been at the heart of the South’s textile industry, it has become a focus of international business during the past three decades. Industries from Switzerland, Italy, France and Germany have made Spartanburg their home away from home; allowing Spartanburg to boast diverse international investment. This blend of cultures has resulted in a quality of life that is an ideal mix of the traditional and the unexpected. This has also caused rapid in growth in the Greenville-Spartanburg; increasing its cultural and lifestyle opportunities.

Cultural Activities

Spartanburg Mountains & FountatinSpartanburg offers a variety of cultural opportunities, including the Chapman Cultural Center, Spartanburg Little Theatre, the Spartanburg Community Orchestra, concerts and lecture series, foreign films, dance, a strong visual arts community and a number of festivals throughout the year. Under the umbrella of the Arts Partnership of Greater Spartanburg, art organizations ranging from the Ballet Guild to the Artists’ Guild receive strong community support. The Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium is the site for concerts and plays, as well as Converse College’s Twichell Auditorium. Local college venues provide outlets as well.

The Spartanburg County Library System has its headquarters in downtown Spartanburg, as well as branches throughout the county.

In addition to local opportunities, the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville attracts nationally recognized performers and sporting events, and the Peace Center for Performing Arts in Greenville is only 30 minutes away. The Brevard Music Center in the nearby mountains of North Carolina has an international reputation for symphony and opera performances. The Flat Rock Playhouse in nearby Flat Rock, NC, offers repertory theatre performances every summer.


There are several desirable and affordable neighborhoods within 15 minutes of the medical center, as well as apartment complexes, townhomes and condominiums. Some residents live in the county or on one of the many lake areas fewer than 20 minutes from town. 


Spartanburg offers public, private and church-affiliated schools from kindergarten through college. Spartanburg is a seven-college town. Wofford College and Converse College are nationally known private liberal arts schools. The University of South Carolina-Upstate offers four-year and advanced degrees. Spartanburg Methodist College and Spartanburg Community College offer one- and two-year degrees for allied health careers and industry. Spartanburg is also home to the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) - Carolina Campus, a four-year accredited school of osteopathic medicine. VCOM had their first graduating class in 2015. These students use Spartanburg Medical Center as a classroom through a partnership SRHS has with VCOM. 

For primary and secondary education, our seven school districts are among the top school districts in the state. Special education is available at the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind, as well as the Charles Lea Center for Rehabilitation and Special Education for children with special needs.