Grand Strand Medical Center is a 269-bed acute care hospital serving residents and visitors of Horry and surrounding counties. Our hospital offers the only cardiac surgery program in Horry and Georgetown counties and is a designated Level II trauma center by DHEC and the American College of Surgeons. The hospital’s heart surgery program consistently ranks top in the state, as well as, the nation. In 2012, the hospital performed 457 cardiac surgeries, delivered 914 babies and treated over 79,000 emergency department patients. Our hospital, located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, has more than 270 physicians and over 1,400 staff members.