Lexington Medical Center

2720 Sunset Boulevard
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 791-2131
(803) 791-2131


Lexington Medical Center is a 414-bed modern medical complex that anchors a comprehensive network of 600-plus affiliated physicians, including six strategically located community medical and urgent care centers, more than 60 physician practice locations, an occupational health center, the largest extended care facility in the state and an Alzheimer’s Care Center.

Lexington Medical Center was voted one of the “Best Places to Work” by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, “Best Hospital” by readers of The State ten years in a row, “Best Hospital” by readers of The Free Times, “Best Place to Have a Baby” by readers of Palmetto Parent and winner of the "Consumer Choice Award" for quality and satisfaction from the National Research Corporation


Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

The Green Building Council for Lexington; (LEED) Silver Certification

In August 2007 Lexington Medical Park 2 opened it’s doors.  The five story, 175,466 square-foot building offers a variety of physician practices, an 811-space parking deck and much more.  One of the main goals of the hospital during construction was to attain LEED certification.  The purpose of the LEED certification is to save energy, help preserve the environment and create a better overall atmosphere for our patients and employees.

  • Environmentally/Workplace Friendly Design - The first medical building in South Carolina designated as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Building (LEED Certified).
  • Two-story atrium with a monumental winding staircase and beautiful warm wood finishes.
  • Built with recycled materials such as steel, and outfitted with CO2 monitors to make it a healthier building.
  • Saving energy makes the overall atmosphere better for our patients and employees.


Lexington Medical Center has received recognition and accreditation from
prestigious programs.

DNV Accredited Hospital

LMC is accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV).
DNV is an international company and is the leading accreditor of US hospitals integrating ISO 9001 quality compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation. DNV provides an environment in which LMC sets a new standard of quality-driven accreditation.

National Primary Stroke Center Certification

This certification, awarded by DNV Healthcare, integrates requirements from several accreditation programs.

Gold Plus Award for Stroke Care

The Gold Plus award is the highest honor bestowed from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines Program. It recognizes commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients.

Bariatric Center of Excellence and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

The Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® designation was created by the Surgical Review Corporation and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. This designation helps highlight providers who deliver excellent care. It has become a benchmark for government and private insurers making coverage decisions because of the rigorous and comprehensive guidelines required for centers to reach this prestigious level of recognition.

Gold Beacon Award – American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Awarded by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses for outstanding patient care, outcomes and work environment. Only eleven hospitals in the nation have received a gold distinction for this award.

Summit Award for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction - Press Ganey

For the third year in a row, Lexington Medical Center has won the prestigious “Summit Award” from Press Ganey for sustaining excellence in quality of care and providing the best possible experience for patients and their families. To qualify for the Summit Award, a hospital must rank in the 95th percentile or above in patient satisfaction for a minimum of three consecutive years.

Consumer Choice Award – National Research Corporation

For an impressive tenth year in a row, Lexington Medical Center has won the prestigious Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation (NRC). The Midlands community continues to select Lexington Medical Center as the hospital with the highest quality of service in the area.



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