On October 29, 2013, Providence Heart & Vascular Institute surgeons and cardiologists performed the first Transaortic Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) surgery in South Carolina. In June, Providence Hospitals announced that it is the exclusive home of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) surgery in the Midlands.
Founded in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine, Providence Hospitals in Columbia, SC is known state wide for outstanding clinical quality and compassionate care. Both the orthopaedic and cardiac services have received the South Carolina BlueCross BlueShield center of distinction designation.
Guided by Christian values, we are inspired to recognize and respect every individual as a child of God. This higher standard is embraced by each of approximately 2,000 health care professionals who are called here to serve.
Providence is composed of two hospitals, thirteen physician practices, a network of rehabilitation centers, three sleep centers, a school of cardiac diagnostics and is an accredited chest pain center.
We are proud to partner with Palmetto Health to engage our community in the 2013 Community Benefit Needs Assessment. To read the full report, click here.
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