Providence Hospitals - A Member of LifePoint Health



Providence Hospital's main campus is located in the heart of downtown Columbia.


2435 Forest Drive
ColumbiaSC 29204

Directions from the Upstate: I-26 to I-126, dead end at Bull Street, go right and follow to Taylor Street, go left and Providence is just over the railroad tracks on the left at the corner of Forest Drive and Two Notch Road.

From the Lowcountry: Exit I-26 onto I-77 toward Charlotte. Exit Forest Drive, and go west.  The main entrance is on the right in approximately three and a half miles. 

The 247-bed hospital was founded in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine to minister to the community, in both body and spirit. The facility is best known for the expertise in cardiac care it provides through Providence Heart & Vascular Institute, which serves as a nationally-recognized referral center for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

The campus is the home to many services under the Providence umbrella, including cardiac rehab, outpatient surgery and a new surgical practice.

Providence Hospital is located at the corner of Forest Drive and Two Notch Road in Columbia, South Carolina.

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