With a strong commitment to medical research and access to top healthcare professionals, the Charleston region offers a vital health and wellness community. Several nationally recognized hospital systems serve the region, as well as numerous medical centers considered among the best in the nation, including the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) – with the first medical school established in the southern United States.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Operates a 750-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized Children's Hospital, Hollings Cancer Center, Level I Trauma Center, and Institute of Psychiatry.
Conducts prominent research focused on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance abuse, affective disorders, and mental health diseases associated with aging such as Alzheimer's disease.
Ranks among the nation’s Top 15 health systems, Roper St. Francis offers more than 800 doctors representing every medical specialty, and provides services in more than 125 locations.
Located at Joint Base Charleston-Weapons Station, it provides healthcare for service members, including family practice; pediatrics; internal medicine; dermatology; ophthalmology; and physical therapy.