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Two new hospitals for Mount Pleasant SC are opening soon

Two new hospitals for Mount Pleasant SC are opening soon

By on Aug 12, 2009 in Charleston Medical Facilities | 0 comments

East Cooper Regional Medical Center is building a 140-bed acute care hospital to serve as a replacement for the current facility. This new replacement hospital will better serve the needs of our community. The facility will be situated on 52 acres adjacent to the current campus and located at the intersection of Mathis Ferry Road and Interstate 526. There will be 10 surgical suites, a 10-bed level II neonatal nursery, 16 bed medical surgical unit for womens services, expanded emergency department and comprehensive Obstetrical services.

The new five-story hospital will have approximately 250,000 square feet of space. The construction will feature the newest design elements that provide patient and visitor friendly entrances and waiting areas. The new facility will include plenty of convenient parking and roads that improve traffic patterns in and around the campus. It will be designed to meet the latest hurricane and earthquake building code requirements. The new hospital will be “green-friendly.”

Here are some other features of the new hospital

• Technology rich environment
• All private rooms
• Bright, welcoming interiors
• Improved parking for patients and visitors

In addition, new services will be added and others expanded

• Ten new surgical suites
• Additional medical/surgical beds
• Larger dining room and gift shop


The new Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, an 85-bed full service hospital to begin construction in late spring in northern Mount Pleasant. The 250,000 sq. ft. facility will be located on 78 acres of land at the intersection of Highway 17 North and Faison Road in the Carolina Park Development.

The new Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital will include:

  • 85 inpatient beds
  • 24-hour Emergency Care
  • Women’s Services including high tech, comfortable Labor and Deliver Suites
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery
  • Intensive and Critical Care Units
  • Imaging, Laboratory and Pharmacy

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