Phone Numbers

Main Campus Front Desk
(803) 791-2000
Public Relations & Marketing
(803) 791-2191
Patient Admissions
(803) 791-2570
Patient Billing (Hospital)
(803) 791-2300
(877) 835-0975

Centers of Excellence

Patient Safety Excellence Award ™


The Patient Safety Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for how well a hospital prevents infections, medical errors, and other complications based on 14 serious, potentially preventable adverse events. Patients receiving care at Patient Safety Excellence Award recipient hospitals have, on average, a lower risk of experiencing patient safety events.

Cancer Center of Excellence

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

This designation is granted only to the facilities that have committed to provide the best in cancer diagnosis and treatment and are able to comply with Commission on Cancer Standards.

Breast Center of Excellence

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) is a consortium of national, professional organizations focused on breast health and dedicated to the improvement of quality care and outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast through evidence-based standards and patient and professional education.

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

American College of Radiology

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation is awarded to breast imaging centers that achieve excellence by seeking and earning accreditation in all of the ACR’s voluntary breast-imaging accreditation programs and modules, in addition to the mandatory Mammography Accreditation Program.

DNV Certified Primary Stroke Center

DNV Healthcare

This certification integrates the requirements of hospital accreditation with the guidelines of the Brain Attack Coalition and recommendations of the American Stroke Association. Medical professionals specializing in stroke care work together to identify acute stroke patients, provide treatment and early rehabilitation.

DNV Certified Orthopaedic Center of Excellence

DNV Healthcare

DNV's Orthopaedic Center of Excellence designation affirms an organization’s excellence in the provision of diagnostic services, surgical services, and therapies related to orthopedic care. Lexington Medical Center’s Total Joint Program provides a patient centered experience that focuses on patient and family preparation and education to ensure our patient’s safety and a speedy recovery.

Accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

This accreditation is granted to facilities that have committed and shown to provide quality care and outcomes for the care of patients suspected of having an acute coronary event.

Bariatric Center of Excellence

The Clinical Sciences Institute of Optum with United Health

LMC is proud to be a Bariatric Center of Excellence through Optum with United Health. It shows that our program performs more successful bariatric procedures than many other facilities nearby. It also means that we have fewer complications and readmissions as well as lower mortality, lower reoperation rates and lower average costs.

Institutes of Quality® Bariatric Surgery


LMC is proud to be an Aetna Institute of Quality (IOQ) for Bariatric Surgery. It shows that we meet (and surpass) criteria for experience, standards of care, follow-up support, efficiency, and accreditation. In addition, it means that we have a quality improvement program that includes data sharing, that at least 75% of surgical cases are followed up for 12 months after surgery, and that we possess an organized aftercare program with patient follow-up for at least 12 months.