Hilton Head Regional Healthcare Hospitals Honor Physicians on National Doctors’ Day

Apr 3, 2023
Physicians from Hilton Head Hospital, Coastal Carolina Hospital, Tidewatch Freestanding Emergency Department, Bluffton Medical Campus and Bluffton Okatie Outpatient Center celebrated for the care they provide 

DrsDayinPageBluffton, S.C., March 30, 2023 – Hilton Head Regional Healthcare, comprising five hospitals and care centers spanning Beaufort and Jasper Counties, is celebrating National Doctors’ Day by paying tribute to its physicians for their service, skill and compassion.  In conjunction with the Network’s parent company, Tenet Healthcare, a national theme of “Thank you for Your Commitment to Heal,” depicts a collective sentiment of deep appreciation for the outstanding group of physicians who tirelessly care for all patients of the Hilton Head Regional Healthcare hospitals and beyond.  Their calling is a sacrifice toward the health and safety of all. 

“On behalf of all our Governing Board members, and all of our employees, I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to our physicians, the leaders of healthcare in Beaufort and Jasper Counties,” said Joel Taylor, chief executive officer of Hilton Head Regional Healthcare.  “I believe strongly in the value of saying thank you every day, but today, we pause to honor the contributions of our physicians for their dedication to the health and wellness of our community.”

Celebrated on March 30th each year, Doctors’ Day was officially established in 1991 when President George Bush issued a proclamation in observance of the day. March 30th also marks the anniversary of the first use of general anesthesia in surgery by Dr. Crawford W. Long in 1842. National Doctors’ Day is commonly celebrated in healthcare organizations, as a day to recognize the contributions of doctors to individual lives and communities. 

About Hilton Head Hospital

Hilton Head Hospital (HHH) is a 93-bed acute care hospital located at 25 Hospital Center Boulevard in Hilton Head Island, SC.  Opened in 1974, HHH serves Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Okatie and surrounding counties through its care team of over 600 colleagues and over 100 physicians.  The hospital provides a continuum of services through its centers and programs, including a 24-hour emergency department, critical care, cardiac care ranging from minimally invasive to open heart surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, urology, a nationally accredited breast health center, spine care, gastroenterology, surgical services, cardiac and physical rehabilitation.  Hilton Head Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and holds an advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center.

About Coastal Carolina Hospital

Coastal Carolina Hospital (CCH), a part of Hilton Head Regional Healthcare, is a 41-bed acute care hospital located at 1000 Medical Center in Hardeeville, SC. Opened in 2004, CCH joined the healthcare system in 2007 and serves patients in Bluffton, Okatie, Hardeeville and surrounding counties through its care team of over 400 colleagues and over 70 physicians. The hospital provides many services to the community including a 24-hour emergency department, a dedicated Women’s Pavilion, and robotic-assisted minimally-invasive surgery. Coastal Carolina has oversight of Tidewatch Emergency Department located in Okatie, SC which is the area’s first stand-alone emergency facility providing convenient care staffed by board-certified emergency medicine physicians, experienced nurses and support staff 24/7/365. Coastal Carolina Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and honored with Leapfrog’s “A” Hospital Safety Score. To learn more about Coastal Carolina and Tidewatch Emergency Department, please visit www.hiltonheadregional.com.

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