Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital

81%

Patients that would definitely recommend
11% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

3 ratings were better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

81%

Would definitely recommend
11% higher than the national average

Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%84%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%83%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%88%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%68%66%

Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%66%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Dr. Sebastian Abadie, MD

Gastroenterology

11 Ratings
Dr. Sebastian Abadie, MD

Dr. Sara Adams, MD

Hematology

15 Ratings
Dr. Sara Adams, MD

Dr. H Adkins III, MD

Family Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. H Adkins III, MD

Dr. Brian Adler, MD

Internal Medicine

40 Ratings
Dr. Brian Adler, MD

Dr. Sheryl Aiken, DNP

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

Dr. Sheryl Aiken, DNP

Dr. Sarah Allen, MD

Family Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Sarah Allen, MD

Dr. David Anderson, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. David Anderson, MD

Dr. Stephen Andrews, DO

Radiation Oncology

25 Ratings
Dr. Stephen Andrews, DO

Dr. Dora Anguelova, MD

Internal Medicine

19 Ratings
Dr. Dora Anguelova, MD

Dr. Edgar Archambeau III, MD

Family Medicine

16 Ratings
Dr. Edgar Archambeau III, MD

Dr. Jose Armonio Jr, MD

Internal Medicine

23 Ratings
Dr. Jose Armonio Jr, MD

Kathleen Augustine, CNM

Obstetrics & Gynecology

4 Ratings
Kathleen Augustine, CNM

Dr. Christopher Bach, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Christopher Bach, MD

Dr. Steven Baird, DO

Internal Medicine

Dr. Steven Baird, DO

Brandy Baker, PA

Physician Assistant (PA)

Brandy Baker, PA

Jennifer Baker Fleming, PA-C

Physician Assistant (PA)

Jennifer Baker Fleming, PA-C

Dr. Mary Baker, MD

Pediatrics

4 Ratings
Dr. Mary Baker, MD

Brandon Ballard

Physician Assistant (PA)

Brandon Ballard

Dr. Laurence Ballou Jr, MD

Gastroenterology

3 Ratings
Dr. Laurence Ballou Jr, MD

Dr. Paul Benson, MD

Gastroenterology

1 Ratings
Dr. Paul Benson, MD

Dr. Francis Benz, MD

Neurology

26 Ratings
Dr. Francis Benz, MD

Dr. Philip Bestic, MD

Emergency Medicine

18 Ratings
Dr. Philip Bestic, MD

Dr. Cynthia Bindner, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

11 Ratings
Dr. Cynthia Bindner, MD

Dr. Brian Blair, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

19 Ratings
Dr. Brian Blair, MD

Dr. Carol Bogdan, MD

Hematology

24 Ratings
Dr. Carol Bogdan, MD

Dr. Michael Bohan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

34 Ratings
Dr. Michael Bohan, MD

Rebecca Bond, FNP-BC

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

Rebecca Bond, FNP-BC

Kathleen Boone, FNP

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

2 Ratings
Kathleen Boone, FNP

Dr. Jonathan Bornfreund, DO

Family Medicine

24 Ratings
Dr. Jonathan Bornfreund, DO

Dr. Newton Brackett III, MB CHB

Breast Surgery

12 Ratings
Dr. Newton Brackett III, MB CHB

Dr. Peter Brady, MD

Emergency Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Peter Brady, MD

Dr. Jacob Brazee, DO

Family Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Jacob Brazee, DO

Dr. Robert Brockman, MD

General Surgery

3 Ratings
Dr. Robert Brockman, MD

Dr. Lynn Brook, MD

Family Medicine

23 Ratings
Dr. Lynn Brook, MD

Dr. Justin Brothers, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

3 Ratings
Dr. Justin Brothers, MD

Dr. Alexis Brown, MD

Family Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Alexis Brown, MD

Dr. Carter Brown, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Carter Brown, MD

Dr. Christopher Brown, MD

Gastroenterology

Dr. Christopher Brown, MD

Dr. Edward Brumfield, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Edward Brumfield, MD

Dr. Marlo Bruno, DO

Internal Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Marlo Bruno, DO

Dr. Ted Burrow, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Ted Burrow, MD

Dr. James Butler, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

17 Ratings
Dr. James Butler, MD

Melissa Buttles, PA-C

Physician Assistant (PA)

Melissa Buttles, PA-C

Amy Cantley, LPC

Counseling

8 Ratings
Amy Cantley, LPC

Dr. Lisa Centilli, DO

Family Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Lisa Centilli, DO

Dr. Thomas Cerasaro, MD

Urology

23 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Cerasaro, MD

Dr. Thomas Chambers, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

30 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Chambers, MD

Dr. Thomas Chandler Jr, MD

Pulmonary Disease

8 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Chandler Jr, MD

Brittany Charnock, FNP-C

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

Brittany Charnock, FNP-C

Dr. Luis Chastain, MD

Family Medicine

10 Ratings
Dr. Luis Chastain, MD

Ledy Chestnut, PA-C

Family Medicine

6 Ratings
Ledy Chestnut, PA-C

Dr. Rebecca Cody, MD

Medical Oncology

3 Ratings
Dr. Rebecca Cody, MD

Dr. Charles Cohn Jr, MD

Nephrology

7 Ratings
Dr. Charles Cohn Jr, MD

Dr. Todd Cook, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

22 Ratings
Dr. Todd Cook, MD

Dr. Scott Coradi, DO

Emergency Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Scott Coradi, DO

Dr. Lucia Covington, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

12 Ratings
Dr. Lucia Covington, DMD

Dr. Christopher Crosby, DPM

Podiatric Surgery

5 Ratings
Dr. Christopher Crosby, DPM

Dr. Tom Crosby, MD

Family Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Tom Crosby, MD

Dr. Christopher Daub, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Christopher Daub, MD

Dr. Anthony DeHaas, MD

General Surgery

12 Ratings
Dr. Anthony DeHaas, MD

Dr. George Deschamps Jr, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. George Deschamps Jr, MD

Dr. Mitchell Devlin, DO

Cardiology

17 Ratings
Dr. Mitchell Devlin, DO

Dr. Victor Diaz-Gonzalez, MD

Cardiology

Dr. Victor Diaz-Gonzalez, MD

Dr. Charles Doering, MD

Ophthalmology

20 Ratings
Dr. Charles Doering, MD

Dr. Kimberley Drayton, MD

Family Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Kimberley Drayton, MD

Dr. Benjamin Duffey, MD

Family Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Benjamin Duffey, MD

Dr. Charles Duncan II, DO

Internal Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Charles Duncan II, DO

Dr. Alexander Duvall, MD

Family Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Alexander Duvall, MD

Dr. Malcolm Eggart, MD

Neurosurgery

3 Ratings
Dr. Malcolm Eggart, MD

Dr. Thomas Ellison, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

27 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Ellison, MD

Dr. Mohammad Emran, MD

Internal Medicine

10 Ratings
Dr. Mohammad Emran, MD

Dr. William Epperson, MD

Family Medicine

15 Ratings
Dr. William Epperson, MD

Dr. Xaviera Estes, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

8 Ratings
Dr. Xaviera Estes, MD

Dr. Anne Everman, MD

Cardiology

15 Ratings
Dr. Anne Everman, MD

Dr. Jackson Ewart, MD

General Surgery

3 Ratings
Dr. Jackson Ewart, MD

Dr. James Fogarty, DO

Urology

8 Ratings
Dr. James Fogarty, DO

Thomas Fort, PA

Physician Assistant (PA)

2 Ratings
Thomas Fort, PA

Dr. Patrick Francke, MD

Radiation Oncology

10 Ratings
Dr. Patrick Francke, MD

Dr. Walter Frank III, MD

Urology

27 Ratings
Dr. Walter Frank III, MD

Catherine Gallier, APRN

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

3 Ratings
Catherine Gallier, APRN

Dr. Joseph Gammel, MD

Emergency Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Joseph Gammel, MD

Dr. William Gammon, MD

Family Medicine

15 Ratings
Dr. William Gammon, MD

Dr. Glenn Gangi, MD

Urology

27 Ratings
Dr. Glenn Gangi, MD

Dr. Charles Garner, MD

General Surgery

11 Ratings
Dr. Charles Garner, MD

Dr. Ernest Gelb, DO

Family Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Ernest Gelb, DO

Dr. Anthony Geraci, DO

Hospital Medicine

Dr. Anthony Geraci, DO

Dr. Christine Gerber, MD

Gynecology

16 Ratings
Dr. Christine Gerber, MD

Dr. Petra Gheraibeh, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

1 Ratings
Dr. Petra Gheraibeh, MD

Dr. Salim Ghorra, MD

General Surgery

5 Ratings
Dr. Salim Ghorra, MD

Dr. Bryan Gibson, DO

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Bryan Gibson, DO

Dr. Gary Giovagnoli, DO

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

16 Ratings
Dr. Gary Giovagnoli, DO

Dr. Renwick Goldberg, MD

Hematology

12 Ratings
Dr. Renwick Goldberg, MD

Dr. Leonard Goldschmidt, PSY.D

Neuropsychology

30 Ratings
Dr. Leonard Goldschmidt, PSY.D

Dr. Stephanie Gonshor, DNP

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

Dr. Stephanie Gonshor, DNP

Dr. Patricia Grant, MD

Pain Management

15 Ratings
Dr. Patricia Grant, MD

Dr. Lizina Green, MD

Family Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Lizina Green, MD

Provider Reviews

Oct 17 2019

Review for Dr. Marlo Bruno, DO

On time, professional staff. Explained results of tests in a very easy to understand way.

Murrells Inlet, SC - Oct 16 2019

Review for Dr. Shawn Thomas, OD

Dr. Thomas is personable and very knowledgeable. Staff is great

Oct 15 2019

Review for Dr. Shawn Thomas, OD

First visit and vert pleased with the time she took with me. Answered all my questions in an easy to understand way. I would definitely recommend her.

Oct 14 2019

Review for Carrie Gwyer, FNP

Great caring Doctor who shows a very caring attitude towards his patients. He truly cares about his patients wellbeing. A gifted surgeon who looks at all aspects of your surgery. Would recommend Dr.Eggart to all who need his services

Oct 14 2019

Review for Dr. Malcolm Eggart, MD

They were very helpful, considerate and informative to my concerns. I felt very confident about my exam.

Oct 13 2019

Review for Dr. Jimmy Kontos, MD

Oct 11 2019

Review for Dr. Jimmy Kontos, MD

On time quick diagnosis accurate treatment excellent results just as it should be would recommend

Oct 11 2019

Review for Dr. Brian Adler, MD

Dr. Kontos explains all aspects of your illness & procedures. I like both his caring attitude and the care and professionalism he and his staff provide. I have recommended him many times to family & friends and will continue to do so in future.

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Jimmy Kontos, MD

I would trust DRS. DORA AND IVO Anguelov with my life, enough said

Oct 06 2019

Review for Dr. Dora Anguelova, MD

Very rude and totally ignorant! Did not answer questions or concerns. Talked down to me like I was a child. Made me feel like absolute dirt.

Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Valerie Lasry, MD

Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Philip Nicol, MD

Very thorough and personable staff. Doctor Thomas has provided me with excellent care. I would highly recommend this practice.

Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Shawn Thomas, OD

Sep 28 2019

Review for Dr. Carl Sloan, MD

Sep 28 2019

Review for Dr. William Epperson, MD

Absolute best Doctor I have ever had ! I think he should stop trying to help people who are so ignorant that they would give him less than 5 stars ! I am 65 and have had a lot of Doctors !

in SurfsideBeach , SC - Sep 27 2019

Review for Dr. Terry Reardon, MD

Dr Karovan saved my life. I know God had his hand in it but I am so grateful for this Dr. Put your trust in him, you won’t regret it.

Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Karavan, MD

Dr. Kontos and his staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. They put you in a relaxed state of mind.

Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Jimmy Kontos, MD

in Little River, SC - Sep 21 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Karavan, MD

Dr. Maselli has always been professional and courteous. She listens to you, answers your questions and offers advice to help you, all without making you feel like you're rushed. She is very knowledgeable and friendly, so I would recommend her to anyone!

Sep 20 2019

Review for Dr. Lisa Maselli, MD

Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Joseph Ratliffe, MD

Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Lawrence Mann III, MD

in Pawleys Island, SC - Sep 14 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Malinics, DO

Sep 03 2019

Review for Dr. Mitchell Devlin, DO

Sep 01 2019

Review for Dr. Matthew Metz, MD

Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Brown, MD

Very prompt service. Just hope Dr Karavan never retires. He is one of the finest Doctors I have ever met. Even in emergencies always makes patients feel at ease

Aug 28 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Karavan, MD

Unethical. I was there for corneal evaluation and he tried to sell me $5000 ,cataract surgery!

Aug 28 2019

Review for Dr. Neil Griffin, MD

Aug 26 2019

Review for Dr. Jimmy Kontos, MD

Very pleased with Dr. Karavan, as well as entire office. He is very informative, takes time to explain everything and allows time for me to address my concerns with him.

Aug 25 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Karavan, MD

Aug 21 2019

Review for Dr. Farhana Malik, MD

Horrible. Poor diagnostic ability. Rushes through appointments. Arrogant and uncaring.

Aug 19 2019

Review for Dr. Brian Roberts, MD

My first visit with her after Dr Meeks left was wonderful so far so good

Aug 19 2019

Review for Dr. Lisa Maselli, MD

Aug 19 2019

Review for Dr. Mitchell Devlin, DO

Aug 17 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Register, DO

Aug 16 2019

Review for Dr. Solomon Jan, MD

Dr. Karavan & his staff are great. Very professional, courteous & efficient. I am particularly impressed by way this office keeps on schedule. No long periods of waiting past your scheduled appointment time, which is very rare in this area.

Aug 14 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Karavan, MD

Very kind, caring professional. Everything you would want in a doctor.

Aug 12 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Karavan, MD

Wonderful Lady with a great friendly personality. She is very knowledgeable. Listens and answers questions without making patients feel rushed. I would highly recommended Mrs. Shelly Rottner.

Aug 12 2019

Review for Michelle Rottner, FNP

Aug 11 2019

Review for Dr. Joseph Wood, MD

Ledy is such an easy going doctor, listens to you, has compassion, easy to understand and follow through with her advice. Totally recommend her to anyone who needs a new PCP. Can’t get much better anywhere.

Aug 09 2019

Review for Ledy Chestnut, PA-C

Dr. Raney just gives off a true feeling of caring about you, she is very personable and I feel very comfortable with her

Aug 09 2019

Review for Dr. Betty Raney, MD

Aug 07 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Rosner, MD

Dr Benz take as much time as we need. He explains everything in terms that are understandable. Extremely patient and kind. We highly recommend him.

Aug 05 2019

Review for Dr. Francis Benz, MD

Don't waste your time, he is not a good eye Dr. Plenty of good eye Dr's in the area, he is not one of them. Doesn't treat his patients or staff well.

Aug 04 2019

Review for Dr. Jonathan Ply, MD

Great physician ... !!! who is personable and thoroughly explains health related issues in layman's terms.

Jul 20 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Karavan, MD

very patient and listens. follows up on concerns. Wait times can be long (hours) but it is worth it.

Jul 20 2019

Review for Dr. Lawrence Mann III, MD

Dr. Raney has seen me for the past 4 years and she is great.

Jul 17 2019

Review for Dr. Betty Raney, MD

in Myrtle Beach, SC - Jul 16 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Karavan, MD

This doctor is the most wonderful OB/GYN I’ve ever had. She is caring, kind, gentle, warm and smart. Her office staff members are all very pleasant. The office feels clean and comfortable. I highly recommend this terrific physician!

Jul 08 2019

Review for Dr. Betty Raney, MD

Location

Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital

4070 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576