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Trident Medical Center

Trident Medical Center is a medical facility located in Charleston, SC. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, and more.

61%

Patient Experience Rating

3% lower than the national average

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2024)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial neurosurgery

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

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

5 ratings were better than expected

8 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

2024, 2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2024

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

2023

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024, 2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

2024

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024, 2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2024, 2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

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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65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

Equal to the national average

61%

Would definitely recommend

3% lower than the national average

Trident Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%75%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%74%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%53%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%57%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%46%47%

Trident Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%49%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%61%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Went to the ER this past weekend, in fear that I had something more serious going on. Turns out, I had a pulmonary embolism. Dr Clay was very thorough in making sure I felt comfortable in the treatment that was given, explained everything to me in detail, and assured me of my diagnosis. With the...

Very thorough doctor Jul 09 2024

Review for Dr. Lifton

My back required much work in 2006 & 2008. Now at almost 80 years old I am still doing everything I want & absolutely no pain!

Linda Sue Brady Jul 08 2024

Review for Dr. Bailey

The professional and caring way this doctor handles appointments. He explains everything entirely making sure his patients understands him. He truly cares about his patients.

Jul 04 2024

Review for Dr. Schell

Really liked Dr. Kinney. Didn't see her much because I go to my endocrinologist 2-4 times a year. However, after needing to see her today for an ear infection (or some problem), I was told that I was dropped after not seeing her for 3 years. No warning. No notice. She's not accepting new patients,...

Brian Jul 04 2024

Review for Dr. Kinney

He listened to what I said. He was very kind gave me a plan of action.

Shan Brown Jul 03 2024

Review for Dr. Schell

Location

Trident Medical Center

9330 Medical Plaza Dr, Charleston SC 29406

CallDirections

(843) 797-7000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Trident Medical Center located?

Trident Medical Center is located at 9330 Medical Plaza Dr, Charleston, SC 29406. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Trident Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Trident Medical Center has been awarded with America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™, and 8 more in the past two years.

Is Trident Medical Center highly rated with patients?

65% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Trident Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Trident Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Trident Medical Center profile..

How does Trident Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

Healthgrades provides detailed information on hospital safety and outcomes for patients. Click here to learn more about hospital safety.

Contact Us

9330 Medical Plaza Dr

Charleston, SC 29406

Directions

(843) 797-7000