Summerville, SC (August 24, 2020) – Brighton Park Emergency, a new freestanding ER with Trident Health, is now open and serving patients. The 10,800 square foot emergency room is located by the Nexton entrance off exit 199 on I-26 at 1626 N. Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483.
Brighton Park Emergency is a full-service ER complete with 11 patient rooms, imaging and lab services, as well as telemedicine services for stroke and behavioral health. It will be open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, offering around-the-clock radiology services and will be staffed by a team of board-certified emergency physicians, as well as specially trained nurses and staff, equipped to treat both adults and children.
Neal Shelley, MD and Brighton Park Emergency’s Emergency Services Medical Director, said, “When people experience a medical emergency, they want care that is accessible and provided by experienced physicians. The compassion and experience of our physicians, nurses and other clinicians is just one of the reasons Lowcountry families choose us for their emergency care.”
In 2019 more than 176,000 patients received emergency care at a Trident Health ER. Last year more emergency care was provided at a Trident Health ER and more pediatric emergency care was provided at Summerville Medical Center than at any other healthcare provider in the Lowcountry.
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About Trident Health
For more than 45 years staff and physicians at Trident Health have provided acute healthcare services to families in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. Services are provided through its two hospitals, Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center; two freestanding emergency departments, Moncks Corner Medical Center and Centre Pointe Emergency; and two urgent care centers, CareNow Urgent Care Goose Creek and CareNow Urgent Care North Charleston. Both hospitals have received top ranking as The Joint Commission Top Hospitals for Quality Performance and are The Joint Commission Certified for Advanced Heart Failure and Advanced Primary Stroke Centers. Trident Health is one of the South Carolina Lowcountry’s largest employers with more than 3,100 employees and has a medical staff of nearly 500 physicians. In 2019 it provided $47 million in uncompensated care and paid $33.5 million in local, state and federal taxes. To learn more about how Trident Health is growing to meet the needs of our growing region and how to join our team go to www.tridenthealthsystem.com.