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The best countertops make a statement in your home that other features cannot. You've worked hard to incorporate unique designs and flavors throughout your home, so why should your countertops be any different?

At Real Deal Countertops, we aspire to combine the beauty and durability of natural stone with unrivaled, personalized attention to all customers. With the highest quality materials and the most helpful customer service, we give our clients the opportunity to make informed decisions that they feel good about for years. Our story in the countertop fabrication and manufacturing industry began more than 19 years ago, when Rafael Quedevez started out as a sales representative in Massachusetts. Working his way up through the ranks, Rafael soon made his way to South Carolina to open and manage his own companies. In 2013, we created real Deal Countertops. Since that time, we are proud to have served more than 5,000 customers in South Carolina and beyond.

Our leadership team combines more than 40 years of experience in the home remodeling service industry. Always striving to create a better product for our customers, we use the latest in robotics technologies and the sharpest minds in the business to craft countertops of unparalleled quality. Unlike other countertop companies in Charleston, SC, we only source the finest stone slabs in the world.

At Real Deal Countertops, we offer a wide range of styles and materials to choose from, including:

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Quartzite

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Caesarstone

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Silestone

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Marble

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Sensa

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Pollar White

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Vicostone

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Quartz

We are committed to ensuring that granite, marble, and other unique, exotic stones are attainable to all who desire them. If you're in search of a trustworthy counter company with a team of knowledgeable, helpful experts, you have come to the right place!

Most Popular Countertops in Charleston, SC

Choosing the best countertops for your kitchen is an important decision, but it doesn't have to be a hard one. One of the best ways to narrow down your search is to find out what kind of countertop material you'd like to use. While it's true that material and style trends change over time, there are several counters that have always been top sellers.

Some of the most popular countertops we sell include:

Marble Countertops in Charleston, SC

There's no way around it - marble adds jaw-dropping beauty to just about any room and is known for its good looks. It is a dense stone that comes in many different hues like greens, browns, pinks, greys, whites, and more. While marble countertops often have otherworldly beauty, they can be susceptible to stains and cracks. Marble is also considered one of the most expensive counters to choose from, though the truth is marble comes in a wide range of qualities and prices.

  • Pros: Stunning beauty, plenty of beautiful choices.
  • Cons: Not always used in kitchens due to chance of staining.
  • Popular Colors: Portinari, Shadow Storm, Super White, Lumen, Calacatta Linconni, Nobulato Honned, Shadow, Grey Imperiale Honed.
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Granite Countertops in Charleston, SC

When it comes to popularity, granite countertops take the cake. Granite countertops usually contain a blend of quartz, feldspar, mica, and other minerals. Granite can add an edge of elegance and even a country-chic feel to your kitchen, making it a well-rounded stone. Granite is durable and scratch-resistant, though it can require sealing and DIY chip repair.

  • Pros: Luxurious, rich look featuring natural stone that is durable, heat resistant, and scratch-resistant.
  • Cons: Hard material that may require DIY chip repair and sealing.
  • Popular Colors: Blue Jeans, Creama Pearl, Alure, Galaxy White, Luna Pear, Steel Grey, Ubatuba, Oro Brazil.

Quartz Countertops in Charleston, SC

Quartz is a manufactured material that represents one of our favorite four-letter words: easy! If you're looking to add a high-end feel to your kitchen or bathroom, quartz is an excellent material to consider. Like granite, quartz countertops can add a decadent vibe to any room. Unlike granite, you may not have to seal quartz quite as often (if ever).

  • Pros: Quartz countertops come in plenty of colors to choose from and are easy to clean. They are also strong, scratch-resistant, and don't require sealing.
  • Cons: Quartz is not as heat resistant as other materials like granite counters. Sharp corners tend to crack, but that can be remedied with rounded corners.
  • Popular Colors: Noble Grey, Raw Concrete, Frosty Carrina, Shitake, Pebble, Pietra Grey, Sierra Madre, Arctic.
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Silestone Countertops in Charleston, SC

A manufactured material made from quartz crystals, Silestone countertops are equal parts gorgeous and practical. Known for being a durable, non-porous choice, Silestone is resistant to stains, scratches, and even some forms of bacteria. Homeowners who choose Silestone do so because they can get a high-end look without having to worry too much about maintenance. Silestone counters look great in many different homes, from contemporary abodes with modern accents to vintage-looking kitchens.

  • Pros: Silestone countertops are non-porous, meaning germs and bacteria can't lodge themselves inside this material. This makes Silestone counters great for kitchens and bathrooms alike. This material also comes in a wide variety of colors and resists scratches and chips. Overall, Silestone is an excellent choice if you want to make a solid long-term investment without much upkeep.
  • Cons: While Silestone is great if you're looking for a low-maintenance counter option, it can be sensitive to harsh chemicals like bleach and ammonia. Silestone is also not recommended for outdoor use since the resins used to make the material do not do well with UV light.
  • Popular Colors: Daria, Gray Expo, Lagoon, Calacatta Gold, Arctic, Blanco City, Gris Expo, Desert Silver

Quartzite Countertops in Charleston, SC

Not to be confused with quartz countertops, which are manmade, quartzite is a naturally occurring stone that is quarried much in the same way that granite is. If you're a fan of marble counters, quartzite mimics its looks without as much upkeep. Like granite, it is a very durable choice and adds an upscale feeling to almost any room you choose.

  • Pros: Since it doesn't require any special cleaners, quartzite looks great without much maintenance. When it gets dirty, soap and water should be all you need to clean. Quartzite is also a great long-term option since it doesn't wear down quickly at all.
  • Cons: Heat is required to form quartzite. However, you should avoid putting hot pots and pans on your quartzite countertops. Because quartzite comes in many different varieties, some forms of quartzite need to be sealed more often than others.
  • Popular Colors: Maya, Fusion, Locomotion, Callacata, Airy Concrete, Cocada White
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Which Countertop is Right for You?

If you're just beginning your search for new countertops, it can be a little overwhelming trying to whittle down your options. We've got good news - with over 19 years in the industry, our team of experts has learned a thing or two about countertops. When you come to the Real Deal Countertops showroom, one of our goals is to educate you about our products and your countertop options, so you can make an educated purchasing decision.

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How Will You Use Your Countertops in Charleston?

The first and perhaps most crucial part of your countertop choice should stem from how you and your family use your countertops. For example, if you have kids, your counters will probably see a lot of activity. Between standard eating times and "in-between" meals that teens are known for, your counters might double as food prep stations. As such, you might need a countertop material that is resistant to most food and beverage stains. If you own a rental property that sees a lot of foot traffic from strangers, you might want to consider an economical material that is also durable.

  • Do you cook a lot?
  • Do you host a lot of parties?
  • How long will you be living in your home?
  • How long will you be living in your home?
Once you figure out exactly how you'll be using your countertops, you can begin to narrow down your choices.
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How Much Upkeep Is Too Much?

Be realistic and honest with yourself about this question. Before you fall in love with how a countertop material looks, be sure you understand how much upkeep is needed. Some materials require more care, while others don't need much at all.

Keep these points in mind:
  • Materials like quartz only need to be wiped down occasionally.
  • Materials like granite, marble, and limestone will need to be sealed at least once a year.
  • Some materials may be durable but aren't stain resistant.

The bottom line is this: Assess the maintenance demands that come along with the materials you're looking at. Marble countertops in Charleston, SC are elegant, but if you'e unwilling to keep them looking their best, why bother buying the material?

You should be aware that most countertop materials will require some form of upkeep, even if it' minimal. To help keep your counters in pristine condition, consider these care and precaution tips:

  • Many common foods contain acids that will dull or even damage the surface of stone countertops.Use coasters to protect your counters, especially if you'e drinking something with citrus juices or alcohol.
  • Do not place scalding hot pots or pans directly on your countertops.
  • Use mats or trivets to place under hot dishes.
  • If you spill liquid on your countertops, blot the spill with a paper towel ASAP. Wiping the spill will cause it to spread.
  • Use mild soap and plain water to clean up stains.

Which Colors and Materials Match Your Home's Aesthetics?

For many homeowners, this question is almost always top-of-mind. After all, you want to choose colors and materials that fit well with other features in your home. When selecting your countertop materials, try to choose a tone that contrasts with your other amenities, like your cabinets. Don't go for a perfect match. As an example, black granite is a beautiful contrast to white cabinets.

Consider these questions when choosing your countertop materials:
  • Are there one or two colors that you love more than others?
  • Does your choice go well with the color of your kitchen's walls?
  • Do you want to switch up your kitchen's style or keep it the same?
  • Will you be painting your kitchen a different color in the future?
  • Will you be replacing your appliances soon?
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Real Deal Countertops Pro Tip:

Because your home's accessories and paint job may change with time, your countertops should have a versatile color. That way, you won't have problems matching them with new paint colors or appliances.

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Countertop Remodeling Done Right

At Real Deal Countertops, our #1 priority is your satisfaction. Unlike some countertop companies in Charleston, we make it a point to exceed our customer's expectations. We strive for excellence with every transaction we complete and pledge to faithfully implement innovative techniques to ensure that our products remain affordable. With the help of Real Deal Countertops, remodeling your kitchen and bath will be painless and easy.

The appearance of a kitchen or bath depends on the right countertop selection, proper fabrication, and expert installation. Are you interested in granite countertops in Charleston, SC? Maybe quartzite is a better choice for your family. Whatever you choose, know that our skilled installers and fabricators will make a template so that all custom pieces fit perfectly in your home.

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Latest News in Charleston, SC

Editorial: Since cities banned them, plastic bags have gotten stronger. Bans should too.

Four years ago, we urged residents and businesses along South Carolina’s coast to give up single-use plastic bags in favor of paper — or better still, reusable bags — because the flimsy plastic bags were more apt to reach the marshes, tidal rivers and ocean, where they pose a threat to marine life that gets tangled up or ingests them....

Four years ago, we urged residents and businesses along South Carolina’s coast to give up single-use plastic bags in favor of paper — or better still, reusable bags — because the flimsy plastic bags were more apt to reach the marshes, tidal rivers and ocean, where they pose a threat to marine life that gets tangled up or ingests them.

And we supported local governments’ new ordinances to encourage them to do just that. The city of Charleston and Charleston County enacted plastic bag bans that took effect on Jan. 1, 2020, following the lead of smaller beach towns and inland cities, although the COVID-19 pandemic delayed Charleston’s enforcement until that summer.

Unfortunately, a few large chain stores and other businesses opted to give their customers thicker plastic bags that they claimed were reusable, and in fact were for some uses, just as flimsier bags could be reused in certain cases.

Now, as The Post and Courier’s Toby Cox recently reported, Charleston City Council has begun to modify its plastic bag ban to close that loophole, banning bags with heat-infused handles. City Council members recently gave final approval to an amended ordinance that expands its ban to include these thicker bags, and it will take effect next July.

Sure, it takes a little while to get in the habit of bringing reusable bags to a store, just as it took homeowners a little while when Charleston County first asked them to place their recyclable materials in a separate blue bin rather than simply tossing them in the trash. But it helps us all by reducing the amount of money the county has to spend on space to dump all that waste into our landfills.

Other local governments should act to update and strengthen their plastic bag ordinances because we have evidence that they have worked. According to Ms. Cox’s report, data from the South Carolina Aquarium’s litter sweep show that plastic bags, foam and straws made up 25% of litter collected several years ago, but since those items were banned, they make up only 14%. And of the littered plastic bags found so far this year, many were the thicker variety. A local graduate student found the number of thin plastic bags decreased by 50% since the ban, while the number of thicker bags rose about 200%.

While the Legislature has debated bills that would preempt local governments from enacting bag bans, it has not passed any. And that should remain the case, as these bills are an affront to home rule and the notion that the government that governs closest governs best.

As environmental advocates have noted, plastic trash in coastal and inland waterways creates several problems, from visual blight to being consumed by marine organisms to breaking down into small particles that can erode the ecosystem, end up in our water supply and create other negative effects.

The vast majority of businesses — about 98% by one estimate, all but a few national chains — have complied with the spirit and letter of Charleston’s ban. It’s time to reach 100%.

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3 new Charleston-area restaurants opening; downtown dining venue changes name

An upscale Chinese restaurant that's been in the works for a few months on Charleston's upper peninsula is getting closer to opening while a new tapas cafe is in the works for Johns Island and a new pizzeria soon will open in Mount Pleasant.Xo Brasserie at 1090 Morrison Drive at The Morris office complex...

An upscale Chinese restaurant that's been in the works for a few months on Charleston's upper peninsula is getting closer to opening while a new tapas cafe is in the works for Johns Island and a new pizzeria soon will open in Mount Pleasant.

Xo Brasserie at 1090 Morrison Drive at The Morris office complex will offer Cantonese and Sichuan flavors when it tentatively launches a soft opening near the end of February, according to owner Herman Ng.

The restaurant space, on the bottom floor of a two-story building at Brigade Street and Morrison Drive, is in the final stages of construction.

On Johns Island, a short-lived alcoholic beverage shop is being reinvented into a tapas restaurant that will offer Mediterranean fare, small plates, wine and beer.

Roderick Groetzinger, a former Charleston food-and-beverage industry worker who launched Equal Parts Fine Spirits and Bottle Shop in 2022, is transforming the former retail shop into Bar Copa.

Groetzinger is looking for late March or early April to open the 1,600-square-foot venue at 3297 Maybank Highway at St. Johns Woods Parkway. The shop sits next to restaurant and sports bar The Natural in the relatively new St. Johns Square commercial development.

In Mount Pleasant, a new pizzeria is taking over the site where another pizza shop once operated.

Woodhaven Pizza plans to open Feb. 8 in the REI-anchored Indigo Square Shopping Center off Highway U.S. Highway 17 at Indigo Market Drive. It's taking the space where Blaze Pizza operated for a couple of years before closing in 2022. It then housed the short-lived Pasture & Grain, which closed last year.

Woodhaven will be open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. with extended hours on weekends. It also plans to open another location on Nexton Parkway in One Nexton. The site is still under construction and likely will open in the fall. The retail center is anchored by a future Publix supermarket.

Changing names

A downtown dining and entertainment venue that opened last year near the tourist district now has a new name.

The Peacock Charleston is the new moniker for the former Habit at 213 East Bay St., just south of the historic City Market. The Habit opened last August.

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The 12,000-square-foot, three-story establishment offers dining, cocktails, speakeasy, live performances and a rooftop bar.

"Our first six months have exceeded our expectations, as the city has embraced the experience we're presenting," co-owner Michelle Van Jura said. "We look forward to the next six months and beyond as we continue to provide Charlestonians and tourists a unique and unforgettable experience in our beloved city."

On the way

A major East Cooper shopping center is adding a medical component to its mix of retailers.

The Belk-anchored Mount Pleasant Towne Centre will welcome 4Ever Young Anti-Aging Solutions during the summer at 1704 Towne Centre Way near LensCrafters and Men's Wearhouse. It will be open weekdays and by appointment on Saturday.

The 2,000-square-foot facility is billed as a preventive health site and medical spa with a variety of services for women and men. It will be the first in South Carolina for the Florida-based company, which hopes to open two more Lowcountry locations during the next few years.

Gassing up

A Savannah-based convenience store chain now has 13 locations in the Charleston area.

Parker's Kitchen cut the ribbon Jan. 29 on its newest Lowcountry store at 8251 Palmetto Commerce Parkway at Weber Boulevard.

The North Charleston outlet is the company's 80th. Others in the works locally include a store on College Park Road that's tentatively set to open in March. Another is under construction at Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Ashley River Road in West Ashley and still another is on the books for Jedburg Road at Interstate 26 in Berkeley County.

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Gassing up II

A Charleston-based chain is nearing completion of a convenience store and gas station near Summerville, two years after the company first presented site plans.

Refuel tentatively plans to be open in April on the southeast corner of Orangeburg Road and U.S. Highway 78. The company bought the 2.32-acre parcel at 3305 W. 5th North St. in 2022 for $884,000, according to Dorchester County land records.

Refuel, with 215 locations across the Southeast from North Carolina to Texas, has several other stores in the Charleston area.

On the home front

The Charleston Home + Design Show is set for Feb. 2-4 at the Charleston Area Convention Center. Look for special events, promotions and several seminars with free admission 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 2, including the 6-9 p.m. design party. Admission is $9 on the weekend from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Parking is free.

The grand prize is a $2,000 furniture package from Seawah Furniture|Design. The winner will be selected Feb. 5. Go to CharlestonHomeandDesign.com for details.

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UNC Wilmington @ Charleston Matchups, Results & Stats

Head-To-HeadLast 10ATS7-1-24-6-0 Date Home Result ATS O/U Jan 20, '24 UNCW 78 - 69 UNCW -2.5 u155.5 Mar 07, '23 COFC ...

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Date Home Result ATS O/U
Jan 20, '24 UNCW 78 - 69 UNCW -2.5 u155.5
Mar 07, '23 COFC 63 - 58 UNCW 9.5 u141.5
Feb 08, '23 COFC 93 - 61 COFC -9.5 o144.5
Jan 11, '23 UNCW 71 - 69 Push 2.0 u146.0
Mar 07, '22 UNCW 60 - 57 UNCW 2.0 u147.5
Feb 12, '22 UNCW 85 - 79 UNCW -1.5 o149.5
Jan 17, '22 COFC 86 - 78 UNCW 7.5 o148.0
Feb 22, '20 UNCW 68 - 55 UNCW 6.0 u135.5
Jan 25, '20 COFC 72 - 70 UNCW 13.0 o134.0
Mar 02, '19 COFC 70 - 61 Push -9.0 u152.5

Offense vs Defense

OFFENSE Off. Rank Stat Def. Rank DEFENSE
45.5(143)FG%(240)44.5
27.9(91)FGM(306)27.4
61.2(85)FGA(297)61.6
35.6(99)3P%(271)34.6
8.6(81)3PM(267)8.0
24.1(97)3PA(232)23.0
76.0(36)FT%(120)70.1
16.6(36)FTM(107)12.3
21.9(67)FTA(118)17.5
League Avg.
44.1
25.9
58.7
33.5
7.4
22.0
71.1
13.4
18.8
OFFENSE Off. Rank Stat Def. Rank DEFENSE
32.0(215)REB(207)32.0
9.1(162)OREB(103)7.9
22.9(208)DREB(77)24.2
12.3(259)AST(111)12.0
8.7(2)TO(249)11.6
1.4(54)AST/TO(180)1.0
6.5(1)STL(287)6.6
2.6(166)BLK(242)3.4
League Avg.
32.1
8.8
23.3
13.2
12.2
1.1
6.7
3.4

Seeing stars: Lowcountry group offers free, weekly astronomy sessions

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - If you’re searching for something to do to help break up your week, look no further than Brittlebank Park.It’s the weekly meeting place for a group of astrological amateurs, better known as the Lowcountry Stargazers. You can find the group, and their wide assortment of spatial scopes, every Wednesday for a free trip to outer space.Cale Shipman has been with the group for many years, he says it’s easily the highlight of his week.“Especially when young people join us and we...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - If you’re searching for something to do to help break up your week, look no further than Brittlebank Park.

It’s the weekly meeting place for a group of astrological amateurs, better known as the Lowcountry Stargazers. You can find the group, and their wide assortment of spatial scopes, every Wednesday for a free trip to outer space.

Cale Shipman has been with the group for many years, he says it’s easily the highlight of his week.

“Especially when young people join us and we’re prepared, I usually bring a ladder because the telescopes tend to be a little bit taller than they are but when they climb the ladder and look through the eyepiece and they see the moon with all the craters or they see the rings going around Saturn or the moons of Jupiter,” Shipman said. “I gotta believe that I mean you throw this stuff out there some of it sticks some of it doesn’t, but you never know.”

In fact, Shipman found his love of astronomy from an early age in a similar way. He says it’s all thanks to Cub Scouts.

“I was in Cub Scouts and in the fourth grade when my den mother introduced us to astronomy, and her first assignment to us Cub Scouts was to learn the names of the planets in order… now, I can’t tell you what I had for breakfast this morning, but I can tell you what Mrs. Youcan taught me way back in the fourth grade,” Shipman said. “It’s funny how certain things will stick with you. So, we love to have young people come down and they’re intrigued with the telescopes. Even if they’ve never seen the moon before through a telescope. That’s a wow factor.”

For the young and old interested in astronomy, Shipman says the Lowcountry Stargazers offer a great, “try it before you buy it,” experience -- especially since most of the equipment they use is expensive.

“We tell people don’t buy anything, visit us first,” Shipman said. “And one of the things that a lot of people don’t realize is that the libraries here in Charleston County lend tabletop telescopes out. You check them out just like you would a book and you can do that I think from all the libraries here in the county, which is a wonderful way sure to just see if you like it first after hanging out with us for the evening.”

Even though Shipman and his fellow astronomers have been viewing the night sky for many years they still admit they learn something new on a weekly basis. They say it keeps the hobby interesting, and with so much to learn, they affectionately refer to themselves as amateurs.

“We’re absolutely amateurs! We have no professionals amongst us,” Shipman said. “I used to always think amateur kind of denoted a lower scale… until one of our members reminded me that the root of the word amateur is amor, which is Latin for love. So, we do it because we like to do it or we love to do it.”

And their love for the stars is something they hope to share with you.

“We are here every week for the people who are interested in telescopes, who maybe don’t have all the equipment themselves - just come down and we’re here every Wednesday night at Brittlebank and the first Saturday of every month we go down to Johns Island County Park. Mullet Hall Equestrian Park, it used to be called, but it’s a completely different night sky, you can see the constellations, and we’ll look at a lot of deep sky objects down at Johns Island County Park that we can’t necessarily see here.”

If you’re interested in getting in touch with Shipman, or the Lowcountry Stargazers you can find their group on Facebook.

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$2.4B deal buys 3 South Carolina hospitals, including Mount Pleasant facility

Listen to this articleThree area hospitals have been sold in a $2.4 billion deal to North Carolina-based Novant Health by the previous owner, Tenet Healthcare of Dallas, Texas.The sale of East Cooper Medical Center in Mount Pleasant, Hilton Head Hospital in Hilton Head and Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville includes the associated physician clinics and other operations, according to a news release from Novant Health.“We are beyond thrilled to w...

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Three area hospitals have been sold in a $2.4 billion deal to North Carolina-based Novant Health by the previous owner, Tenet Healthcare of Dallas, Texas.

The sale of East Cooper Medical Center in Mount Pleasant, Hilton Head Hospital in Hilton Head and Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville includes the associated physician clinics and other operations, according to a news release from Novant Health.

“We are beyond thrilled to welcome our new team members and grow our presence in South Carolina,” said Carl S. Armato, president and CEO, Novant Health, which is headquartered in Winston-Salem. “Novant Health’s long-term vision is to transform the health and wellness of these communities through expanded specialty services and clinical expertise. We are energized and united behind our cause to create a healthier future together by building connections with patients and clinicians in coastal South Carolina.”

The East Cooper Medical Center includes 15 physician clinics. Hilton Head Hospital includes the Bluffton Okatie Outpatient Center and 12 physician clinics. Coastal Carolina Hospital in Jasper County includes the Tidewatch Free-Standing Emergency Department in Bluffton, according to the news release.

Novant Health said continuity of care is a priority and appointments and procedures will continue as scheduled during the transition period.
“We are working closely with our new Novant Health team members to ensure a seamless transition for patients and team members,” Joel Taylor, market CEO of Hilton Head Regional Healthcare, said in the release. “We are eager to move forward together in support of our teams and know decisions will be made with our community’s needs at the forefront.”

“There’s a lot to be excited about when planning for our future,” Tyler Sherrill, CEO of East Cooper Medical Center, said in the release. “Novant Health is known for elevating clinician leadership to provide patients with a trusted health care experience through world-class technology, personal connections and convenient access to care.”

Tenet Health also owns a cluster of imaging centers and urgent care clinics in York, Rock Hill and Fort Mill, but those South Carolina properties were not part of the deal for the coastal hospitals.

“We understand that taking care of our patients starts with taking care of our people, so I’m delighted to join a leadership team that strives to not only be a healthc are provider of choice but also an employer of choice,” Ryan Lee, CEO of Coastal Carolina Hospital, said in the release. “I look forward to expanding the resources available to our team.”

Novant Health supports health and wellness programs in the community, including health education/screenings, community health workers and mobile cruisers. Each year, Novant Health provides hundreds of programs that serve patients, neighbors and some of their communities’ most vulnerable citizens, the company said in the release.

The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,900 physicians and more than 38,000 team members who provide care at more than 800 locations, the release said.

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