About the Hospital

Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, opened its doors in 1917 as the Aiken Hospital and Relief Society. Except for several years in the early 1920s, the hospital has provided quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Today, it is a 245-bed acute care facility offering a comprehensive range of specialties and services. 

Aiken Regional Medical Centers is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation. The medical staff includes more than 120 physicians representing a broad spectrum of specialties. More than 85 percent of the medical staff are board certified with many board certified in more than one specialty. Physicians believe in the value of care that is as personally responsive as it is technologically advanced.

Service Excellence

Physicians, Administration, Management, Associates and Volunteers at Aiken Regional Medical Centers believe in providing the highest level of service possible. Team members incorporate the Service Excellence philosophy into their everyday tasks. Our Service Excellence Standards:

  • Treat Everyone As A Guest
  • Demonstrate Professionalism and Excellence in the Things I do
  • Practice Teamwork

In addition to the over 900 associates employed at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, there are over 230 women and men who generously volunteer their time. The hospital auxiliary provides many services to patients and staff that are invaluable. They also award over $30,000 per year in scholarships to students at the University of South Carolina Aiken who are pursuing a degree in the field of medicine. Aiken Regional Medical Centers is located at 302 University Parkway, reach us at 803-641-5000.

Mission Statement

To provide quality healthcare services that:

  • Patients recommend to their families and friends
  • Physicians prefer for their patients
  • Purchasers select for their clients
  • Associates are proud of
  • Investors seek for long-term results
  • Supports the community's needs
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Vance Reynolds
Chief Executive Officer

Matt Merrifield
Chief Operating Officer

Cynthia Long
Chief Financial Officer

Ginger Hawkins
Chief Nurse Officer  

Sharon Hagan
Administrative Director of Business Development and Physician Services

Kristen Medlin
Administrative Director of Human Resources

Marie Burdett
Director of Quality and Risk Management

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Board of Governors

Timothy Dangerfield
Chairman of the Board
TD Consultants, LLC

James Dillon, MD
Vice Chairman of the Board

Vance Reynolds
CEO, Aiken Regional Medical Centers

James Boehner, MD

Kay Biermann Brohl
State of South Carolina - Ethics Commissioner

Marc Brickman, DO
Internal Medicine

Paul Dusenbury
President/CEO, Vista Bank 

Wayne Frei, MD
General Surgery

Ginger Hawkins, RN, CNO
Chief Nursing Officer, Aiken Regional Medical Centers

Thomas Hallman
Retired, University of South Carolina Aiken

Gerald Gordon, MD
Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease

Roger Leduc
Retired, City of Aiken Manager

Thomas P. Paxton, MD
Carolina Heart and Vascular Center

Douglas Stahura, DO
CSRA Renal Services

Chris Verenes
Security Federal Bank

Donna Wesby
SRS Employee Association

Robert Searles, DO
Chief of Staff
Carolina Radiological Associates

Beverly Clyburn
Retired, Aiken City Council Member

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Aiken Regional Medical Centers is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.          

Aiken Regional Medical Centers

302 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801

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