Lexington Medical Center
Lexington Medical Center provides a county-wide health care network which includes six community medical centers, two occupational health centers, more than 40 physician practices and the largest extended care facility in the state. LMC employs a staff of around 5,200 health care professionals; thus, one of the largest employers in Lexington County.
Lexington Medical Center is dedicated to improving the health of our community through the early detection and diagnosis of disease and illness. One vital way they achieve this is through the numerous health care assessments and screenings offered throughout the year. By providing this valuable service, Lexington Medical Center is helping lower health care costs, saving lives and improving the overall health of the community.
Striving for excellence in the cardiovascular unit, Lexington Medical Center will affiliate with Duke Medicine’s internationally recognized heart program, one of the world’s leading cardiovascular clinical research programs. Duke University Hospital is recognized as one of the top ten heart hospitals in the nation. Lexington Medical Center also possesses a distinguished Surgical Intensive Care Unit. In January 2012, it was announced that the facility had received the Gold Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses for outstanding patient care, outcomes and work environment. LMC is one of only eleven hospitals in the nation to receive this award.