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Welcome to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital


Children's Hospital LobbyStep inside Palmetto Health Children's Hospital and you'll immediately know you are surrounded by people who have dedicated their lives to caring for children. You'll find kid friendly features everywhere and a skilled team of pediatric professionals all located under one roof and sharing one goal — to provide coordinated, compassionate care to South Carolina's children and their families.

Every detail has been carefully considered so that you can focus on your child's well-being while a team of pediatric experts takes care of your child's medical needs. The state's first freestanding Children's Hospital offers family-centered patient rooms, playrooms. Family spaces make it easy for parents to stay close to their children throughout hospital stays and during outpatient treatments.   

This hospital, through the eyes of children, was designed as a bright, happy place that feels like home.

7 Richland Medical Park
Columbia, SC 29203
803-296-KIDS (5437)

News and Events

Rare ACL injury surgery at Children’s Hospital unites Orangeburg boy with his football hero

"My teammate and I both went up for the ball at the same time to try to get an interception,” said Chase. Chase’s knee and the other player’s knee collided. The boys landed in a heap on the ground. Read more 


Living with asthma

Asthma is a reversible obstructive lung disease in which a person’s breathing tubes are more sensitive than normal and can occasionally flare-up. In these flare-ups, called asthma attacks, the airways become swollen and more narrow, making it difficult to pass air in and out of the lungs. Read more