Palmetto Health opens new Raymond P.H. Bynoe, MD, Surgical Trauma Unit at Palmetto Health Richland

Posted on 10/30/2018

Unit cares for the most critically injured patients from Midlands and 16-county surrounding area


On Thursday, Nov. 1, Palmetto Health will open the new Raymond P.H. Bynoe, MD, Surgical Trauma Unit (STICU). The new private room, 18-bed STICU at Palmetto Health Richland’s Trauma Center will be the most technologically advanced ICU in South Carolina. The new unit will have several features designed to promote the healing of its patients.

The new unit, named after prominent trauma surgeon Raymond P.H. Bynoe, MD, who led the Trauma Team at Palmetto Health Richland for nearly 20 years, will continue the hospital’s legacy of caring for the most severely injured patients in the Midlands and 16-county surrounding area.

From 2016-17, the Trauma Center, the only Level I Trauma Center in the Midlands, cared for more than 3,600 trauma patients. Patients and their families will attend the event to thank their caregivers.

WHEN:                 Thursday, Nov. 1

TIME:                   10 a.m. 

Palmetto Health Richland, 6th Floor (Harden Street Extension side)
5 Richland Medical Park Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203

The Trauma Center also has the American College of Surgeons (ACS)-verified Level I Trauma Center designation, the highest-ranking status a hospital can achieve. Trauma team services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and include six critical care ambulances and an air ambulance with a specially trained crew.


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