About Us

Greenville Health System (Prisma Health) is prepared to meet patients’ basic surgical needs as well as to provide the region with high-end tertiary surgical services; it represents one of the clinical treasures of the Southeast. There are surgical suites located at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greer Memorial Hospital, Hillcrest Memorial Hospital, Patewood Memorial Hospital, Cross Creek Surgical Center and Patewood Outpatient Center. For more information about our surgical services, or to refer a patient, please contact us today.

Message from the Chair

The Department of Surgery of Greenville Health System (Prisma Health) is a leader in patient care, investigative research and surgical education.  We comprise the largest department or group of board certified surgeons in South Carolina and offer ten divisions that include:

  • Acute care, trauma, and general Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic surgery, including minimally invasive cardiac and valve surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Minimally invasive and endocrine surgery, including laparoscopic and bariatric surgery
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Surgical oncology, including breast, thoracic, and advanced foregut surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive Surgery
  • Urology, including robotics
  • Vascular and endovascular surgery and medicine, including the Vein Center and Wound Care

All the surgical specialists in the Department of Surgery at Greenville Health System have advanced fellowship training and limit their clinical, educational and research efforts to their specialty of interest. The members of the Department of Surgery are actively involved in research and clinical trial programs to assure patients of the most up-to-date treatment modalities.

The current education programs involve training both medical students and surgical residents; this allows us to continue to train South Carolinas’ future physicians and surgeons. Prisma Health currently has residents in:

General Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Endovascular Surgery

Medicine
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Our team consistently strives to explore new areas of clinical expertise in order to train future surgeons.  It’s imperative that our surgeons remain academically active

through teaching, attending and presenting at regional and national surgical conferences and lecturing worldwide.   It is important to note that our surgeons are more than highly skilled doctors.  We explore the best surgical options in the broadest context of a patient’s overall health and life circumstances, treating each patient with the most individualized care possible.  Our patients receive the most current surgical therapy and quality results available. We do all this in the context of training the next generation of surgeons—a responsibility we take great pride.

It is our daily mission to “heal compassionately, teach innovatively, and improve constantly.”  The surgeons and professional staff of the Department of Surgery at Prisma Health are proud to live our mission everyday – by doing so; we continually strive to grow a healthier community.

Eugene Langan, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery
Greenville Health System

Mission Statement

Greenville Health System is a not-for-profit academic health organization committed to medical excellence through research and education and is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Hospital Organizations (JCAHO). Our five campuses provide integrated healthcare to communities across Greenville County and beyond through a tertiary referral and education center, community hospitals, a long term acute care hospital, nursing home, outpatient facilities and wellness centers.

Our Mission

Heal compassionately. Teach innovatively. Improve constantly.

Our Vision

Transform health care for the benefit of the people and communities we serve.

Our values

Compassion, respect, caring, honesty, integrity, and trust exhibited daily through communication, forward thinking, creativity, continually striving to improve, responsiveness, a willingness to change, education, research, and clinical quality.

Our Administrative Staff

Department of Surgery, Third Floor/Support Tower

701 Grove Road, Greenville, SC 29605
(864) 455-1337


Cindy Coffey
Director of Operations


Danny Satterfield
Director of Finance