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St. Joseph's/Candler Bluffton Campus now open at Buckwalter Place

However, visitor restrictions are in place due to COVID-19

South Carolina's Low Country residents now have access to high-tech medical services all under one roof with the opening of the St. Joseph's/Candler Bluffton Campus at Buckwalter Place. St. Joseph's/Candler - Bluffton Campus

This regional campus combines access, convenience and breakthrough medical technology to create a warm, inviting and personal patient experience. Additionally, our new campus features professional Guest Service Agents to provide an unparalleled level of concierge service.

Our location is:

100 Buckwalter Place Blvd.,
Bluffton, SC 29910

Visitation Restrictions due to COVID-19

In order to contain the strain of COVID-19 and to provide the safest possible environment for our patients, St. Joseph's/Candler is closely following all CDC guidelines and implementing strict screening requirements and visitor restrictions.

Therefore, no visitors will be allowed at any of our LCRP locations, including our Bluffton Campus.

Patients will be screened through a questionnaire. Please be prepared to:

  • Answer questions about your travel history
  • State if you are experiencing any respiratory symptoms (cough, shortness of breath)
  • State if you have a fever
  • Tell us of any recent contact with an ill traveler or someone exposed to a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patient

Additionally, we are implementing temperature checks on patients at all LCRP locations. Security and a clinical screening team will continue to be stationed in the front lobbies of all LCRP locations.

About our Bluffton Campus

St. Joseph's/Candler's new regional medical campus, located in the heart of Buckwalter Place, greatly expands access to high-quality healthcare services and state-of-the-art medical technology to a rapidly growing community.

St. Joseph's/Candler Bluffton Campus

Phase One of the new complex has an emphasis on oncology and a significant expansion of both our medical and radiation oncology services. The new facility offers state-of-the-art medical equipment and features a linear accelerator for advanced radiation treatments, virtually eliminating the need for cancer patients to travel to Savannah for cancer care.

Phase 1 of the project offers services to patients including: 

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Infusion Services
  • PET-CT
  • Visiting physician specialists
  • Dietary/nutritional services
  • Social workers
  • Patient navigators
  • Financial navigators

The building itself also offers patients and visitors many calming and soothing surroundings to escape the daily stress of life including:

  • Serenity Garden
  • Devotional Chapel
  • Historical stained glass pieces
  • Healing fountain
  • Encased waterfall
  • Photographic images of the region

St. Joseph's/Candler's commitment to the Low County

Bluffton is one of the fastest growing communities in the nation, expanding by more than 40 percent since 2010. Because of this incredible growth, the demand for convenient, technologically-advanced medical care is growing also.

St. Joseph's/Candler Bluffton Campus

St. Joseph’s/Candler has provided medical services in Bluffton and Hilton Head for more than 17 years. Our new campus consolidates many of those medical services in one location that is at the center of growth in the Bluffton market. 

The centrally located 40,000-square-foot campus is being built in two major phases over six years and will employ a total of 63 people with an estimated annual payroll of $6.6 million. With an initial financial investment of $33.5 million (phase one), the campus is another shining example of St. Joseph's/Candler's long-standing commitment to helping the residents of the South Carolina Low Country live smarter and healthier lives.

Phase II of our new campus will also expand our primary care, specialty care, imaging and other vital medical services to better serve our patient's needs. Phase II will include:

  • Primary Care Services
  • Imaging Services
  • Expansion of specialty clinic services
  • Enhancement of other SJ/C services currently located in the Bluffton community
  • Additional new outpatient services in order to continue growing with the Bluffton community

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