Brookwood Baptist Medical Center
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center is a 607-bed acute care facility in metro Birmingham, Alabama with over 2,500 employees. The hospital was founded in 1973 by a group of physicians that wanted to offer exceptional healthcare with high standards for quality and service. Brookwood Baptist offers a comprehensive range of clinical services including: OB/GYN in a newer fabulous state-of-the-art women’s facility, expansive orthopedic and general surgery programs, one of the state’s largest cardiology practices, a free standing emergency department, and expansive adult and geriatric psychiatry services. There are several comprehensive centers on campus as well to include: cancer, diagnostics, home health, sleep, and surgical weight loss. The hospital is conveniently located ten minutes from downtown, where the city is brimming with restaurants, music venues, greenways, a robust arts scene, nightlife, and shopping.
Almost 50 years since coming on the hospital scene in Birmingham, Brookwood Baptist’s commitment to exceptional health care remains the same. Home of Alabama’s first women’s hospital, Brookwood Baptist Medical Center is proud to hold numerous quality distinctions and awards for their care. Brookwood Baptist is committed to offering technology and programs that help improve the lives of our patients and community. We strive to set the standard for healthcare in our community.
More than 400 privately practicing physicians treat and refer patients to Brookwood Baptist Medical Center. Over 200 physicians practice in offices located in one of the four professional office buildings connected to the hospital. In addition to physicians, Brookwood Baptist touts a workforce of over 2,500 employees and volunteer staff that support the medical center.
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center is part of the Brookwood Baptist Health network. As one of Alabama’s largest employers, Brookwood Baptist Health (BBH) employs over 7,000 employees and approximately 1,146 affiliated physicians on five hospital campuses – Brookwood Baptist Medical Center (in Birmingham), Princeton Baptist Medical Center (in Birmingham), Shelby Baptist Medical Center (in Alabaster), Walker Baptist Medical Center (in Jasper) and Citizens Baptist Medical Center (in Talladega). The system also maintains one of Alabama’s largest networks of primary and specialty care clinics, with 77 locations statewide. The Brookwood Baptist Health mission is to empower our patients to achieve their best health through coordinated care, delivered at the right place at the right time. BBH is committed to reinventing the way healthcare is delivered by applying innovative solutions and technologies to advance safety, value, and convenience in each patient experience.
Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama with a population of 1.1 million people in the metropolitan area and offers easy access to Alabama’s Gulf Coast, or other major metropolitan cities like Nashville and Atlanta. The city offers excellent school systems, both public and private, a major college of medicine, golf courses, semi-pro sports teams, and multiple state and local parks.
As a large healthcare community, top ranked public schools are easily accessible for families in local suburbs around Birmingham, including Mountain Brook, Vestavia, Homewood, Hoover, Trussville, and more. For those preferring an urban setting, downtown lofts, condos, and apartments are available in and around downtown. Learn more about Birmingham at www.birminghamal.org