Children's of Alabama Tour

Children's of Alabama

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  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Children's of Alabama

Children’s of Alabama is a free-standing, private, not-for-profit children’s hospital located in Birmingham’s Medical District. Numerous subspecialties are consistently ranked in the U.S. News and World Report. Children’s of Alabama offers comprehensive, multidisciplinary care by pairing with pediatricians in over a dozen medical offices across central Alabama. In 2018, Children’s of Alabama provided care for children from every county in Alabama, 42 other states, and 7 other countries.

Children's of Alabama Emergency Department

  • Children's of Alabama Emergency Department
  • Children's of Alabama Emergency Department
  • Children's of Alabama Emergency Department
  • Children's of Alabama Emergency Department
  • Children's of Alabama Emergency Department
  • Children's of Alabama Emergency Department
  • Children's of Alabama Emergency Department
  • Children's of Alabama Emergency Department

The Emergency Department (ED) at Children's of Alabama is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in Alabama. The ED has 53 rooms, four major resuscitation rooms, and a 4 bed unit for specialized care for psychiatric patients. They work in conjunction with the Regional Poison Control Center located within Children's of Alabama.

In 2019, there were 75,513 visits to the emergency department. 

Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors

  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors
  • Children's of Alabama PICU & Inpatient Floors

As the only free-standing pediatric hospital in Alabama, Children's of Alabama provides a diverse and extensive spectrum of medical expertise and services. Inpatient services are housed in the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children and the McWane Building. 

Between these two buildings, Children's of Alabama has 380 licensed beds and bassinets, 24 PICU beds, 20 CVICU beds and 26 step-down ICU beds. 

By the Numbers - 2019

15,130 inpatient admissions

A daily average census of 257

956 pediatric critical care transport

9 specialties ranked by U.S. News & World Report

  • Cancer

  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery

  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

  • Neonatology

  • Nephrology

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery

  • Orthopedics

  • Pulmonology

  • Urology

Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama

  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit & NICU at Children's of Alabama

The Women's and Infant Center (WIC) is home to the Regional Neonatal ICU (RNICU) and Newborn Nursery.

The RNICU is the only Level IV NICU in Alabama. The RNICU has 56 private rooms able to accommodate 63 babies, including special rooms for twins and triplets. The WIC also houses UAB’s Continuing Care Nursery (CCN), a step-down unit with 60 private rooms for the extended care necessary once a baby is well enough to leave the RNICU.

The NICU at The Children's Hospital of Alabama is a Level III, 48 bed unit that includes 4 ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) beds, the only ECMO beds in the state.

University Hospital

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  • University Hospital
  • University Hospital

UAB Hospital is the centerpiece of the UAB Health System. It is located in Birmingham’s Medical District. Situated among major research centers and clinics, UAB Hospital, a 1,157 bed facility, provides patients with a complete range of primary and specialty care services, as well as the most up-to-date treatments and innovations in health care. UAB Hospital’s faculty and staff are committed to providing world-class care for a diverse population of patients throughout Alabama and the surrounding states.

Veteran's Administration Hospital

Veteran's Administration Hospital

The Birmingham Veteran's Administration Medical Center (BVAMC) is a 313-bed, acute care, tertiary facility located in Birmingham’s Medical District serving veterans from across the state as well as veterans from neighboring states. Most staff physicians have joint appointments with the VA and its primary affiliation, UAB Hospital.