Life serves up small emergencies that need immediate medical treatment, but not necessarily a trauma specialist. That’s when you need UAB Highlands.

Top reasons
to go to the Highlands ED

1. Prompt medical assistance
2. UAB faculty physicians on duty
3. Easily accessible, adjacent to the UAB campus
4. Open 24 hours
5. Convenient, free parking

Choose the Emergency Department at UAB Highlands to care for lacerations, fevers, fractures, sports-related and other general injuries to ensure that you receive the most prompt and efficient care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. UAB Highlands is located at 1201 11th Ave. South, and free parking is provided across the street.

“The UAB Highlands Emergency Department offers community-based emergency services practiced by faculty physicians. We are here to treat neighborhood residents and UAB students, employees and their families,” said Kathleen Bowen, M.D., the medical director of the Emergency Department at UAB Highlands.

UAB Highlands is a provider for the VIVA Health, and most major insurance coverage is accepted.

The Emergency Department at UAB Highlands is fully staffed for medical and surgical emergencies; however patients with major trauma, acute cardiac, stroke, critical illnesses or obstetrics needs are advised to seek care at University Hospital Emergency Department on Sixth Avenue at 19th Street South.