Here we have a list of the best hospitals in Alabama – no fluff and no rambling explanations. We give you their main details and list rankings and some specialist services. You might be a patient looking for a highly rated hospital for your treatment – or you could be a nurse looking for a great place to work and further your nursing career.
Whatever your reason for searching – this list is a great place to start your research – but it is only a starting place. I recommend using it to select a few hospitals for further research. These are important decisions that need in depth research and analysis before you make any decisions.
Please remember to take a look at our Nurse Salary in Alabama page – see what nurses can earn across several specialties, and compare the figures to other states. Have a good look around!
1. University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital
619 19th Street South
This hospital is the best in Alabama state. It is nationally ranked in 6 adult specialties including cardiology and heart surgery, gynecology and rheumatology. It is also high performing in 5 adult specialties such as neurology and cancer. It is also high performing in 7 adult procedures and conditions including colon cancer surgery, heart failure and knee replacement.
2. Huntsville Hospital
101 Sivley Road SW
This hospital is not nationally ranked in any adult specialty however is high performing in 6 adult procedures and conditions that include aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
3. Princeton Baptist Medical Center
701 Princeton Avenue SW
This hospital is not nationally ranked or high performing in any adult specialty however it is the 3rd best hospital in Alabama and the 2nd best in Birmingham, Alabama. It is high performing in 3 adult conditions and procedures, COPD, colon cancer surgery and heart failure.
4. St Vincent’s Birmingham Hospital
810 St Vincent’s Drive
The 4th best hospital in Alabama, St Vincent’s is not nationally ranked or high performing in any adult specialty. This hospital is high performing in 4 adult procedures and conditions including hip replacement, knee replacement and heart failure.
5. Mobile Infirmary Medical Center
5 Mobile Infirmary Drive North
This hospital is not nationally ranked in anything however is high performing in 3 adult procedures and conditions, COPD, colon cancer surgery and heart failure. It is the 5th best hospital in Alabama.
6. Andalusia Health
849 South Three Notch Street
This hospital and the next 3 are not nationally ranked or high performing in any adult specialty or adult procedures and conditions however this hospital gets 3 out of 5 stars for patient experience.
7. Athens Limestone Hospital
700 West Market Street
Next on the list is Athens Limestone Hospital. This hospital is not ranked nationally in anything nor is it high performing in any adult procedures and conditions. This hospital also gets 3 out of 5 stars for patient experience.
8.Atmore Community Hospital
401 Medical Park Drive
Like the previous 2 hospitals, Atmore Community Hospital is not nationally ranked in any adult specialty, procedure or condition. For patient experience this hospital gets 4 out of 5 stars.
9. Baptist Medical Center East
400 Taylor Road
This is the last out of the top 10 hospitals to not be nationally ranked in anything or high performing in any procedure or condition.
10. Baptist Medical Center South
2105 East South Boulevard
This is the 10th best hospital in Alabama State. It is high performing in 2 adult procedures and conditions, those being COPD and heart failure.
That’s our list – remember to check back as we update the website regularly. Once again, use this list to start narrowing down your in depth research on the best hospitals in Alabama to suit your needs. Whether you plan to work there or to get treatment there – these are both serious decisions so dig deep and get it right first time.
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CRNA Schools in Alabama – for anyone considering training as a nurse anesthetist.
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