About Brookwood Baptist Health

We’re a community built on care.

Formerly Brookwood Medical Center and Baptist Health System, Brookwood Baptist Health unifies two of the largest resources for high-quality, affordable healthcare for the citizens of Central Alabama. With roots extending nearly a century, the network’s community of care is comprised of five acute care hospitals with more than 1,700 licensed beds: Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Walker Baptist Medical Center and Citizens Baptist Medical Center.

Brookwood Baptist Health also provides patients with the largest primary care network in the state, which includes approximately 60 primary and specialty care clinics; approximately 1,500 affiliated physicians; and nearly 7,300 employees. Through innovative and compassionate patient care, our collective effort will strengthen our mission to empower our communities to live happier, healthier lives.

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Taking Care of You

We customize treatments and services based on the needs of each patient, backed by a large network of resources, expertise, innovation and locations. When you come through our doors, you become part of our life and our stories. And by getting to know us, you’ll experience the compassion of doctors, nurses, therapists, and volunteers who are here because we love helping people. Your health matters to us. We’re a community built on care.

News & Announcements

Baptist Health System-Tenet Healthcare Create Joint Venture

Jun 23, 2015
RTT News – June 23 –Baptist Health System and Tenet Healthcare Corp. have signed a definitive agreement to create a joint venture that will operate a healthcare network serving Birmingham and central Alabama. The transaction is expected to be finalized in the third quarter of 2015. 

The new network will include all Baptist Health System hospitals, Tenet's Brookwood Medical Center and each organization's related businesses. Under the joint venture arrangement, Tenet will be the majority partner and will manage the network's operations. The new company will unite Baptist Health System's four hospitals - Citizens Baptist Medical Center, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Shelby Baptist Medical Center and Walker Baptist Medical Center - with Brookwood Medical Center. Parrott will become CEO of the joint venture, which will be overseen by a board composed of five representatives from Baptist and five representatives from Tenet.