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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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

Doug Brewer Named the Citizens Baptist Medical Center CEO

Oct 31, 2016

Kate Darden
BHS Vice President, Marketing

Lindsey Allumbaugh
PR Manager, Tenet Southern Region

Doug Brewer 

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – October 31, 2016 – Citizens Baptist Medical Center is pleased to announce that Doug Brewer will be joining the administrative team as the new chief executive officer (CEO). In this position, Brewer is responsible for overseeing all areas of operations at Citizens Baptist Medical Center. He will begin his role at Citizens as of Monday, October 31st.

“Doug will be a great addition to the leadership team at Citizens Baptist Medical Center,” says Keith Parrott, President of Brookwood Baptist Health. “I am confident that he will continue the hospital’s reputation as a leading provider of trusted, high-quality care.”

He has more than 10 years of healthcare executive leadership experience. Brewer joined Brookwood Medical Center in September 2015, and has provided tremendous leadership to the cardiovascular service line as well as other key departments at the hospital. He joined the Brookwood Baptist Health system from his role as Chief Operating Officer of Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta, Ga. Prior to that, he held executive leadership positions for Select Medical Corporation and at Tenet Healthcare’s Sierra Providence Health Network in El Paso, a multi-hospital system similar to Brookwood Baptist Health.

Brewer earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Ok., and a master’s degree in business administration from Kutztown University in Kutztown, Pa. He is vice chair and an executive board member of the Brain Injury Association of America National Board of Directors and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.