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.

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News & Announcements

Kevin Flynn Named Chief Strategy Officer of Brookwood Baptist Health System

Jan 3, 2020

Kevin FlynnBIRMINGHAM, ALA. - Jan 3, 2020 - Kevin Flynn has been named chief strategy officer (CSO) of the Brookwood Baptist Health System. Most recently, Flynn served as CSO of Princeton Baptist Medical Center with overall responsibility for strategic planning for the hospital and its service area. Since joining Princeton in 2018, Flynn has been instrumental in expanding one of Tenet Health’s largest robotic surgery programs and refortifying the hospital’s cardiac program.

Flynn is a seasoned healthcare administrator with more than 20 years of leadership experience in strategic planning, business development, operations and physician practice management. He previously served in leadership roles in hospitals and health systems in Alabama, Mississippi and Texas.

Flynn received his bachelor of science from the University of Alabama and earned his master of business administration and master of health administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. As well, he completed a fellowship in healthcare administration at Baylor Health Care System in Dallas.

According to Tim Puthoff, CEO, Brookwood Baptist Health System, “Over the past year, Kevin has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, along with an ability to develop and cultivate strong relationships. I am extremely confident this market-wide role will provide a platform for Kevin to expand his reach and help ensure our healthcare network is well positioned for future growth.”