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

Walker Baptist Medical Center Nurse, Matt Davidson, RN Named Among Top 10 Nurses in Alabama

Sep 25, 2020

Matt-Davidson-200-x-250 Brookwood Baptist Health today announced Walker Baptist Medical Center nurse, Matthew Davidson, RN has been named among the top 10 nurses in Alabama by This is Alabama. A division of Alabama Media Group, This is Alabama honored the top 10 nurses at a virtual awards event broadcast on Sept. 24 via Facebook and YouTube.

During National Nurses Week in May, more than 500 nurses were nominated by patients, healthcare professionals and other nurses for the recognition. According to This is Alabama, a panel of healthcare leaders and the Alabama Nursing Association combined to identify the top 10 most inspiring nurses across the state and an additional 45 finalists.

When asked about his decision to become a nurse, Davidson said, "I am a Christian. I have always felt that God has drawn me to the career of nursing. He's definitely given me the gifts needed to care for my patients."

According to Walker Baptist Medical Center CEO, Mike Neuendorf, “Matt is a beloved member of our Walker Baptist family by his patients and peers alike. He embodies the ideals of a dedicated caregiver who takes a personal interest in providing every patient with the most skilled, compassionate care. His selfless service and strong character are among the many reasons he is so deserving of this award.”