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

Women’s Medical Center at Brookwood Baptist Named Favorite Neonatal Intensive Care Unit by Birmingham Parent Magazine

Jul 1, 2021
NICU-SHOTBIRMINGHAM, ALA. - Women’s Medical Center at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center today was recognized by Birmingham Parent magazine’s 13th Annual Family Favorites Awards. Women’s Medical Center was selected by the readers of Birmingham Parent as Favorite Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

The July edition of Birmingham Parent highlights the 2021 Family Favorites, which was reader-driven. Birmingham Parent readers nominated all entrants in each category and selected the winners by popular vote.

family“We are honored to once again be recognized the Birmingham community as a favorite when it comes to women’s healthcare,” stated Brookwood Baptist Medical Center Women’s Medical Services Administrative Director, Shelly Addison, MSN, RN. “To be recognized for the high quality care we provide to babies requiring specialized medical care in our Level III NICU is a testament to the dedication and compassionate care of our physicians, nurses and staff.” 

According to the publication, Birmingham Parent hosts this annual award for the benefit of its readers as parents often rely on friends and family to tell them what is best, and the annual Family Favorites awards – the longest running contest of this type in the Birmingham area - is not only a great referral system, but also a great way to honor the best of the best!