Children's Hospital

Birmingham Hospital

Overview

Children's of Alabama, based in Birmingham, is Alabama’s only not-for-profit healthcare system dedicated solely to pediatrics. It is comprised of the 275-bed Children's Hospital, founded in 1911, and a statewide network of 16 primary and specialty care offices that are served by more than 225 physicians. Children's is a research and teaching hospital for pediatric researchers and medical professors at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. It is also the headquarters for the Regional Poison Control Center and the Southeast Child Safety Institute. Children's Hospital houses the largest pediatric burn center in the southeastern US, a leading pediatric hematology/oncology center and a kidney dialysis center. Children's experiences an excess of 650,000 outpatient and 14,000 inpatient visits each year.

Services

Children's is home to the state's only Level I pediatric trauma center, the only pediatric renal care center, the largest pediatric burn center in the Southeast and is one of the largest pediatric outpatient centers in the nation. The UAB Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Children's Hospital is Alabama's single largest provider of specialized pediatric services for all forms of cancer, leukemia, brain and spinal cord tumors, hemophilia and other blood disorders and sickle cell diseases. Children's treats 95-percent of the children in Alabama diagnosed with childhood cancers and other blood disorders, and offers the only pediatric bone marrow transplant program in the state.

Children's is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The hospital was recently recognized for the excellence of its nursing care by achieving Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Children's celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2011.

Resources

Amelia Center 205-251-3430
Business Office 205-638-9139
Children's Harbor Family Center 205-638-6123
Children's South 205-638-4800
Clinic Appointment Desk 205-638-9141
Corporate Communications 205-638-6660
Daily Menu Line 205-638-9978
Food Services 205-638-9281
Foundation 205-638-9183
Gift Shop 205-638-9295
Information Desk 205-638-9111
Laboratory 205-638-9611
Language Services (Interpreters) 205-638-9191 
Lactation Center  205-638-6600
Motel/Hotel Information 205-638-3999
Pastoral Care (Chaplains) 205-638-9090
Patient Education 205-638-9377
Patient Representative 205-638-3999
Patient Scheduling 205-638-9122
Pharmacy 205-638-9641
Poison Control Center 800-222-1222
PT/OT 205-638-9645
PT/OT Park Place 205-638-6289
Physician Referral 205-638-9900
  800-504-9768
Radiology 205-638-9665
Rainbow Call Center 205-638-9241
Respiratory Therapy 205-638-9675
Ronald McDonald House Information 205-638-9684
Sunshine School 205-638-9651
Security 205-638-9682
Social Services 205-638-9684
Volunteer Services 205-638-9695

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