Citizens Baptist Medical Center
Citizens Baptist Medical Center is a 122-bed acute care facility in Talladega, Alabama, which is 45 minutes from metro Birmingham and an hour and a half from Atlanta, Georgia. With over 300 employees and approximately 60 affiliated physicians, Citizens Baptist Medical Center offers a comprehensive range of clinical services including obstetrics/gynecology, general surgery, gastroenterology, ENT, orthopedics, cardiology, advanced imaging services and a hospitalist program. Citizens Baptist Medical Center joined the health ministry of the Baptist Health System of Alabama in 1992 and serves North Talladega County.
Citizens Baptist Medical Center is part of the Brookwood Baptist Health network. As one of Alabama’s largest employers, Brookwood Baptist Health (BBH) employs over 7,000 employees and approximately 1,146 affiliated physicians on five hospital campuses – Brookwood Baptist Medical Center (in Birmingham), Princeton Baptist Medical Center (in Birmingham), Shelby Baptist Medical Center (in Alabaster), Walker Baptist Medical Center (in Jasper) and Citizens Baptist Medical Center (in Talladega). The system also maintains one of Alabama’s largest networks of primary and specialty care clinics, with 77 locations statewide. The Brookwood Baptist Health mission is to empower our patients to achieve their best health through coordinated care, delivered at the right place at the right time. BBH is committed to reinventing the way health care is delivered by applying innovative solutions and technologies to advance safety, value, and convenience in each patient experience.
Talladega is home to the Talladega Superspeedway, which is a popular sports attraction in Alabama and draws in hundreds of thousands of fans to the racetrack each year. Cheaha State Park, Logan Martin Lake and local restaurants are also nearby.
One can also choose to live in metro Birmingham, which is 45 minutes from Talladega, AL. Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama with a population of 1.1 million people in the metropolitan area and offers easy access to Alabama’s Gulf Coast, or other major metropolitan cities like Nashville and Atlanta. The city offers excellent school systems, both public and private, a major college of medicine, golf courses, semi-pro sports teams, and multiple state and local parks. Learn more about Birmingham at www.birminghamal.org