With 941 licensed beds, Huntsville Hospital is one of the largest locally owned not-for-profit hospitals in the nation and the second largest health care system in Alabama. As a teaching facility for the University of Alabama-Birmingham’s School of Medicine, Huntsville Hospital helps train Family Medicine physicians and Internal Medicine physicians. We are a Level I Trauma Center and the Regional Referral Center for north Alabama and southern Tennessee.
Leading our health care team is a medical staff of more than 800 highly trained physicians who are supported by 5,500 hospital employees, including 2,500 nurses. Our facilities include Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children, an outpatient Medical Mall, Madison Hospital, Madison Medical Park, and a 70-bed rehabilitation hospital located on our campus.
Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children is a stand-alone facility dedicated to caring for women, infants, children, and adolescents with a dedicated Pediatric ER. The hospital offers the region’s most comprehensive and experienced maternal and child health programs. It was established in 2002 and is rated in the Top 50 Pediatric Programs in the nation. We have partnered with St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and have an affiliated Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic. We average around 5,000 births a year and around 700 admissions.
Huntsville is situated in the fastest growing major metropolitan area in Alabama, and with the highest per capita income in the southeast, Huntsville is the best place to live, learn and work. We are a community on the move with rich values and traditions while progressing with new ideas, exciting technologies and creative talents. Our community’s unique characteristics are a worldwide attraction and will certainly provide a place for you and your family to flourish. With a population of 400,000 in the metro area, we are a high-tech, family oriented, multi cultural community with excellent schools, dining and entertainment. Huntsville is nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains with an abundance of activities to do inside or out. Here is what the rest of the country is learning about us:
- “Huntsville: #1 BEST CITY” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine
- Madison County named the country’s Best Place to Live to Weather the Economy by Forbes
- Huntsville named one of the Top 50 Best Places to Raise Children in the U.S. by Business Week
- The City of Huntsville received Standard & Poor’s highest possible “AAA” bond rating for strength of the local economy
- Huntsville named in Forbes Top Ten Smartest Cities in the World