Walker Baptist Medical Center
Walker Baptist Medical Center is a 267-bed acute care facility in Jasper, Alabama which is 35 minutes from metro Birmingham. Walker Baptist employs more than 600 staff members and 179 affiliated physicians. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of clinical services, including obstetrics/gynecology, expansive general surgery including robotics, adult and geriatric psychiatry services, orthopedics, urology, emergency services, a pain center, and advanced imaging.
Walker 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.
Jasper is home to Lewis Smith Lake, a large, recreational lake that’s perfect for fishing, swimming, and boating. The city also offers golf courses, parks, museums, and local dining.
One can also choose to live in metro Birmingham, which is 35 minutes from Walker Baptist Medical Center. 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