Hospitals

Hospitals

University of Louisville Hospital

The University of Louisville Hospital is the region’s only Level I Trauma Center and the primary teaching hospital for the University of Louisville School of Medicine. It is a 421 bed, acute care, tertiary medical center providing a full range of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency, and medical/surgical services. Approximately 12, 000 patients are admitted to the hospital annually, and more than 57,000 patients are treated in our Emergency Department each year. University Hospital’s Emergency Department serves as the primary site through which our residents rotate.  Cardiology, the Medical ICU, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedics, Surgical ICU, and Trauma Surgery compromise the off service rotations housed at this institution.

University Hospital, the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, and University Physicians Associates make up UofL Health Care, a founding member of KentuckyOne Health.  KentuckyOne is the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, comprising over 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana.

 

Kosair Children’s Hospital

For more than a century, Kosair Children's Hospital and its predecessor hospitals have cared for the children of Kentucky and Southern Indiana without regard to their families' ability to pay. Kosair Children's Hospital is Kentucky's only full-service, free-standing pediatric care facility dedicated exclusively to caring for children and is an advocate for the health and well-being of all children. The 263-bed hospital serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine.  Pediatric Emergency Medicine faculty will supervise Emergency Medicine residents’ training while on rotation in the Pediatric Emergency Department. In addition to emergency training, Kosair Children’s Hospital also sponsors a two week rotation in Pediatric Anesthesia for additional experience in pediatric airway management.

 

Jewish Hospital - Downtown

Jewish Hospital is a 462-bed, internationally renowned, high-tech tertiary referral center located in downtown Louisville, developing leading-edge advancements in a vast number of specialties and services.  Noted for numerous medical firsts in Kentucky, the nation and the world, Jewish Hospital is the site of the nation's first four hand transplants, and the world's first and second successful AbioCor™ Implantable Replacement Heart transplant. The hospital is federally designated to perform all five solid organ transplants - heart, lung, liver, kidney and pancreas.  Examples of the services located on the downtown Jewish Hospital Medical Campus include the Heart and Lung Center Institute, offering the most complete range of cardiovascular and pulmonary services available anywhere in the region, the Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center, the Transplant Center, the Neuroscience Institute, and a certified Stroke Center.  The Emergency Department is staffed by ABEM certified physicians and Emergency Medicine residents are given the opportunity to evaluate and treat a group of adult patients who have complex medical problems including cardiac and renal transplant patients.  Jewish Hospital Healthcare Services is also a founding member of KentuckyOne Health.

 

Medical Center Jewish South

Medical Center Jewish South opened in May 2006 to provide outpatient and emergency care, along with specialty physician services to fast-growing Bullitt County, which previously had been one of the most populated counties in Kentucky without full-time emergency care.  As a stand alone Emergency Department, Jewish South provides a unique opportunity for EM residents to experience community Emergency Medicine without the presence of any consultants.

 

Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center