Patients that would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average
UAB Hospital is a medical facility located in Birmingham, AL. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.
Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.Learn more about our awards methodology
Hospital Quality Awards
Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021, 2019)
Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions
America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality
Specialty Clinical Quality Awards
America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery
America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery
Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)
Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery
Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).Learn more about patient experience
Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
11% higher than the national average
Would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average
Communication with doctors
Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well
Communication with nurses
Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well
Communication about medicines
Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients
Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home
Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital
Responsiveness of hospital staff
Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff
Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night
Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean
Very thorough and concerned about patient's health.
Jun 16 2021
Review for Dr. Combs
Dr. Fisher basically saved my life when I went into anaphylaxis during a "simple" brain procedure. He was amazing, caring, and after over a week in ICU I bounced back quickly. Him and his staff eased my poor mom's mind and was with her while I was knocked out waiting to wake up. They are great!
PJ Jun 14 2021
Review for Dr. Fisher
Very understanding and great staff.
Comer Stockman Jun 08 2021
Review for Dr. Naranje
He does not participate in "aesthetic flat closure" technique recognized by the National Cancer Institute. All plastic surgeons should be willing to provide breast cancer patients with what they want, even if it does not include breast reconstruction. There are insurance coding options although I...
Jun 07 2021
Review for Dr. Fix
Words can not express how grateful we are to Dr. Selph. My daughter had a torn ureter and was in an extreme pain when she arrived at UAB. Dr. Selph was amazing! He gave my daughter her life back.
Robbie Bell (Erika Bell Turner) Jun 06 2021
Review for Dr. Selph
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