Gardendale Freestanding Emergency Department

The UAB Medicine Freestanding Emergency Department on Mount Olive Road in Gardendale is a state-of-the-art facility, for both adult and pediatric patients, and is equipped to handle most medical emergencies, including heart attack, stroke, trauma, and much more. Adjacent to the Freestanding Emergency Department is a medical complex that features primary and specialty care services and a UAB Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic.

The Freestanding Emergency Department includes 13 exam and treatment rooms, one trauma room, two procedure rooms, and a secure holding area. It is staffed by board-certified emergency physicians, advanced practice providers (such as nurse practitioners, or NPs), registered nurses, and other medical professionals trained in providing emergency care. It also houses a full-service pharmacy, on-site laboratory and complete diagnostic imaging services.