About UofL Hospital

As the academic hospital at the heart of the Louisville metro area, UofL Hospital is quite literally at the center of the latest developments in patient care. Our doctors, nurses and staff are pioneering the treatments that are shaping the future of health care.

The features of UofL Hospital – including a top-notch cancer center, renowned trauma team and uniquely streamlined, nationally accredited stroke center – are simply the latest innovations in our long history of world-class care. Our goal is not just to save lives and restore health, but get our patients back to enjoying their lives as fully and quickly as possible.

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I love working here because we are an elite group. Our nurses perform at 110 percent and are always prepared for the unexpected.
Frankie Parra, Emergency Department Educator
Frankie Parra

University of Louisville Hospital News Highlights

  • 07/18/2018
    “A Taste of Health” event will be held on Thursday, July 26, to thank nurses and other health care workers for their service to the community during…
  • 07/16/2018
    University of Louisville Hospital and community partners will be offering free hepatitis C screenings at 18 locations in Louisville and surrounding…
  • 07/10/2018
    A beloved high school basketball coach suffers cardiac arrest at practice. Alone with his players, they are forced to step in to help save his life…
  • 06/28/2018
    The Infection Prevention and Control Team at UofL Hospital developed a program emphasizing continual education, awareness, collaboration, and fun to…
  • 06/27/2018
    From the time a patient receives a prescription for a medication from their provider to the time they return for a follow-up visit, many things can…
  • 05/24/2018
    Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, and is a leading cause of disability. Rates of stroke are higher in Kentucky and…
  • 05/24/2018
    University of Louisville Hospital is launching a new class to educate soon-to-be grandparents on the latest infant care recommendations in…
  • 05/22/2018
    When a patient comes into the emergency room at University of Louisville Hospital with symptoms of a stroke, they benefit from a team of specially…
  • 05/11/2018
    The director of the Louisville Metro Health Department, Sarah Moyer, MD, MPH of UofL Physicians - Family Medicine, discusses Louisville's hepatitis A…
Surgery

Surgical Services

More than 12,000 surgery procedures are completed at UofL Hospital annually including simple procedures, such as gallbladder surgery and hernia repair, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to the most complex, including cancer treatment, vascular surgery and much more. Many of our procedures are minimally invasive, which means faster recovery, less scarring and quicker return to what matters most. In all, UofL Hospital has 18 operating rooms, including two featuring the da Vinci® Robot, and more than 40 multi-specialty surgeons who are also the teachers and researchers at UofL School of Medicine. Learn more about our Surgery Services