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

  • 04/04/2018
    Stroke care doesn’t end when you leave UofL Hospital, or even when you leave Louisville. UofL Hospital – Comprehensive Stroke Center is proud to…
  • 04/02/2018
    New parents whose babies are born prematurely or with health issues can now check on them 24 hours a day. UofL Hospital's  NICU is the first in the…
  • 03/23/2018
    In University of Louisville nursing student Ivone Adamenou’s native Togo, health access is impossible for many. “Even having the opportunity to…
  • 02/15/2018
    Visitors to a couple of waiting rooms at UofL Hospital now have access to an array of books courtesy of an Eagle Scout project. Michael Siebert, 17…
  • 01/30/2018
    March 31 is National Stop the Bleed Day. On Monday, March 26, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. UofL Hospital will offer a free day of training to anyone who is…
  • 01/04/2018
    UofL Hospital’s Center for Women & Infants will offer free pregnancy and infant care classes to the public throughout the year to help soon-to-be…
  • 01/02/2018
    The first baby born in Louisville on Jan. 1, 2018, was delivered at the UofL Center for Women & Infants at University of Louisville Hospital.…
  • 11/30/2017
    The best way to treat the flu is to prevent the flu with a vaccine. The flu is caused by a virus that is spread person to person by droplets produced…
  • 11/30/2017
    Putting action and investment behind commitment is evident at University of Louisville Hospital with two new technologies put into place that advance…
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