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

  • 07/19/2019
    Hepatitis C is the most common blood-borne infection in the United States. And Kentucky ranks first in new infections. Between 2004-2014, hepatitis C…
  • 07/19/2019
    UofL Hospital, UofL James Graham Brown Cancer Center, UofL Physicians and Kentucky Cancer Program are pleased to announce they will once again be a…
  • 06/14/2019
    The University of Louisville has notified Catholic Health Initiatives and its affiliate, KentuckyOne Health, that it is ending negotiations to…
  • 06/13/2019
    University of Louisville Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke…
  • 05/28/2019
    Molly O'Keefe, J'Aime Jennings, Michelle Broers, Jodi Wojcik-Marshall  As the only provider of burn wound care services in Kentucky and a larger 250-…
  • 05/17/2019
    We love our EMS and appreciate your service to our organization and our community.  Join us for a week full of food and fun!:   Monday, May 20 Pizza…
  • 05/10/2019
    UofL Hospital’s Nursing Education and Research Department offers a number of educational and leadership opportunities to our nurses and clinical…
  • 05/09/2019
    As the only adult Level 1 Trauma Center in the region, UofL Hospital will host several educational and outreach events in May for National Trauma…
  • 05/02/2019
    Just in time for the Kentucky Oaks, the University of Louisville Trager Institute has launched its own “OACS” – a new support group for those who…
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