Quick Facts

Children’s by the Numbers

  • Established in 1911
  • Licensed for 332 beds + 48 NICU bassinets
  • 4,000+ employees
  • 1,495 nurses
  • 195 affiliated physicians
  • 46 Fellows
  • 69 primary care physicians
  • 13,698 inpatient discharges in 2014
  • 653,926 outpatient visits
  • 64,075 emergency department visits
  • 22,541 total surgeries
  • Treated patients from every county in Alabama, 42 other states and 10 foreign countries
  • Listed among the best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for six consecutive years.
  • 750,000-square-feet expansion that opened in August 2012.