Welcome to UofL Health – UofL Hospital
UofL Health - UofL Hospital is an academic teaching and research hospital, located in the heart of the Louisville Metro area in downtown Louisville. Part of the downtown medical campus, 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.
UofL Hospital offers the only Level I trauma center for adults in the region, a uniquely streamlined, nationally accredited stroke center, Kentucky's only dedicated adult burn center and a second-to-none cancer center.
Our world-renowned trauma center admits more than 3,000 patients each year, including 1,500 patients a year who live outside Jefferson County and its surrounding counties — making it a resource not only for Louisville residents, but also for people throughout Kentuckiana.
UofL Hospital also includes UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center, with multidisciplinary teams specializing in treating cancers of the blood and bone marrow, breast, head and neck, lungs and skin, as well as the central nervous system (brain and spine), gastrointestinal, genitourinary and reproductive systems.
Our goal is not just to save lives and restore health, but to get our patients back to enjoying their lives as fully and quickly as possible.
Call 502-562-3000 to learn more.
Awards and recognition
The UofL Health - UofL Hospital - Comprehensive Stroke Center achieved the highest recognition with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, receiving the Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Award for the last 14 years. The recognition is awarded for meeting performance guidelines for the treatment and management of stroke patients from hospital admission to discharge.
- Target Stroke Honor Roll (2012-2016)
- AHA Gold Plus Award (2007-2020)
- Target Stroke Elite Plus Award (2015-2021)
Trauma Survivor Stories
The team at the Trauma Center at UofL Hospital cared for more than 3,600 patients last year. Two of those patients share their journeys from tragedy to triumph.