UAB Gardendale Clinic

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Rendering of UAB Gardendale Clinic

The UAB Gardendale Clinic is a 65,100 square-foot 24-hour emergency clinic and medical office building operated by the UAB Medical Center at 960 Mount Olive Parkway off Mount Olive Road in Gardendale.

The clinic was designed by Sims Architectural Studio and constructed by Brasfield & Gorrie for $22 million. The medical office building was designed by Gresham Smith & Partners. Ground was broken in November 2017 and opening was scheduled for Spring 2019.

The 26,700 square-foot freestanding emergency clinic, operated as part of the UAB Hospital Emergency Department, provides a full range of emergency medicine services around the clock. The facility has an FAA-compliant heliport, advanced MRI/CT/X-ray imaging, 12 exam rooms, a bariatric lift, laboratory services, and a pharmacy.

The 38,400-square-foot, two-story medical office building offers primary care, obstetrics, gastrointestinal care, orthopedics, cardiology, neurology, neurosurgery, ophthalmology and specialty care programs. It features a diagnostic imaging suite, lab services, telemedicine and digital public interface kiosks.

The UAB Callahan Eye Hospital operates a 6,000 square foot clinic in the medical office building with access to pediatric, cornea, glaucoma and comprehensive eye care specialists. The eye clinic houses a state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging center and an optical store.

A groundbreaking ceremony for the complex was held on November 2, 2017. The facility was dedicated on Sunday January 13, 2019 and opened officially that Tuesday.