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Thomas Hospital

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Receive Award-Winning Care at Thomas Hospital

Thomas Hospital, a state-of-the-art 189-bed facility, has served Baldwin County for 60 years. The main hospital campus is in Fairhope, Alabama, but the hospital also offers outpatient services at Thomas Medical Center in Daphne, Thomas Ambulatory Surgery Center in Fairhope and emergency and imaging services at Thomas Hospital Emergency in Malbis. Thomas Hospital offers a variety of healthcare services ranging from robotics, orthopedic and open-heart surgery, to cardiac rehab, pediatric therapy, and outpatient surgery. The hospital was named one of the top 100 hospitals in the nation by Women’s Choice for outpatient experience and has received numerous other awards, including Blue Cross Blue Shield distinction awards for cardiac care and knee and hip replacement* and the American Association of Critical Care Nursing Beacon Award for Excellence, based on the exceptional patient care and healthy work environment at the hospital's birth center and 2 North unit.

Our Facilities and Services

Thomas Hospital employs 1,100 staff and more than 200 physicians have privileges to practice at the hospital. It is the only hospital in Baldwin County with an open-heart surgery program and full-service electrophysiology program. Additionally, it is the first and only hospital in the county to offer Trans-Aortic Valve Replacement or TAVR.

In addition to being known for its state-of-the-art birth center, Thomas Hospital has a dedicated breast center and Baldwin County's only cancer program accredited by the Commission on Cancer. With the recent growth of the county, Thomas Hospital has continued to meet the healthcare needs of the community by opening Colony Rehabilitation Hospital, the area's only acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital, which is located on the third floor of Thomas Hospital.

Best Hospitals Women's Choice Award U.S. News High Performing Hospitals Award U.S. News High Performing Hospitals Award

Thomas Hospital Auxiliary offers health career scholarships to Baldwin County residents.

The Thomas Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to offer health career scholarships to Baldwin County residents pursuing degrees in healthcare. To be considered, applicants must be currently enrolled full time at an accredited college or university as juniors or seniors pursuing a bachelor’s degree, or in the last year of an associate degree program. Undergraduate students must provide official documentation of full-time enrollment from their schools. Graduate and medical school students are also eligible for this scholarship after they have completed their undergraduate studies and been accepted into a health career program. Acceptance letters into a health career program must be provided. Selection of the scholarship recipients is based on the applicants’ grades, financial need and community involvement. The completed application, official documentation of enrollment status, official transcripts from all colleges attended to the present time, a brief personal essay, and academic and personal references are required. Photos of applicants are also requested. All items must be received no later than April 28, 2023.

Health career scholarships awarded by the Thomas Hospital Auxiliary are made possible through proceeds from an art silent auction held in December; Auxiliary memorials; and monies made from the donations of used books to the Thomas Hospital Auxiliary. For more information about the Thomas Hospital Auxiliary’s Health Career Scholarship Program, please contact Chairperson Rusty Downey at or the Auxiliary office at 251-279-1686.

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*Thomas Hospital is designated as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Cardiac Care and Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, an independent licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) meet overall quality measures, developed with input from the medical community. A Local Blue Plan may require additional criteria for providers located in its own service area; for details, contact your Local Blue Plan. Blue Distinction Centers+ (BDC+) also meet cost measures that address consumers’ need for affordable healthcare. Each provider’s cost of care is evaluated using data from its Local Blue Plan. Providers in CA, ID, NY, PA, and WA may lie in two Local Blue Plans’ areas, resulting in two evaluations for cost of care; their own Local Blue Plans decide whether one or both cost of care evaluation(s) must meet BDC+ national criteria. National criteria for BDC and BDC+ are displayed on Individual outcomes may vary. For details on a provider’s in-network status or your own policy’s coverage, contact your Local Blue Plan and ask your provider before making an appointment. Neither Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association nor any Blue Plans are responsible for non-covered charges or other losses or damages resulting from Blue Distinction or other provider finder information or care received from Blue Distinction or other providers.

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