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Thomas Hospital

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About This Location

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, inpatient pediatrics, 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 pediatric inpatient unit staffed by highly qualified pediatric hospitalists. The Breast Center at Thomas Hospital is award winning and provides some of the most advanced technology to detect breast cancer in the region. Baldwin County's only cancer program accredited by the Commission on Cancer is located at Thomas Hospital. 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.

Pediatric Hospital Care

If your child is injured or sick, you can expect the very best assistance from the pediatric hospitalist team at Thomas Hospital. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, our pediatric hospitalists ensure that when your child needs admission to our hospital, they are getting constant and quality care. While seeing your child sick or injured can be frightening or overwhelming, Thomas Hospital’s pediatric hospitalists will provide the very best of care to your child to ensure that they can get back to growing again. Their goal to be the very first choice in pediatric medicine on the Gulf Coast.

*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.

Thomas Hospital Auxiliary seeks Junior Volunteers for summer program

The Thomas Hospital Auxiliary is seeking students to participate in their junior volunteer program this summer. This opportunity is offered to high school students between the ages 14 to 17 with at least a 3.0 grade point average who have an interest in volunteering at Thomas Hospital. The goals of the program are to help students explore possible healthcare careers and provide service to the community. Participants must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and provide a copy of their vaccination card or apply for an exemption. They are asked to complete health screenings, attend an orientation class, and then volunteer one four-hour shift per week for a minimum of four weeks between June 3 and July 26.

More details about the program are available in the Auxiliary Junior Volunteer program information 2024 document. Interested students must apply by clicking the link below. Applications and all required documentation must be submitted no later than WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10. Applications will not be accepted after this date. The number of openings for this program is limited, so students are strongly encouraged to apply early. For more information, please contact Manager of Volunteer Services Melita Willkie at 251-279-5525 or

Junior Volunteer Application

School Reference Form

Parental Consent Form

Thomas Hospital Auxiliary offers Health Career Scholarship 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.

Interested students must apply by clicking the link below. The completed online application, official documentation of enrollment status, official transcripts from all colleges attended to the present time, acceptance letter into a healthcare program, a brief personal essay, professional and personal reference letters, and photo of applicant are required. All items must be received no later than APRIL 26, 2024. For more information, please contact Manager of Volunteer Services Melita Willkie at 251-279-5525 or

Scholarship Application

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