UAB Medicine had a ribbon-cutting Tuesday for its new, expanded UAB Medicine Hoover Primary Care clinic, a 39,000 square-foot facility that will begin seeing patients Dec. 16.
The new facility is at 501 Emory Drive West in the Stadium Trace Village shopping center off Interstate 459 at Highway 150.
“UAB has had a medical presence in Hoover for more than 20 years, and we are excited to expand our ability to bring the expertise of UAB Medicine to Hoover and the southern part of Jefferson County,” said Will Ferniany, Ph.D., CEO of the UAB Health System.
In addition to adult primary care, the new facility will house additional medical specialties, including family medicine for patients of all ages, otolaryngology (ENT), OB/GYN and gastrointestinal surgery. It will also have podiatry services, urology, vascular surgery, breast health, and oral and maxillofacial surgery, in addition to an injection clinic.
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, with ophthalmologists on-site every day. The facility will also have an optical store.
The Primary and Specialty Care clinic will employ 60 people. Brasfield & Gorrie was the general contractor. Gresham, Smith and Partners was the architect.