Children's of Alabama

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Children's of Alabama
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Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children
Location1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Coordinates33°30′20″N 86°48′22″W / 33.50556°N 86.80611°W / 33.50556; -86.80611Coordinates: 33°30′20″N 86°48′22″W / 33.50556°N 86.80611°W / 33.50556; -86.80611
Care systemPrivate
FundingNon-profit hospital
Hospital typePediatric Teaching
Affiliated universityUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham and
UAB Hospital
Beds332 beds
+ 48 NICU bassinets
HelipadYes (two)
ListsHospitals in Alabama

Children's of Alabama is a pediatric health system in Birmingham, Alabama. The system's main hospital is located on the city's Southside, with additional outpatient facilities and primary care centers throughout central Alabama. The addition of the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children to the main campus created the 'Russell campus', and makes it the third largest children's hospital in the United States.[1] It is home to the University of Alabama at Birmingham's pediatric residency program, giving it some traits of a teaching hospital. The hospital was founded in 1911.[2]


  1. ^ Toraine Norris (August 4, 2012). "Smooth transition helps patients move into Children's of Alabama Benjamin Russell Hospital". The Birmingham News. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "History of Children's of Alabama". Retrieved October 15, 2012.