Be a Physician at Baptist Health Lexington
Baptist Health Lexington , a 391-bed tertiary care facility, is also a major medical research and education center. Established in 1954, Baptist Health Lexington is recognized for its excellence in heart care and cancer care, and the hospital’s Clinical Research Center conducts groundbreaking research in both fields as well as in several other disciplines.
Baptist Health Lexington continues to lead in maternity care, having delivered nearly 150,000 babies. The hospital operates six outlying outpatient centers, including locations in Georgetown, Nicholasville and Richmond.
The Leapfrog Group has awarded Baptist Health Lexington an “A” rating for safety, marking the third time in a row the hospital has earned the top score. Twice each year, the nonprofit healthcare ratings organization grades hospitals nationwide based on performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms.
Baptist Health Lexington has been distinguished three times as a Top Performer by The Joint Commission and has been named a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence three times.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Baptist Health Lexington #1 in Kentucky in both 2014 and 2015 in its Best Hospital rankings.
Locally, Baptist Health Lexington has been recognized for 10 years in a row as “Favorite Hospital” and “Favorite Place to Have a Baby” in the Readers’ Choice poll conducted by the Lexington Herald-Leader.
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