About Baptist Health Lexington

Baptist Health Lexington, an award-winning 434-bed acute and skilled care facility, is also known for medical research and education. It is one of the few hospitals in the nation to be designated as Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence four times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 

Specialized, comprehensive patient services include cancer care, heart and stroke care, women’s health (including mother and baby care), orthopedics, sleep disorders and rehabilitation.

Established in 1954 as Central Baptist, the hospital has more than 500 physicians on staff, representing more than 50 medical specialties.

Baptist Health offers many points of care throughout Lexington and in surrounding counties through a network of healthcare providers for patients – from Baptist Health Medical Group offices, Baptist Health Urgent Care, and Baptist Health Occupational Medicine.