About Baptist Health Paducah
Baptist Health Paducah is a regional medical and referral center, serving about 200,000 patients a year from four states. The hospital provides a full range of services, including cardiac and cancer care, diagnostic imaging, women’s and children’s services, surgery, emergency treatment, rehabilitation, transitional care, weight management and wound care. The main campus covers eight square blocks, plus off-site outpatient rehab, occupational medicine, primary care, school clinics, imaging and lab. Overall, Baptist Hospital Paducah offers 20 points of care to make healthcare more convenient for area residents.
Baptist Health Paducah has about 2,000 employees, making it one of the region’s largest employers; and about 260 physicians representing more than 40 medical specialties. The Baptist Health Foundation Paducah supports needed services, facilities and other areas of growth. The hospital opened in 1953 as Western Baptist Hospital and changed its name in early 2013, along with other facilities in Baptist Health, one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in Kentucky.
The hospital has earned Pathway to Excellence designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nursing Credentialing Center