Providence Hospital is a full service, 349-bed medical/surgical facility accredited by The Joint Commission. Since its founding in 1854, Providence has been serving, caring for and healing the people of Mobile and surrounding areas. Our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to south Alabama and southeast Mississippi, with a special concern for persons who are poor and vulnerable.
Today, Providence Hospital is part of Ascension, the nation’s largest system of Catholic, not-for-profit healthcare facilities. Ascension was formed in 1999 when the Daughters of Charity National Health System joined with the Sisters of St. Joseph to create a new faith-based healthcare ministry. Since then, Providence Hospital has come together with our sister facilities in Ascension in order to combine new technologies and innovative treatments with a compassionate, healing environment. Ascension operates 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia.
Providence has been Mobile’s most preferred hospital for seventeen consecutive years and admits approximately 15,000 inpatients annually. Outpatient and emergency room registrations exceed 150,000 per year.
In 1987, in response to growth in western Mobile County, the hospital relocated to a 277-acre campus in west Mobile. All patient rooms are private, and none is more than nine feet from a nurse’s station. Specialized services offered at Providence include open-heart surgery, cardiac catheterization, cancer services, an obstetrics unit with labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum suites, a dedicated pediatrics unit, a freestanding rehabilitation and wellness center and a 100,000 square foot Outpatient Center with dedicated outpatient diagnostic services and surgical suites. The hospital’s 500-plus-member medical staff includes representatives from every major medical specialty and subspecialty, with more than 200 physicians located in offices on the campus.
For the name of a physician practicing at Providence Hospital, please visit our physician referral page or download our mobile app to your smart phone (iphone or android).