UAB Callahan Eye Hospital Patient Guide Callahan Patient Guide 2018_Revised - Page 6

WHY UAB CALLAHAN EYE HOSPITAL? For more than 50 years, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital has been recognized nationally and internationally for treating eye trauma, providing outstanding and innovative patient care, and for the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences’ innovative research into eye disease. Our outstanding services and accomplishments include: • One of the few facilities in the world entirely dedicated to advancements in ophthalmology • One of the busiest eye centers in the nation • One of only three Level 1 Ocular Trauma Centers in the U.S. with a 24/7 eye emergency department • The only dedicated facility in Alabama specializing in diagnosis and treatment of the eye • 16 operating rooms devoted to your care • Award-winning facility for both patient and employee satisfaction, receiving prestigious Press Ganey awards multiple years • Consistently recognized as one of the “100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by Becker’s Hospital Review • The UAB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is ranked in the top 10 of nationally ranked ophthalmology departments in the amount of funding it receives from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2 UAB Callahan Eye Hospital