Princeton Baptist Medical Center Celebrates 100 Years


 

Princeton Baptist Medical Center is celebrating its centennial year serving the Birmingham community. The hospital was the first of four Birmingham area Baptist hospitals and opened its doors in the West End community on January 20, 1922.

"We are proud to mark this milestone by reflecting on our hospital's legacy and embracing the exciting things that are in store for our team," said Princeton Baptist CEO Mike Neuendorf.

Birmingham Baptist Hospital, now known as Princeton Baptist, opened with 39 patients in house. Additionally, there were eleven more patients admitted that day. At that time, the facility was a 90-bed hospital. Now, Princeton is licensed for 505 beds.

Prior to being purchased by the Birmingham Baptist Association, it was the Birmingham Infirmary.

The hospital was built on Christian principles that are still present in daily hospital operations. The mission of Princeton Baptist is to extend the healing ministry of Christ through holistic, people-centered health care.

 
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