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UAB Callahan Eye Hospital | Birmingham, AL

Located at 1720 University Boulevard, The UAB Callahan Eye Hospital (CEH) is the state’s only facility dedicated to providing quality medical and surgical eye care to the people of Alabama and the Southeast. Callahan’s primary business consists of outpatient ophthalmology and ambulatory surgery, making it one of the busiest ophthalmology surgery centers in the country. Moreover, the hospital offers a 24-hour, 7 day a week eye emergency room and is the region’s only Level I Ocular Trauma Center.

Since its inception in 1963, Callahan’s dedication to preserving and restoring sight remains strong. With exceptional healthcare professionals, dedicated surgery suites, and state-of-the-art equipment, more than 70,000 surgical procedures have been performed at Callahan to date. The hospital offers nine superbly equipped ophthalmology operating rooms and provides the full spectrum of specialized eye care.

UAB Callahan Eye Hospital is also home to a comprehensive eye research program via partnership with the UAB Department of Ophthalmology and provides the state’s only (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, ACGME) accredited ophthalmology training program. 

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