UAB Medicine Hoover

2321 Highway 150
Hoover, AL 35244

Many people are not aware that UAB Medicine offers primary care services at neighborhood clinics around Birmingham in addition to The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital. These convenient clinics are located at UAB Hospital-Highlands on Birmingham’s Southside, and in the Inverness, Gardendale, Hoover, and Moody communities.

In addition, the UAB Urgent Care Clinic in downtown Birmingham is open for non-emergency and non-catastrophic medical conditions. All UAB clinics are staffed by experienced and sensitive doctors, nurses, and staff, and are backed by the full resources of the renowned UAB medical complex.

Lisha Thornton, MD
Anisa S. Ssengoba-Ubogu, MD
Marina Brainin, MD

After Hours and Emergencies 

In case of an after-hours emergency, please call 205.989.7254 and follow the prompts to page a physician. If it is an urgent medical emergency, call 911.

What to Bring with You
When you come to your appointment, please bring your insurance card, a photo ID, bottles of any prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and dietary supplements that you are currently taking, and any pertinent medical information from other health care providers.

Payment Information
Your insurance co-pay is expected at the time of your visit. If you are a private-pay patient, full payment is expected upon completion of your appointment. Our financial counselors are available to all patients to discuss any problems or special circumstances.
It is our policy to file insurance claims with Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, Medicaid, UAB VIVA, and VIVA Health, as well as most other insurance providers. When you call for an appointment, we will verify your coverage.

Labs/Test Results
Please allow two to four weeks from the time of any lab or other tests to be completely processed. You will be notified of any normal test results either by telephone, mail, or at your next office visit. Any important abnormal lab or test values will be relayed to you by your physician as soon as the results are obtained.

To obtain a refill for any medications prescribed by this clinic, please call (205) 989-7254 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Please have your pharmacy telephone number available to provide to our staff. Allow 24 to 48 hours for routine prescriptions to be filled. We suggest calling your drugstore prior to pick-up to make sure your medication is ready.

Patients with Limitations
Patients visiting the UAB Health Center-Hoover, located on the back of the building, may take advantage of ample free parking. A wheelchair ramp is available.

myUABMedicine Patient Portal
myUABMedicine is a free online patient portal for patients of UAB Medicine that offers secure online access to your personal health information and communication with your UAB health care providers. Signing up is easy. To learn more about myUABMedicine Patient Portal and to request an invitation to sign up, visit