Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital
The Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital opened in summer 2017 to accommodate growing demand for outpatient health care services at UAB Medicine. It is located at 500 22nd Street South, just one block from The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital.
As an extension of The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, the Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital is dedicated to providing advanced health care services that are both compassionate and convenient for our patients and their families. The Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital houses multiple medical specialties and services, as listed below, along with a full-service laboratory:
Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital (provider-based clinics)*
- Internal Medicine/Primary Care (Internal Medicine I, II, and III)
- Radiology (X-ray only)
- Coumadin Clinic
- Cosmetic Dermatology & Laser
*Provider-based (or hospital-based) clinics are terms that Medicare uses to describe outpatient clinics that actually are part of a hospital. Basically, it means that the physician offices of certain clinics at the Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital are treated as departments of UAB Hospital. Patients who visit a provider-based clinic may receive two bills: one for the services provided by the physician and one for the services provided by the facility. In addition, Medicaid patients may be required to pay two co-payments for receiving care at provider-based clinics: one for the physician visit and one for the hospital visit. Depending on their insurance coverage, patients may pay more overall for outpatient services and procedures at provider-based clinics. Click here to learn more about provider-based clinics, including answers to frequently asked questions.
Convenient parking is located in the deck at 2100 6th Avenue South, which is adjacent to the Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital. The deck is connected by a weatherproof sky bridge to the second floor of both the Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital and The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital. The fee for parking increases according to time spent in the deck. Valet is available for $7.00 in front of in front of The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital and in front of the Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital. Patients with handicapped tags/license plates may self-park in the handicapped spaces at Whitaker for $5.00.