For the quality healthcare that Paducah provides, Heartland residents regularly travel from four states, making us a regional healthcare hub. Our community boasts not one, but two state-of-the-art hospitals and a variety of specialized care, diagnostic and rehabilitation centers.
Baptist Health Paducah
Baptist Health Paducah, in addition to being recognized as one of the nation’s top 100 cardiovascular hospitals, is ranked nationally in the top 3 percent in breast imaging, the top 4 percent in coronary artery care, the top 5 percent in chest pain treatment and the top 15 percent in cancer care. Baptist Health Paducah contains the region’s only nationally recognized chest pain and stroke centers, da Vinci robotic surgery and neonatal intensive care unit.
Lourdes is part of Mercy Health, one of the largest Catholic healthcare ministries in the country. Lourdes’ faith-based Mission, values and promise form the cornerstones of its healthcare system. These bedrock beliefs unite its doctors, nurses and employees to strive to deliver the highest quality healthcare possible. Lourdes is home to the region’s largest multi-specialty physician network, Mercy Medical Associates, which consists of over 100 providers serving in over 30 locations throughout western Kentucky. Lourdes offers the following services: Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Primary Care, Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine, Behavioral Health, Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care, Sleep Disorders, Surgery, ENT, Urology, Gastroenterology, Pain Medicine, Radiology and Wound Care.