Norton Audubon Hospital is a 432-bed acute care hospital specializing in cardiac, cancer, surgical, pulmonary, neurology, orthopedic, vascular, emergency and diagnostic care. Norton Audubon Hospital is home to one of the largest and most comprehensive heart care programs in the Louisville region, having performed the world’s second artificial heart transplant in 1984 and, since that time, been recognized by the American College of Cardiology as a national leader in advances in chest pain and heart attack treatment. It also holds the region’s highest accreditation as a Chest Pain Center.
Norton Audubon Hospital holds The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval as a certified advanced Primary Stroke Center offering comprehensive stroke intervention.
Norton Audubon Hospital provides full inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services and special programs focused on joint care, critical care, geriatric services, sleep disorders, pain management, wound healing, vascular access and music therapy.
In 2016, Norton Audubon Hospital began a three-year construction and renovation project. When completed, the hospital will have 74 additional patient rooms. The project, with a total investment of more than $107 million, is expected to wrap up in 2019.