Alabama Hyperbaric

Chambers

STATESIDE EMERGENCY ZONES

Alabama

In the event of a decompression injury the emergency number to dial is '911' based on the where you are you will be assigned to the nearest hyperbaric facility.

For reference and information, the chambers in this state are listed below, in alphabetical order.

Albertville

Marshall Health System

256-894-6976

monoplace


Anniston

Regional Medical Center

256-741-6070

monoplace

 

Birmingham

Carraway Methodist Medical Center
Hyperbaric Medicine Department
1600 Carraway Blvd.
Birmingham, Alabama  35234

Department phone:205.502.5426
Emergencies:205.502.6000
Fax: 205.502.6360

Medical Director: Dr. Bobby Lewis
    E-mail: lewismd@uab.campus.mci.net
Clinical Coordinator: Helen Norvell
    E-mail: norvellh@mail.carraway.com
Senior Hyperbaric Technician: Keith Knight
     E-mail: hbotech@mail.carraway.com
Hyperbaric Case Manager: Donna Davis
Safety Director: Steve Tellyer

FACILITY:
Carraway Methodist Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center and has a Lifesaver helicopter program.  The Hyperbaric Medicine staff is available on a 24 hour basis, 7 days a week for emergencies.  The department serves as a regional referral center for the Divers Alert Network.

Birmingham

Princeton Baptist Medical Center

205-783-3727

monoplace

 

Dothan

Dothan Wound Care

321 Westgate Parkway, Suite 3

334-673-1490

multiplace

 

Huntsville

Huntsville Hospital East

911 Big Cove Road

256-265-1000

monoplace

 

Mobile

Springhill Medical Center

3719 Dauphin Street

Phone 24 hour: 251-344-9630

Phone chamber: 251-460-5259

Office: 251-460-5461

multiplace

 

Opelika

Wound Treatment Center

334-528-2319

monoplace


Tuscaloosa

DHC Regional Medical Center

809 University Blvd East

Phone 24 hour: 205-759-7101

monoplace

Source: Scuba-Doc.com

Diving Medicine Lore

Monoplace - A recompression chamber that has a capacity for only one person lying down. These are also known as 'coffin-chambers'

Multiplace - A recompression chamber that has a capacity for more than one person and usually permits a physician/medic to be in attendance from within.

Source: Scuba-Doc.com

*The chambers and physicians listed have no relationship with this web site and no guarantees of quality are offered or implied. The listings are for information only. This is a listing that I have developed for my personal use. Please be aware that these references are under no obligation at all to respond. It may be that not all of these physicians treat patients, but it is probable that they all may refer you to the appropriate service.

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