As Med Center Health’s flagship hospital, The Medical Center at Bowling Green is the premier healthcare facility in Southcentral Kentucky. We offer the widest range of specialties and the strongest partnerships with the area’s most respected educational institutions. For instance, our campus is the site of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine – Bowling Green Campus, the first 4-year regional medical school in Kentucky.
Our physicians strive to maintain the highest-level accreditations and employ the most innovative approaches to healthcare. You simply won’t find a finer team of professionals anywhere, let alone right here, close to home.
Quality Care Since 1926
The Medical Center at Bowling Green is a 337-bed facility that has been providing high-quality healthcare services to the area since 1926. What began as City Hospital is now a broad-ranging healthcare company that serves the healthcare needs and improves the quality of life for communities throughout Southcentral Kentucky.
In 1984, Commonwealth Health Corporation (CHC) was formed as a not-for-profit holding company for The Medical Center at Bowling Green and other health-related businesses. Today, CHC is known as Med Center Health and is one of the largest employers in Southcentral Kentucky with more than 3,500 employees.
The Medical Center at Bowling Green Campus Map
The Medical Center at Bowling Green Café Cafe Menu June 26 – July 2
The Med Center Café
Located on the first floor, The Med Center Café offers a daily variety of entrees, grill items, sandwiches, snacks, beverages and more. Open seven days a week.
HOURS OF OPERATION
MONDAY – FRIDAY
Breakfast: 6:00 am – 10:00 am Lunch: 11:00 am – 3:30 pm Dinner: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Late: 10:30 pm – 1:00 am SATURDAY – SUNDAY
Breakfast: 6:30 am – 10:00 am Lunch: 11:00 am – 1:30 pm Parking
Free parking is available on campus for all patients and visitors. Review our maps and directions for parking and entrances for your specific destination. The Medical Center provides parking assistance at no charge for your convenience. For more information, call (270) 745-1212 or (270) 535-2236.
Free Valet Parking is available at the Main Entrance on Park Street, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For details, call (270) 745-1212.
For patient parking permits for the Cancer Treatment Center, see the receptionist at the Cancer Center.
Bowling Green offers southern hospitality at its finest. Discover more about the area, including the wide range of quality lodging options for out-of-town visitors.
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Lori’s Gifts, conveniently located in the main lobby of The Medical Center at Bowling Green, offers an assortment of merchandise. Shoppers may choose from a variety of gifts including fresh flowers, balloons, stuffed animals, figurines, home decor items, candles and lotions, and fashion clothing and jewelry – and make them extra special with an appropriate Hallmark card.
Long distance well-wishers and patients unable to leave their rooms are invited to use Lori’s Gifts’ delivery service. Purchases can be made by calling (270) 745-1623 or by visiting
HospitalGiftShop.com. Also Here Specialty Infusion Center
Monoclonal antibody infusions for COVID-19 patients is offered at the Specialty Infusion Center in The Medical Center at Bowling Green. If you have a doctor’s order for monoclonal antibody infusion and are scheduled for infusion therapy, please park in the Medical Arts Building parking lot off of High Street (see map below). Remain in your car and call 270-796-4585 for instructions about where to enter.
The Medical Center Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health Services
The Medical Center offers a safe and secure program for patients suffering from acute severe mental illness, such as major mood or anxiety disorders, or psychotic symptoms that may include life-threatening behavior. Our multi-disciplinary team provides individual, group, family and educational therapies as well as medication management.
A unique service of the Inpatient program is Special Care, a geriatric program designed primarily to meet the mental health needs of the elderly population, including complications caused by behavior or other medical problems.
Hours of Operation
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Medical Center at Bowling Green Cafeteria
Located on the first floor, The Medical Center Café offers a daily variety of entrees, grill items, sandwiches, snacks, beverages and more. Open seven days a week.
To learn what’s on the menu today, call
Vending machines are available 24/7 at the following locations:
• Inside the Dining Café — 1st floor
• Emergency Department Waiting Area — 1st floor D Tower • Labor & Delivery Waiting Area — 1st floor • Cath Lab Waiting Area (beverages only) — 2nd floor
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday Breakfast: 6:00 am - 10:00 am Lunch: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm Dinner: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Saturday - Sunday Breakfast: 6:30 am - 10:00 am Lunch: 11:00 am - 1:30 pm The Medical Center Cancer Treatment Center
The Medical Center Cancer Treatment Center is the most renowned cancer treatment facility in Southcentral Kentucky. State-of-the-art equipment, experience, comfortable surroundings, and complete patient and family services make us a leader in cancer care in this region.
Radiation Oncology, one of several components of the Cancer Center, has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation from the American College of Radiology. The accreditation is an acknowledgement of our achievement of high practice standards.
Hours of Operation
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation The Medical Center at Bowling Green
Med Center Health offers Cardiac Rehabilitation and Pulmonary Rehabilitation so residents of Southcentral Kentucky can gain greater independence in activities of daily living.
Cardiac Rehabilitation can help people who have suffered a heart attack or been diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease regain the fullness of their lives. Cardiac Rehabilitation is available to patients who are referred by a physician and whose medical records have been reviewed by our rehabilitation staff. Cardiac Rehabilitation often begins in the hospital after a heart attack, heart surgery or other heart procedure. Rehabilitation continues in our outpatient program after the patient is discharged from the hospital.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation is designed for individuals who are increasingly limited in their everyday activities due to lung disease and disorders including:
Environmental or occupational lung disease
Hours of Operation Chaplain Services
The Medical Center at Bowling Green provides a hospital chaplain to minister to the spiritual needs of patients, their families, and hospital staff. The chaplain visits with each new patient and follows up with patients and families who may need additional spiritual support and care. The chaplain is available to provide spiritual guidance, prayer, counseling and literature to aid anyone in need. The chaplain is also available to contact denominational leaders within the community for patient and family support.
The Medical Center at Bowling Green Diagnostic Imaging
The Medical Center at Bowling Green is accredited by the American College of Radiology and The Joint Commission. Radiologists are board certified and fellowship-trained in their respective specialties.
The Medical Center at Bowling Green Emergency Department
When you choose a Med Center Health Emergency Department, you’re getting highly-trained medical professionals paired with the latest diagnostic equipment. We will assess the emergency and begin treatment accurately and quickly in all of our facilities throughout Southcentral Kentucky. And we’re prepared for the many different kinds of emergencies that come up every day.
The Medical Center at Bowling Green Emergency Department is an Accredited Chest Pain Center and follows stringent protocols to ensure patients receive efficient and accurate treatment during the early stages of a heart attack. Using guidelines from both the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, we look for and treat the early signs of heart attack and stroke in patients. For this, The Medical Center at Bowling Green has also been awarded Primary Stroke Center Certification by The Joint Commission.
Hours of Operation
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Medical Center at Bowling Green Outpatient Laboratory
The Medical Center at Bowling Green Outpatient Laboratory is a full-service lab that is conveniently located on the first floor next to the Outpatient Department.
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday
After hours and on weekends, please contact The Medical Center at Bowling Green Laboratory at 270-745-1300.
The Medical Center at Bowling Green Rehabilitation Services
Rehabilitation Services at The Medical Center at Bowling Green is dedicated to helping you reach your recovery goals as quickly as possible with comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services for all your rehabilitation needs. Our licensed therapists and knowledgeable staff will develop a personalized treatment plan for you that will help get you back to your favorite daily activities.
Volunteers at The Medical Center at Bowling Green play a vital role in enhancing the quality of care given at our hospital. They brighten the day and provide companionship for our patients and their family members, as well as invaluable staff support services.
Identified by their blue smocks, volunteers are adult men and women of all ages and backgrounds. They contribute their time on either a regular or occasional basis; schedules are set to meet the needs of the volunteers and The Medical Center. Most volunteers donate a half day once a week.
A special volunteer summer program in June and July is available for teenagers age 14 to 17.
The basic qualifications necessary to be a volunteer are a caring attitude and an interest in helping others, dependability, a commitment to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our patients and the ability to give a minimum 100-hour time commitment within a year.
The rewards for volunteering are numerous: personal growth; opportunity to learn new skills, develop new interests and make new friends; and satisfaction that comes with helping others. Volunteers are recognized for the hours they serve and the contributions they make through an appreciation luncheon and other events.
If you are interested in volunteering at The Medical Center at Bowling Green, call 270-745-1579.