St. Vincent's Health System | Ascension

Urgent care, in your neighborhood

When you need care for a minor illness or injury, our Ascension care teams at St. Vincent’s provide the compassionate, personalized care that you’ve come to expect.

Symptoms commonly treated in urgent care

Severe sore throat
Skin infections

Specialty care, when its needed

St. Vincent’s has doctors in many specialties to care for you and your family’s health concerns. To schedule a visit with a specialist at St. Vincent’s or to speak to a member of our team, call 205-668-5329


Urinary tract infections
Animal and insect bites

Ear or eye infections
Cuts that may need stitches

Sprains and strains
Upper respiratory tract infections
Minor burns

About St. Vincents

Ascension’s St. Vincent’s Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several healthcare facilities and employs more than 4,800 associates. Serving Birmingham for more than 118 years, we are a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. As a part of Ascension, we offer the resources of the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system. Learn more about St. Vincent’s Health System.


Primary care, close to home

Ascension care teams at St. Vincent's start by listening to better understand you and deliver the care that's right for you. By knowing you well, your primary care doctor can deliver personalized care to help you live a healthier life and reach your goals. Your doctor is your partner in health, from helping you recover from minor illness to managing chronic disease. And, your doctor can help you stay well by finding health problems early when they are most treatable.

Family Medicine
Care for the whole family, from kids to adults

Internal Medicine
Care specializing in adults, including prevention and treatment of adult health concerns

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Doctor examining patient.
Primary care, close to home.

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Online care, anytime, anywhere

Get the care you need from your home, office or on the go using your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Doctors are available all day every day to ensure the care you need can always fit into your schedule and your lifestyle. These visits are as secure and confidential as a face-to-face visit and protected by the same patient policy rules.

Why choose online care?

  • Quick – No driving, no parking and no waiting room
  • Convenient – Use your smartphone, tablet, or laptop from anywhere
  • Accessible – 24-7 access to a provider, available in all 50 states with no insurance required
Online care, anytime, anywhere.