Norton Women's and Children's Hospital

4001 Dutchmans Ln.,
Louisville, KY 40207


Entry Points

  • Main Entrance in front of Hospital: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mon – Fri
  • Emergency Department: 24/7 daily located in front of the building
  • Pedways: Restrictions in place from pedways and medical office buildings
  • Staff: 24/7 daily at the following entry points that require an ID badge to accessPlaza 2 Entrance to Hospital
  • Plaza 3 Entrance to Hospital

About Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital is a full-service, 373-bed community hospital offering inpatient and outpatient medical/surgical care, full diagnostic services and 24-hour emergency care for adults and children. The hospital specializes in comprehensive cancer prevention, detection and treatment; orthopedics and bone health; pelvic health services; migraine treatment; breast health diagnostics; and surgical weight loss services.

For children, the hospital offers pediatric surgery, inpatient care including a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, sleep center, rehabilitation center and pediatric emergency services, plus specialized care for pediatric neurology, urology and gynecology patients. Through Norton Women’s Care, the hospital offers general and high-risk obstetric and gynecologic care, as well as a surgical unit with private rooms and specialized nursing care just for women.

The hospital has been a primary provider of obstetrical services in Kentucky for a number of years, delivering more than 6,000 babies annually. Norton Women’s & Children’s has achieved Orthopedic & Spine Center of Excellence designation from DNV for knee and hip replacement, and shoulder and spine surgery. It also is designated by DNV as an Acute Stroke Ready Center, offering comprehensive stroke intervention.

Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital also is designated by the Surgical Review Committee as a Center of Excellence in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, robotic surgery, surgical services and kidney stone management. It also is designated as an American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.


Emergency Department/Chest Pain Center

Hospital – Garden Tower
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Outpatient registration

Hospital main lobby, first floor
6  a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Adult Surgery Center/Pre-admission testing

Norton Medical Plaza 2 – St. Matthews, first floor
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, ground floor
6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

If arriving after hours, go to the Emergency Department registration area.

Cafeteria and Vending Areas

The Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital cafeteria is located on the ground floor of the hospital (beneath the main lobby).

6 to 10 a.m.

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Grilled to order
2 to 4 p.m.

4 to 7 p.m.

Weekends and Holidays:

7 to 10 a.m.

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Grilled to Order
2 to 4 p.m.

4 to 6 p.m.

Food and drink vending machines are located next to the cafeteria.

Starbucks and Seattle’s Best Coffee and snacks in the main lobby

Internet Access

Free Wi-Fi service is available.

Gift Shop

The gift shop is located on the first floor of the hospital. For more information, call (502) 893-1009.

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Noon to 5 p.m.

Pastoral Care

If chaplain services are needed, call (502) 893-1000.

The Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital chapel is located on the first floor of the Garden Tower. It is open 24 hours a day.


As a reminder, we offer FREE valet service from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday – Friday (except holidays), for patients and their guests visiting Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital. There are three valet stations: Main Entrance, Plaza 2 and Plaza 3.

After-hours keys can be picked up from the Security desk in the Emergency Department.

Schedule an Appointment

Select an appointment date and time from available spots listed below.