Advocate Health Care Teaching Hospitals and Medical Centers
Located in the northwest Chicago suburb of Park Ridge , Illinois , Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the most nationally recognized hospital in the greater north and northwest suburban region of Chicago . A 617-bed teaching, research and tertiary care facility, Level 1 trauma center, and one of the largest hospitals in the Chicago area, Lutheran General serves approximately 31,000 inpatients, 57,000 emergency patients and 192,000 outpatients each year. It is also home to Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital, one of the largest and most comprehensive providers of pediatric care in the state. The medical staff includes 1,000 physicians, dental surgeons and other professionals who have distinguished themselves throughout Chicagoland as clinicians, teachers, researchers and leaders in the health care industry.
Advocate Christ Medical Center is a 695-bed, not-for-profit teaching, research and referral medical center in Oak Lawn , Illinois . It also is home to , one of the most comprehensive providers of pediatric care in the state. The medical center is a leader in cardiology, pediatrics, surgical services, oncology, women’s services and emergency medicine. Christ Medical Center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, representing more than 60 specialties and subspecialties. Christ Medical Center also is a state-designated Level I trauma center, providing trauma patients with the most sophisticated emergency medical care. The emergency department treats more than 80,000 patients annually, including more trauma patients than any other Illinois hospital.
Located in the Lakeview neighborhood on the north side of Chicago , Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center is a 551-bed hospital designated as a Level I trauma center and Level III perinatal and obstetric center. Illinois Masonic features a comprehensive inpatient hospital, including a trauma center, medical, surgical, obstetrics and pediatric inpatient care services, and extensive cardiology program; outpatient services; and a professional office building. The medical staff consists of more than 1,000 physicians in a wide array of specialties. In a typical year, the physicians and highly skilled nursing staff care for more than 20,000 inpatients, 149,000 outpatients and 35,000 emergency patients, and handle 142,000 patient visits to primary care and specialty centers.