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Advocate Medical Group Thoracic Surgery, Park Ridge, IL

Services & Specialties

  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Thoracotomy
  • Advanced Bronchoscopy
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Smoking Cessation Program
  • Diagnostic Testing

Conditions Treated

  • Lung cancer
  • Lung nodules
  • Mediastinal mass
  • Diseases of the pleura and pleural space
  • Diseases and tumors or the chest wall
  • Fractures of the ribs and sternum
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Benign esophageal disease
  • GERD
  • Hiatal

About Park Ridge, IL

Park Ridge is a picturesque suburb located 14 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, convenient to O'Hare Airport, major expressways, CTA and Metra trains allowing for an easy commute into the city while enjoying peaceful suburban living.  

Park Ridge is a prime residential community that retains its distinctive, small-town charm where “community” is a big part of this suburban town. The city’s vibrant Uptown shopping area includes the Metra station, Public Library and several parks featuring live musical concerts and special events are held in the summer. Throughout the city, quiet tree-lined streets, pleasing architecture, excellent schools, centrally located library and ample parks help make Park Ridge one of the most desirable family communities in the Chicago area.

Unique shops and a great selection of restaurants fill the Uptown area, where new buildings blend serenely with historic ones. The Uptown Park Ridge skyline is graced with cupolas, church spires and the 100-foot tower of the Art Deco Pickwick Theatre, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

In addition to the Uptown shopping area, Park Ridge offers other shopping and dining convenient to every neighborhood, including South Park, Village Green, the Dee Park area bordering Oakton Ave. and the Higgins Corridor bordering Chicago.

Park Ridge hosts a variety of businesses from privately owned to major corporations and is home to Lutheran General Hospital, a Level 1 trauma center, teaching hospital and part of Advocate Aurora Health -- the 10th largest not for profit health system in the country.