University of Chicago Medical Center

Badge: nationally ranked Nationally Ranked Hospital

Ranked #3 in Illinois

Ranked #3 in Chicago metro area

University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, IL is ranked nationally in 2 adult and 4 pediatric specialties. It was also high-performing in 10 adult specialties, as shown below. University of Chicago Medical Center is a 558-bed general medical and surgical facility with 22,797 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 11,017 annual inpatient and 10,170 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 74,359 visits. University of Chicago Medical Center is a teaching hospital.

U.S. News included the following facilities in evaluating University of Chicago Medical Center:

University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital in pediatrics.

Adult Specialties

This hospital was among 147 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,806 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.

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Pediatric Specialties

This hospital was one of 87 facilities that made the rankings in at least one of the 10 specialties analyzed for the 2013-14 Best Children's Hospitals.

Nationally Ranked

Patient Satisfaction

Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and nationally.


Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:

State Average
National Average
Probably or definitely not
State Average
National Average

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For more about this hospital, see hospital details. The information shown is provided by the American Hospital Association, which compiles data on all U.S. hospitals through an annual survey and from other sources. Hospital ownership, number of doctors and nurses, volume of births and ER visits, and available services such as sports medicine are just a few examples of data collected by the AHA. Find out more at

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Affiliated Hospitals or Services

Location & Contact Information

University of Chicago Medical Center

5841 South Maryland Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637-1447

(773) 702–1000

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