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The University Of Chicago Medical Center

The University Of Chicago Medical Center is a medical facility located in Chicago, IL. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, and more.

73%

Patient Experience Rating

9% higher than the national average

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024, 2023)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

5 ratings were better than expected

5 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

2024

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

2024

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

7% higher than the national average

73%

Would definitely recommend

9% higher than the national average

The University Of Chicago Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%80%75%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%77%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%60%57%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%60%56%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%52%47%

The University Of Chicago Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%65%55%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%61%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Rajii is very thorough and thoughtful in her approach to treatments. She is one of my favorite physicians.

Sara J Holmes Apr 11 2024

Review for Dr. Raiji

Dr. Braun is a caring oncologist. He is knowledgeable and listens to your concerns. He works with you to find solutions . I would highly recommend him.

Linda Apr 11 2024

Review for Dr. Braun

Dr. Sadek is very knowledgeable, thorough, explains test results and what is needed to help his patients.

Apr 11 2024

Review for Dr. Sadek

Dr. Raiji is an excellent physician and a skilled clinician. Her exams are very thorough and she always takes time to explain her findings, address any concerns and answer my questions. She and the entire staff provide excellent customer service. I am very fortunate to have been referred to Dr....

Suzan Rayner, MD Apr 09 2024

Review for Dr. Raiji

Dr. Aaron Tucke is a very kind and compassionate individual, and I would recommend him to anyone seeking a caring and understanding doctor.

Ahmed Shabbir Apr 07 2024

Review for Dr. Tucke

Location

The University Of Chicago Medical Center

5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago IL 60637

CallDirections

(773) 702-1000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is The University Of Chicago Medical Center located?

The University Of Chicago Medical Center is located at 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has The University Of Chicago Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, The University Of Chicago Medical Center has been awarded with America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™, and 5 more in the past two years.

Is The University Of Chicago Medical Center highly rated with patients?

72% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does The University Of Chicago Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at The University Of Chicago Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades The University Of Chicago Medical Center profile..

How does The University Of Chicago Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

Healthgrades provides detailed information on hospital safety and outcomes for patients. Click here to learn more about hospital safety.

Contact Us

5841 S Maryland Ave

Chicago, IL 60637

Directions

(773) 702-1000