Advocate Condell Medical Center Named Among Best in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report
Recognized for delivering exceptional patient care, Advocate Condell Medical Center has been named among the finest in Chicago and Illinois, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2018-2019 Best Hospitals list. Advocate Condell tied for #13 Best Hospital in Illinois and #12 in the Chicago Metro Area.
"Being ranked among the best hospitals in Illinois and the Chicago area is an honor and reflection of the great work done each and every day by our physicians, nurses and team members," says Michael Ploszek, president, Advocate Condell Medical Center. "With Advocate Condell celebrating its 90th year of service to the community, we continue to shape a bright future with the best possible outcomes for our patients."
Advocate Condell was also recognized as high performing in six specialties: Diabetes and Endocrinolgy, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Nephrology, Urology, Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
In all, U.S. News & World Report honored 10 Advocate hospitals with recognition this year. Those in addition to Advocate Condell Medical Center are: Advocate Children's Hospital, Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn; Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge; Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove; Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin; Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago; Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal; Advocate Trinity Hospital in Chicago; and Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.
Of those, nine hospitals are distinguished as Best Regional Hospitals and two -- Advocate Children's and Advocate Good Samaritan -- rank nationally. Four Advocate facilities ranked in the Top 10 both within Illinois and the Chicago metro area.
Now a part of Advocate Aurora Health, the 10th largest not-for-profit health care system in the U.S., the Advocate sites join six Aurora Health Care sites on the overall U.S. News Best Hospitals list, including Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, ranked the No. 2 hospital in Wisconsin and a top national hospital.
For the 2018-19 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 158 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.