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Amid all the technology and skill that is brought to bear against diseases, disorders and traumas, at Loyola you will find nurses, physicians and other clinical staff whose commitment to treating you first as a person remains intact. This extra measure of compassion is a unique phenomenon and an integral part of the mission of Loyola University Health System. It’s also part of our promise to you: to go beyond the illness to treat your whole person.

Recognized Leader

Loyola University Health System is a nationally recognized leader in providing health care and in conducting groundbreaking research to treat heart disease, cancer, organ transplantation and neurological disorders. Loyola University Medical Center is the core of Loyola and one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers.

Specialized Facilities

Loyola is an 814-licensed-bed institution that includes the Loyola University Medical Center campus (and its Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola, Burn Center, Trauma Center, and Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine) and the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus in Melrose Park (including the Gottlieb Health & Fitness Center and the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Care Center). Loyola also includes Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and the Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing.

Network of Care

In addition to the Maywood and Melrose Park campus locations, Loyola features an exclusive network of specialty and primary care centers throughout the Chicago area. Hospital-based facilities providing primary care and/or specialty care are located in Burr Ridge, Elmhurst, Elmwood Park, Hickory Hills, Homer Glen, La Grange Park, Maywood, Melrose Park, Norridge, North Riverside, Oakbrook Terrace, Oak Park, Orland Park, Park Ridge, Wheaton and Woodridge. Immediate care is provided in Burr Ridge, Homer Glen, River Forest and Park Ridge.

In addition, Loyola has physician practices at these Loyola Centers for Health: Chicago, Oak Park South, Schiller Park and Gottlieb (Suites 414 and 508).

Serving the Community

Loyola takes its commitment to the community very seriously. We regularly invest time, energy and finances to benefit the people we serve. In fact, we provide charity and unreimbursed care through our charity care policy, research, education and other services to our communities. For Loyola, our community benefit is about providing medical care to those in need, programs that improve overall health education and research. Our community benefit goes far beyond meeting obligations; our commitment is practical, spiritual and financial.

Part of the Team

Working at Loyola is more than a career; it’s a calling. Please let us know if you are interested in joining Loyola as an employee or a volunteer. With your help, we can advance the future of medicine at Loyola.

Loyola also relies upon philanthropic partners who are similarly invested in and committed to significant positive impact on the health of our community. Many options exist for setting up a gift to Loyola University Health System. Our team of gift officers is available to discuss your options with you.