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Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, US   |   Accreditation: JCI

1653 W. Congress Parkway,

Chicago, Illinois 60612


(312) 942-5000


Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that includes a 613-bed hospital serving adults and children, the 61-bed Johnston R. Bowman Health Center and Rush University.
We have physicians in the Heart and Vascular, Neurological, Orthopedic, Cancer programs at Rush who have been named among Chicago’s and the nation’s best by Castle Connolly Ltd., a well-respected source of information about U.S. health care providers and institutions.

- Rush Heart and Vascular Programs
Rush University Medical Center was designated as a chest pain center in February 2009, and it is the first academic medical center in Chicago to receive this honor.
Working in state-of-the-art facilities, using some of the world’s most sophisticated technology, these experts are on the leading edge of diagnosis, treatment and discovery. From preventive measures to heart transplantation, they are helping to revolutionize heart care.

- Cancer Programs at Rush
At Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, we offer a range of standard and investigational therapies for the treatment of cancer.

- Neurological Care Programs and Treatment
The expert teams at Rush have extensive experience diagnosing and treating most neurological disorders and conditions ? from headaches to strokes.

- Orthopedic Surgery Programs and Services
Ranked among the very best orthopedic programs in the country by U.S.News & World Report, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is home to nationally respected orthopedic surgeons.

Interpreter Services:
Qualified Foreign and Sign Language Interpreters, TTYs, and other auxiliary aids and services are available free of charge to patients and families who are limited English proficient, deaf or hard of hearing.

Please contact any Medical Center personnel or the Interpreter Services Office at (312) 563-2987 (voice/TTY).

Financial Assistance:
-(Charity Care)/Full Write-Off
After the financial counselor or customer service representative performs a financial assessment, the hospital bill can be discounted up to 100 percent if the patient’s income is 250 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (family size adjusted) or less.

-Limited Income Program
After a financial assessment of the patient’s income, the hospital will provide services at cost if the patient’s income level meets the appropriate criteria. For fiscal year 2009, a discount of 70 percent will be made from charges to write down a bill. A financial counselor or customer service representative will conduct a financial assessment to determine if the patient meets the maximum income level.

-Self-Pay Discount
For Illinois residents, a 62 percent discount will automatically be given to all self-pay patients unless a Global Case Rate is applicable. Out-of-state residents automatically receive a 50 percent discount, which is equivalent to Rush’s average managed care discount.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.
The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.


Surgical services at Rush University Medical Center are available in the following areas:

Bariatric Surgery
Heart & Vascular
Chest Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Dental Surgery
Endocrine Surgery
Esophageal Surgery
General Surgery
Heart & Vascular
Neurology and Neurosurgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Otolaryngology (ENT Surgery)
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Spine Surgery
Transplant Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Women’s health

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