CGH Medical Center

Opened its doors to the public in 1913, CGH Medical Center is a progressive acute care facility located in the Rock River Valley region of northern Illinois. The hospital maintains co-ownership in the Northern Illinois Cancer Treatment Center.

CGH inpatient services include a 45 bed medical unit, a 34 bed surgical unit, a 12 suite birthing center, 6 pediatric beds, and 14 CCU/ICU/Biotelemetry beds. The medical staff consists of 114 physicians specializing in 35 areas of medicine. The Medical Center operates a 24-hour trauma ready emergency department along with a new clinical laboratory and a Digestive Disease Center.

Other services include a new state-of-the-art Cath Lab, CAP accredited laboratory, diagnostic imaging, neurology laboratory, GI laboratory and nutritional support, pain management, pharmacy and respiratory therapy. CGH also offers an ambulatory surgical center, physical and occupational therapy, prehospital paramedic level EMS, and centralized scheduling with patient teaching.

Adjacent to the CGH campus lays the Day Care Center. Gift-Shop Cafeteria and Chapel are other facilities provided by the hospital. It also arranges community services programs.

CGH Medical Center accepts both Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Address: 100 East Lefevre Road , Sterling
State: Illinois
Phone: 815-625-0400
County: Whiteside
Number of Beds: 0
Total Staff : 850

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Articles about this hospital

Big Turnout For Breast Cancer Program
Date: 2005-10-15
Terry Durham

CGH Health Foundation Giving Breaks Record
Date: 2005-10-01
A record-breaking giving year was celebrated Sept. 23 during the CGH Health Foundation Annual Appeal reception.

Local Physician Receives Special Certification
Date: 2005-08-23
Thomas P. McGlone

Dr. Neiweem Bids a Fond Farewell to CGH
Date: 2005-08-15
Dr. Joseph Neiweem

Dr. Ballard Remembered as Respected Doctor and Friend
Date: 2005-06-27
CGH continues to mourn the loss of long-time physician Dr. LaMonte Ballard.

CGH Launches Community Walking Club
Date: 2005-06-21
The CGH Community Services Department and the CGH Health Foundation are going “clubbing” this summer.

Fisher to Retire from CGH Board
Date: 2005-06-20
An extremely rare event will take place on June 28 as a member of the CGH Board of Directors will retire.

CGH Awards Scholarships
Date: 2005-06-20
CGH Medical Center, the CGH Auxiliary and the CGH Health Foundation recently named recipients of various healthcare-related scholarships.

CGH Passes JCAHO Survey with Flying Colors
Date: 2005-02-25
CGH Medical Center completed another successful Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) on Friday, February 25.

CGH Home Nursing Launches New Telehealth Program
Date: 2004-11-18
CGH Home Nursing now has the ability to monitor patients 24 hours a day with its new telehealth system.