Cook County Hospital
Cook County Hospital is a community healthcare unit offering a full spectrum of specialty and sub-specialty services to the residents of Chicago. Started in 1866, it provides comprehensive primary, specialty and tertiary healthcare services to residents of the county with the second largest population in the United States.
CCH is well known for its expertise and breadth of services, including its Level 1 Trauma Center, Burn Unit, and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the largest in the Midwest. The centers of excellence of CCH are in asthma, cancer, maternal and infant health, and infectious diseases. Neonatology/perinatal center, adult and pediatric emergency rooms, ambulatory care clinics, emergency medicine and same day surgery are other distinguishing features of Cook County Hospital.