Illinois

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center



Mercy Hospital and Medical Center is a Catholic teaching hospital located in Chicago, Illinois. In 1852, the Sisters of Mercy converted an old rooming house into Mercy Hospital, the first chartered hospital in Chicago. By 1859, Mercy Hospital was the first Catholic hospital to affiliate with a medical school – Lind Medical School – and the first to require a graded curriculum. In 1968, Chicago’s oldest hospital became its newest with the opening of a 517-bed facility. Mercy provides both high quality medical care and excellence in medical education.

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center offers a variety of specialized inpatient and outpatient services. The areas of excellence are in heart and vascular, breast care, birth place, orthopedic, eye center, mercy family health center, diabetes treatment, urology and pediatrics. Other services include occupational medicine, education and support, alcohol and drug dependency, vitas hospice, wound management and Mercy Center for weight management.

The patient floors feature new, private rooms with television and radio service free of charge. Gift shop, full-service cafeteria, vending machines and parking lots are the added features of Mercy. This 349-staffed bed facility offers eight satellite locations throughout Chicago.

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center accepts both Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center provides Teaching facilities.

Address: 2525 South Michigan Avenue , Chicago
State: Illinois
Zip: 60616
Phone: 312-567-2000
County: Cook
Number of Beds: 0
Total Staff : 0



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Articles about this hospital

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center announces $150 Million residential development
Date: 2005-05-11
Sister Sheila Lyne

Mercy Hospital presents wellness series
Date: 2005-03-07
Rachelle Meade

Mercy Hospital hosts diabetes health fair
Date: 2005-03-02
Mercy Hospital’s Diabetes Treatment Center hosts a free Diabetes Health Fair at the Mercy Medical on Pulaski satellite location

Mercy expert authors chapter on cardiac rehabilitation
Date: 2005-02-17
Subhash K. Shah

Mercy Hospital Goes Red for Women
Date: 2005-02-03
Paul Jones

Independent National Study recognizes Mercy Hospital and Medical Center for clinical quality excellence
Date: 2005-01-19
Mercy Hospital and Medical Center received 5-Star ratings for the treatment of heart failure and for the treatment of atrial fibrillation.

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center - Dr. Paul A. Jones performs Chicago’s First FDA Approved Carotid Artery Stent Procedure
Date: 2004-09-14
Dr. Paul A. Jones, Chief of Cardiovascular Services at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center