Facts and Information

Founded in 1868, Saint Joseph Hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in Chicago. Today, it is a full service health care facility serving Chicago's North Side. Saint Joseph Hospital has a highly trained team of medical experts with specialties ranging from orthopedic/sports medicine and cancer care to cardiology, gastroenterology and imaging services. Many of the hospital's nearly 600 physicians are leaders in their fields, conducting clinical research and teaching a new generation of health care providers.

With open and closed MRI, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), state-of-the-art fetal monitoring, minimally invasive procedures, stereotactic breast biopsy and comprehensive rehabilitation services, Saint Joseph Hospital continually pursues advances in technology to diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions. Everyone at Saint Joseph Hospital is committed to providing excellent patient care.

Quick Facts about Saint Joseph Hospital

The Saint Joseph Hospital Family Includes:

  • 1,957 employees
  • 806 practicing physicians
  • 35+ specialties

A Typical Year at Saint Joseph Hospital:

  • 14,891 inpatients receive care; 41 admitted in a day
  • 19,758 people seen in the Emergency Department
  • 2,557 inpatient surgical procedures are performed
  • 5,590 outpatient surgical procedures are performed
  • 138 open heart surgeries are performed
  • 1,797 babies are born

Services Available to Saint Joseph Hospital as a Part of Resurrection Health Care:

Saint Joseph Hospital Residency Programs include:


Our goal is to provide excellent care.

In pursuit of that goal, your health care team is committed to ensuring that the care, treatment, and services you receive are both high quality and safe. As part of our commitment, we seek accreditation from The Joint Commission (TJC). The Joint Commission provides unscheduled inspections to determine if we are in compliance with standards that they set for quality, patient safety, and the safety of the environment. If you feel, for any reason, that we have not met this goal during your stay, we encourage you to let us know by contacting a member of your care team during your stay or by contacting our Customer Relations Department at 773-665-6658.

In addition, as a condition of our accreditation, we are required to advise you that you may also contact The Joint Commission or other hospital regulatory agencies directly to express your concerns. You may do this without contacting us. The following provides information about the ways in which you can contact The Joint Commission or other regulatory agencies.

The agencies and the procedures for communicating with them include:

The Joint Commission
Off ice of Quality Monitoring

One Renaissance Boulevard
Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois 60181

Phone: 1.630.792.5000
Phone: 1.800.994.6610
Fax: 1.630.792.5636
TTY: Call Illinois Relay by dialing 711
Email: complaint@jointcommission.org
Online: http://www.jointcommission.org/report_a_complaint.aspx

Illinois Department of Public Health
Off ice of Health Care Regulations

Central Complaint Registry
525 W. Jeff erson St., Ground Floor
Springfield, IL 62761-0001

Phone: 1.800.252.4343
Fax: 1.217.524.8885
TTY: 1.800.547.0466
Online: http://www.idph.state.il.us

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Region V

233 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 1.312.886.6432
Fax: 1.312.353.0252
TTY: Call Illinois Relay by dialing 711
Email: rochiora@cms.hhs.gov


Nurse Staffing Information

Requests from families or patients regarding nurse staffing information are welcome; please contact the Nursing Administration Department at Saint Joseph Hospital at 773-665-3000 and they will be glad to assist you.

Call 877-RES-INFO for Nurse Advice, Doctor Referrals or Class Registration Monday - Friday 8 am to 8 pm • Weekends 8 am to 4pm

Special Features

  • Presence Center for Advanced Care

    Learn about the Presence Center for Advanced Care opening Fall 2015.

  • Top cardiovascular hospital

    Recognized as a 2014 Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics. Learn more.

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    From prevention to treatment, we can meet all of your GI health needs. Learn more.

  • Accreditation Earned

    Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics earns national accreditation from the ACS.

  • Academic Center of Excellence

    Named an Academic Center of Excellence by the American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Learn more.

  • We need your voice!

    Our legislators are tackling issues that impact on our ability to live our mission. Learn more »

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