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  • Advocate Sherman Hospital Established in Elgin 1888          

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    Elgin is a regional healthcare center with two leading hospitals and other treatment centers.

    Our hospitals, just off I-90, serve Chicagoland's northwest suburbs. They have been recognized for groundbreaking advances on a variety of treatments including cancer and conditions of the brain and heart. Nearby schools and institutions provide a pipeline for a trained medical workforce. With a growing population and a superior transportation network, Elgin is an ideal location for healthcare facilities.


  • Healthcare Financial Resources,
     or HFRI LLC, which collects insurance bills for hospital systems, moved about 200 workers from its Schaumburg headquarters to the Westfield Business Park in Elgin. 
    The company signed an 11-year lease for 31,505 square feet at 2500 Westfield Drive in Elgin because it provides room for growth. And the company plans to boost its workforce by 50 percent over the next 18 months.


  • Berry-Castells Nurse of the Year
  • Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin is a state-of-the art medical center is 640,000 square feet was built on 154-acred campus to embrace the "natural Healing process" and to have a minimal environmental impact. Many of the 255 private patient rooms in the six-floor tower overlook farmland, trees and a 15-acre geothermamal lake. The lake naturally heats and cools the hospital, saving $1 million in yearly energy cost.

  • Founded in 1902 in Elgin, Amita Saint Joseph Hospital is a 184-bed full-service hospital with a Level II Trauma Center. Offering services from inpatient care, outpatient services, surgical care, emergency and urgent care, wound & non-healing wound care using the Elgin area's only hyperbaric oxygen chamber, compassionate adult and adolescent behavioral (mental) health (psychiatric) care services and more.  With a state-of-the-art cancer center with the area's only Cancer Rehab Program and Lymphedema treatment program, a nationally-recognized heart & vascular institute providing the highest rated heart surgery, the area's only Women's Heart Center and a new patient tower. Our communities trust Presence Saint Joseph Hospital to deliver the highest level of faith-based, compassionate care. 

  • Other Top Ranking Hospitals in the Area

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge (Rank No. 6) 

    Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village (Rank No. 12)

    Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago (Ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 8 on the national list)

    St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates (Ranked No. 16)