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Grayslake and surrounding communities are fortunate to have superlative health care opportunities within and just outside of the village.

Northwestern Medicine Grayslake Outpatient Center

The Northwestern Medicine Grayslake Outpatient Center is a godsend to people living and working in Grayslake and neighboring communities who need to be seen by a physician, receive treatment, therapy or a diagnosis or who have an emergency arise. Medical attention is only a short drive away.

The 275,000-square-foot “hospital without in-patient space” at 1475 E. Belvidere Rd. has been growing and expanding steadily since it first opened in 2004, according to Paul Williams, director of operations and administrator for Northwestern Medicine Grayslake.

The facility features a free-standing emergency department that accepts ambulances; physician offices; outpatient cardiology testing; a fully-functional outpatient laboratory; rehabilitation services including audiology testing and physical, occupational and speech therapies; an ambulatory surgery center; a comprehensive cancer center that offers radiation therapy and chemotherapy infusion treatments; and a full radiology center offering MRIs, CT scans, diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, digital mammography and much more.

The ambulatory surgery center features four operating suites with the same state-of-the-art technology seen at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital. There are also three pre- and post-operative rooms, six recovery bays and an eight-bed observation area, as well as two private consultation rooms.

In 2017 the Northwestern Medicine Grayslake facility also opened a multi-specialty clinic in the 76,000-square-foot Pavilion C building that is now “home” to physicians representing over 20 different specialties ranging from endocrinology to cardiology, pulmonology, orthopedics, vision care, neurosciences, oncology, internal medicine and family medicine. The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago also maintains a pediatrics practice in the building. This is also the location of the physical, occupational and speech pathology services.

Northwestern Medicine is also in the process of expanding the Grayslake facility’s cancer center to meet a growing need. They are adding two private infusion bays and four semi-private infusion bays, bringing the total to 14 infusion bays (four of which are private), Williams said.

The facility’s café, which overlooks the healing garden, has also been recently expanded and modernized. It now has additional seating and new menu items.

“Establishing this facility northwest of Lake Forest Hospital was an incredibly smart move back in 2004. It makes access to Northwestern Medicine care so much easier for our patients who don’t want to routinely travel to Lake Forest for care. Northwestern Medicine has an incredible asset here in Grayslake which continues to grow,” Williams said.

In addition, the physicians and staff members of Northwestern Medicine Grayslake reach out to community residents through their annual Children’s and Families’ Health and Safety Fair, held each June, and through a variety of support groups hosted on the campus.

Advocate Condell Medical Center

Advocate Condell Medical Center, located just eight miles from Grayslake, has been providing high-quality care to residents in the north suburbs for 89 years, is part of the largest health care provider and is the only Level I trauma center in Lake County.

They offer a convenient location at 1170 E. Belvidere Road in Grayslake offering physical and occupational therapy, a mammography center and physician offices. In addition, the Advocate Children’s Hospital Ronald McDonald Care Mobile is proud to partner with Avon Center School from Community Consolidated School District 46 to provide physicals and immunizations to students and presentations to parents.

Advocate Condell is a nonprofit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services, including:

  • Advocate Heart Institute providing extensive cardiac care and Lake County’s most comprehensive cardiovascular program.
  • A wide range of orthopedic services from diagnostics to treatment and rehabilitation.
  • State-of-the-art neurosurgical technologies.
  • Full range of women’s services.
  • Birthing Center – most deliveries of any Lake County hospital.
  • Comprehensive cancer care.
  • Home health services.
  • Advocate Sleep Center in Gurnee.
  • Hospital-based wound care center.
  • Only Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner in Lake County to provide 24/7 care and support for victims of sexual abuse.

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center. The hospital also features an emergency department, special care nursery and pediatric unit, all backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.

In addition, Advocate Condell has received Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a reflection of nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care.

Finally, Advocate Condell has been named one of the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics in recognition of clinical and operational excellence, patient safety, patient experience, and quality of care. It was selected from 3,000 hospitals in the country and is the only one recognized from Lake County.

For more information about Advocate Condell Medical Center, visit www.advocatehealth.com/condell.