Vanguard Weiss Memorial Hospital, affiliated with the University of Chicago Medical Center, is a Joint Commission-accredited, 236-bed healthcare facility. Because Weiss is part of one of the finest academic medical systems in the nation, Weiss patients benefit from technologically advanced diagnostics and effective treatments long before those options are available elsewhere and they receive that treatment in a convenient, community setting along Chicago’s Lakefront.
Weiss is a private, for-profit hospital located at 4646 N. Marine Drive in Chicago. The hospital, owned by Vanguard Health Systems, is conveniently located and easily accessible at Wilson Avenue off Lake Shore Drive. Weiss serves a primary service area of more than 600,000 people, including neighborhoods from Lakeview and Logan Square, to Rogers Park and Skokie.
Founded in 1953, Weiss Memorial Hospital provides clinical care in many adult specialties including: cancer, cardiac, orthopedics and sports medicine, rehabilitation, senior health, vascular, audiology, digestive diseases, emergency medicine, ear/nose/throat, ophthalmology and eye surgery, general medicine, radiology, plastic surgery, podiatry, respiratory and urology.
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The Weiss Memorial Hospital Mission
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University of Chicago Medical Center
Weiss Memorial Hospital has been affiliated with the University of Chicago Medical Center for over twenty years. The first official affiliation with the University of Chicago Medical Center took place in 1987. Learn More
Recent Distinctions Weiss staff, volunteers, departments and clinical programs have recently earned several honors, awards and distinctions. Learn more