Children’s Hospital University of Illinois

Address: 1740 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 866.600.CARE Email: NO EMAIL Website:

University of Illinois sets a new standard for excellence in pediatric healthcare with the grand opening of Children’s Hospital University of Illinois, a hospital within the University Of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.

Children’s Hospital University of Illinois has becomes one of the 221 members and supporters of National Association of Children’s Hospital and Related Institutions (NACHRI), a collective voice for health systems devoted to the well-being of America’s 70 million children and their families, no matter how sick or how poor.

Children’s Hospital University of Illinois (CHUI) is a 98-bed specialty pediatric hospital supported by 10 centers of excellence.

It includes 24 pediatric medical surgical beds, 12 pediatric intensive care beds, 10 pediatric step down beds and a 55-bed neonatal intensive care unit (NICU); 30 of those NICU beds are designated as Level III – the highest care designation awarded by the state of Illinois.

The hospital’s NICU cares for 900 infants each year and is staffed by a skilled team of health care professionals who are specially trained to care for medically fragile newborns. Neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, respirator therapists, dieticians, pharmacists, social workers, and registered nurses work together 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide the specialized care each baby needs.

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