1.Mercyhealth Hospital and Medical Center-Harvard
901 Grant St
HospitalsEmergency Care FacilitiesMedical CentersPhysicians & Surgeons
My six year old had hernia surgery at Mercy Harvard Hospital. We couldn't have been more pleased with all of his team. From the initial greeting to exit all the staff was wonderful. He had two nur
2.Cancer Treatment Centers of AmericaServing the Marengo, IL area
HospitalsCancer Treatment CentersClinicsPhysicians & Surgeons, Oncology
Southwestern Regional Medical Center (Southwestern) is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. At Southwestern, experienced and dedicated cancer experts work together in one location, sharing their knowledge, coo
3.University Of Chicago Medical CenterServing the Marengo, IL area
Physicians & SurgeonsHospitals
The University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) has been at the forefront of medicine since 1927, when we cared for our first patients. Our mission is to provide superior healthcare in a compassionate
10400 Haligus Rd
HospitalsClinicsEmergency Care Facilities
I have been here several times. Myself and with the kids. Usually in and out within 40 minutes. Today it was 20 minutes and the prescription was already called in to the pharmacy. All you pay is a
5.Algonquin Road Surgery Center
2550 W Algonquin Rd
Lake In The Hills,IL
Established in 2002 and based in Lake In The Hls, Ill., Algonquin Surgery Center is a joint venture of Sherman Health Systems, Centegra Health Systems and a group of local physicians. Its treatments i
6.SwedishAmerican Medical Center-Belvidere
1625 S State St
Medical ClinicsEmergency Care FacilitiesClinicsMedical Labs
7.Nofzinger, Patricia, MD
3707 Doty Rd Ste H
Physicians & Surgeons, PediatricsHospitalsPhysicians & SurgeonsPhysicians & Surgeons, Psychiatry
The Centegra Health System was formed with the merger of Memorial Medical Center and Northern Illinois Medical Center. The agency provides a variety of health care services and employs over 3,100 asso
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