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Rush University Medical Center


Leaders in care

Rush is ranked No. 2 among more than 100 leading academic medical centers in the U.S. by the University HealthSystem Consortium.

Thoughtful leaders

Like many doctors at Rush, Kim Williams, MD, believes leading the way is about more than developing new treatments and technologies. It’s also about using them thoughtfully, for the right patients at the right time.

Teams work

At Rush, doctors, nurses and other clinicians work in teams. By pooling their knowledge, they get a more complete picture of your condition. Then you get a treatment plan informed by multiple experts.

Focusing on you

At Rush, everything doctors, nurses and other clinicians do revolves around helping you get well, live longer or feel better — so you can focus on the rest of your life. Find a Doctor at Rush.


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Health & Wellness

Some people believe low testosterone (or low T) is just a natural part of aging for men, while others tout testosterone replacement therapy as a proverbial fountain of youth. As Rush urologist Laurence Levine, MD, explains, the truth about low T lies somewhere in the middle. 

With obesity at epidemic levels, many people consider bariatric surgery. Yet, misconceptions about sleeve gastrectomy, Lap-Band and gastric bypass surgeries keep many people from pursuing these procedures — all of which are effective ways to treat this disease. We asked a bariatric surgeon at Rush to weigh in and separate fact from fiction.

Medications can help ease pains and cure diseases. But sometimes, mixing medications with other drugs, foods or supplements can result in unwanted side effects. Knowing about potential interactions — and how to prevent them — can keep you and your family safe.

A number of body-wide health issues can disguise themselves as foot problems. So we checked in with two experts from Rush — Joel Augustin, MD, a family medicine specialist, and Simon Lee, MD, a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon — about what your feet might be trying to tell you.

When the color of your tongue, pee, poop or snot changes, it may be time to see your primary care physician.

The best way to treat acne is to prevent inflammation and reduce breakouts before they happen. An expert gives advice on how to keep your skin clear and when to see a dermatologist.

Upcoming Events

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Two-day class on pregnancy, labor and delivery (both vaginal and cesarean delivery).


Brain Health & Conditions, Cancer

If you've been diagnosed with a brain tumor, a neurosurgeon at Rush will see you quickly.

Brain Health & Conditions

Doctors at Rush describe life-changing treatments for epilepsy.

Brain Health & Conditions

Learn about the comprehensive care for Parkinson’s disease at Rush.

Brain Health & Conditions, Stroke Care

Why 85 hospitals from three states have their patients transferred to Rush for stroke care.

Pregnancy & Childbirth, Rush Facilities

Get an inside look at the Rush Family Birth Center.

Heart & Vascular, Rush Facilities

How the design of Rush's Tower hospital building helps doctors quickly treat heart attacks.