Primary Care in Chicago | UChicago Medicine

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Expert Primary Care in Chicago

Our highly-rated primary care providers are here to form a personal bond with every patient they see. And with online scheduling and same-day appointments close to home, our doctors offer care when and where you need it. 

Build a Partnership with your Primary Care Provider

When you choose UChicago Medicine for primary care, you are receiving expert care for preventive health and routine checkups.

With our ever-expanding network across the greater Chicago region, UChicago Medicine and UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial offer several convenient locations for adult and pediatric primary care.

Our primary care doctors provide:

  • Annual wellness exams and preventive screenings for adults and children
  • Immunizations and developmental screenings for children
  • Onsite outpatient procedures and diagnostics
  • School and sports physicals
  • Care for urgent medical issues, such as upper respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, sprains and bronchitis
  • Care for common chronic conditions, such as diabetes, allergies, high blood pressure, asthma, arthritis, anxiety and depression

Quality and Comprehensive Care

Our primary care doctors and nurse practitioners work side by side with any specialists you see for a condition or a disease. Our expansive network of experts co-manage your health needs and provide seamless, coordinated care for any health problem.

Many of our clinics have onsite lab testing (e.g., blood sugar readings, urine analysis) so you can get your testing done at the same time you visit your physicians.

Choosing a Primary Care Physician

Your primary care physician (PCP) is your main health care provider and is involved in your short and long-term medical care. Our primary care providers include experts in:

Our Primary Care Locations in Chicago and South Suburbs

Where Should I Go for Care Today?

You never know when a sudden injury or illness may happen. That's why it's so important to be prepared and know what steps you can take as soon as symptoms appear. Click below to learn more about the best times to visit primary care, urgent care or the emergency department.

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When should I contact my primary care doctor?

Your regular doctor is the best person to call for minor health issues because they know your medical history.

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When should I go to urgent care?

When you need care right away, but the illness or injury isn’t considered life-threatening, visit an urgent care clinic.

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When should I seek emergency care?

If you have severe symptoms that could be life-threatening, call 911 or go to the emergency room right away.