Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Named Among Best in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report

Good Shepherd Hospital News
August 15, 2017

Recognized for delivering exceptional patient care, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has been named among the finest in the Chicago area and Illinois, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals list.

Advocate Good Shepherd was tied for #18 in the Chicago metro area and tied for #23 in Illinois.

Advocate Good Shepherd also was recognized as high performing in the following common adult procedures:

  • Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement.

“Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is proud to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report as among the top hospitals in the Chicago metro area and in the state,” said Karen Lambert, president of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. “This recognition is a reflection of our team of physicians, nurses and support staff who deliver outstanding care each day. Their dedication to exceptional health care and commitment to our patients are unmatched.”

Other Advocate Health Care hospitals honored with a Top Hospital recognition are Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin and Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. All six sites were named among the top 20 in the Chicago metro area.

The U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 28th year, evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide and are designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care. The methodologies include readmission rates, patient experience and safety, quality of nursing care and other care-related indicators.

About Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Ill., is a 169-bed acute care hospital with more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties. It is part of Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. In 2013, Advocate Good Shepherd achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program, the highest award a hospital can receive for outstanding quality and excellence in nursing care. For more about Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, visit