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Orthopaedic Immediate Care Locations

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At NorthShore, our highest priority is the health and safety of the communities we serve. Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, our Orthopaedic Immediate Care services are open normal business hours to address your urgent orthopaedic injuries. The following safety measures are in place to ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff when you visit our sites:

  • COVID-19 screening will be performed upon arrival
  • Patients are required to wear a face mask/covering
  • Please maintain social distancing in our waiting areas
  • Our staff is equipped with the proper protective equipment

Covid testing IS NOT available at any Orthopaedic Immediate Care locations.

Bucktown Immediate Care
1942 Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
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Monday through Friday | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Des Plaines Immediate Care
1535 Ellinwood Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60016
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Monday through Friday | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Glenbrook Ambulatory Care Center
2180 Pfingsten Road, Ste. 3100
Glenview, IL 60026
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Monday through Friday | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lincolnshire Medical Group
920 Milwaukee Avenue, Ste. 1000
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
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Monday through Friday | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday | 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Skokie Hospital Ambulatory Care Center
9650 Gross Point Road, Ste. 2900
Skokie, IL 60076
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Monday through Thursday | 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday | 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday | 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

North Center Immediate Care 
2019 W Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL 60618
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Monday through Friday | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Ste. 924
Chicago, IL 60611
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Monday through Friday | Click Expect Me for appointment availability:

Expect Me

 The Chicago Orthopaedic Immediate Care location does not schedule appointments, but you can let the office know when you anticipate arriving to help expedite your experience. Chicago Orthopaedic Immediate Care Parking is available at the following locations:
  • In building, validated for $12, up to 3 hours - Entrance off of Huron St.
  • W Hotel, validate for $15
  • Axis Apartments, 441 E Erie, $14


man icing a knee injury

About NorthShore Orthopaedic Immediate Care 

NorthShore Medical Group physicians know your urgent orthopaedic injuries can require immediate attention, which is why we offer Orthopaedic Immediate Care locations to provide you with the care you need.

  • No appointment needed
  • Ages 3 and up
  • Staffed by board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians
  • On-site radiology and laboratory services
  • Referrals and access to all of NorthShore's services, including physical and occupational therapy, imaging and/or scans, and orthopaedic surgeons (when appropriate)
  • Complimentary valet parking available (Glenbrook and Skokie locations only)

What Can Orthopaedic Immediate Care Treat?

Our locations offer immediate care for acute injuries such as:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Fractures
  • Injury involving bones, muscles, joints or ligaments
  • Injuries to the neck/back, shoulder, elbow, hand/wrist, hip, knee, ankle and foot
  • Sports-related head injuries and concussions


For More Information

For management of chronic orthopaedic conditions, pre and post operative visits, medication refills and second opinions please schedule an appointment with a provider at the NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute by calling 855.929.0100.

Some orthopaedic injuries may require a higher level of care that can only be provided at an Emergency Department. These include lacerations (severe cuts), fractures with open wounds and severe head injuries. If you require immediate medical attention, please call 911 to access your local emergency services.

For other non-orthopaedic illness/accident-related care, visiting a NorthShore Immediate Care Center may also be an option.