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Primary Care

Northwestern Medicine Primary Care physicians serve as your first line of care and offer care for a wide variety of your medical needs.

Your primary care needs

Your primary care physician is the navigator of your care team, a partner whose medical guidance is informed by an ongoing relationship with you and your family. Our primary care physicians specialize in general medicine including family medicineinternal medicine and pediatrics. We offer primary care services in convenient locations across the Chicagoland area, with access to leading-edge technologies, specialized treatments and testing, and clinical trials.

Choosing a primary care provider

Choosing a primary care physician is an important decision. Thankfully, Northwestern Medicine gives you many options. Before you make your selection, it helps to understand the types of primary care physicians available to you.

Types of Primary Care Physicians


Why choose Northwestern Medicine for primary care?

Our primary care services focus on the care of the whole person and serve an essential role in supporting the health and well-being of our patients. Northwestern Medicine offers a patient experience that stands among the very best. We also offer:

Areas of care

Internal Medicine

Northwestern Medicine Internal Medicine offers a full spectrum of services for adults with a special emphasis on preventive medicine.

Family Medicine

Northwestern Medicine family medicine physicians offer care for every stage of life from newborns to adults.

Pediatrics

Northwestern Medicine offers care for all of your child's needs from infancy to young adulthood.

OB/GYN

From gynecologic to obstetric care, we are here to help support your well-being and meet your unique healthcare needs throughout all stages of your life.

Geriatrics

Northwestern Medicine offers a wide range of resources to help you stay healthy and happy during your senior years.

Flu

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to preventing flu epidemics and complications by providing vaccinations, resources and information.

General Internal Medicine Clinic

The General Internal Medicine Clinic provides comprehensive medical care for adults. This includes evaluating new problems, caring for chronic diseases, advising you on preventive care such as cancer screening tests, and providing advice about diet and exercise that can help you stay healthy. We also coordinate our patients' care with other specialists when needed, including medical subspecialties and surgery. We are committed to caring for you as a person and making sure you always get the best healthcare possible. 

    Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Clinics

    Our Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Clinics provide comprehensive medical care. This includes evaluating new problems, caring for chronic diseases, advising you on preventive care such as cancer screening tests, and providing advice about diet and exercise that can help you stay healthy. We also coordinate our patients' care with other specialists when needed, including medical subspecialties and surgery. We are committed to caring for you as a person and making sure you always get the best health care possible.

    For a list of our Family Medicine physicians at the Grayslake Outpatient Center, visit our site.

    Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

    Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group is home to a wide range of primary care physicians who specialize in general medicine including family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) and pediatrics. When you need care for more complex illnesses or injuries, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group offers specialty care in dozens of areas including behavioral health, cancer, cardiology, dermatology and orthopaedics. Learn more about about services offered at Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group.

    For assistance choosing a physician, please call 630.933.2374. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.

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    Faculty at Northwestern Medicine Primary and Specialty Care support the Global Health Initiative Fund, which provides resources for global health research initiatives and education programs benefiting medical students, residents, fellows and faculty members of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.