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Mile Square Health Center (MSHC)

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)

Everyone deserves quality health care. The closer to home, the better.

Find Family Healthcare Close to Home

Mile Square Health Center opened its first neighborhood clinic in 1967 and keeps working to help Chicagoans. Our health clinics are located in many neighborhoods across Chicagoland to care for families at every stage of life. We care for nearly 40,000 people a year - whether or not they can pay for it. No matter your race, religion, or income, you can get care from one of the most respected health systems in the country. Mile Square makes getting health care as easy and comfortable as possible.

We are dedicated to:

  • Treating you with respect and listening to your concerns.
  • Talking to you openly and honestly.
  • Helping you prevent illness.
  • Make sure you know how to take care of yourself between visits, including how and when to take any medicine you might need.
  • Can help you find programs to help pay for medicine or other health costs, if needed.
  • Help improve the health of entire neighborhoods through health fairs and other activities.
  • Embracing the concept of "Evidence Based Practice" which aims for the best approach in healthcare.

Our Locations

Main Location

Main Location

Mile Square-Main provides primary and specialty care services - including pediatrics, mammography services, and urgent care - to the neighborhoods surrounding the University of Illinois Hospital.

Back of the Yards

Back of the Yards

Mile Square-Back of the Yards offers primary, preventative, and urgent care services, including pediatrics, to neighborhoods on Chicago's southwest side.



Mile Square-Cicero provides a number of healthcare services- including pediatrics, family medicine, women's health, and social services - to the Cicero area and neighborhoods on Chicago's west side.



Mile Square-Englewood provides healthcare services - including pediatrics/well-child visits, women's health, and adult health screenings - to neighborhoods on Chicago's southwest and west sides.


Humboldt Park

Mile Square-Humboldt Park, a clinical practice of the UIC College of Nursing, provides adult primary care, pediatrics, women's health, and mental health services to neighborhoods on Chicago's northwest side.

South Shore

South Shore

Mile Square-South Shore offers primary and preventative care, pediatrics, OB/GYN, and dental care services to the South Shore area and neighborhoods on Chicago's south side.

LP Johnson Rockford

L.P. Johnson Rockford

The UI Health Mile Square Health Center – L.P. Johnson Rockford is committed to serving our community and provides care to patients of all ages at all phases of life.

Main Location

Primary and Immediate Care Center (Auburn Gresham)

In partnership with Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation's "Always Growing, Auburn Gresham" project, we aim to serve more than 8,000 individuals with primary, dental, and behavioral health services.

Make Mile Square Your Medical Home

A medical home means you can get all of your health care through one place. At Mile Square, your care is based on your needs. Most locations offer evening and weekend hours, and accept walk-ins. Mile Square offers many services.

  • Primary care for every family member at every age, from newborn to elderly
  • Preventive care, like flu shots and health screenings
  • Specialty care, including HIV/AIDS
  • Women's health care
  • Vision and dental care
  • Urgent Care at Near West Location (Main Mile Square) Mile Square accepts Medicare, Medicaid, and most other insurance. We will care for you and your family even if you don't have insurance. We use a sliding fee scale, which means we adjust fees based on your income. Don't put off health care because you think you can't afford it! Mile Square will help you get the care you need.

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Know what to bring on your first visit

If you're a regular Mile Square patient who needs care quickly, but it's not an emergency, please call 312.996.2000 and ask for the doctor on call.


FSHCAA Deemed Health Center

FSHCAA Deemed Health Center
This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

Statement Regarding 501(C)3 Tax Exempt Status
Mile Square Health Center is part of the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, all of which are part of The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois is the legal name of the University of Illinois System. The system is a body corporate and politic of the State of Illinois created by statute in 1867. The organizing statute is now codified at 110 Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) 305, known as the University of Illinois Act.

Federal Taxes
The University of Illinois System is an instrumentality of the State of Illinois and, as such, its income is exempt from federal income tax under the provisions of Internal Revenue Code (IRC) §115. In addition, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recognized the system as exempt from federal income tax as an organization described in IRC §501(c)(3) and as a public charity of the type described in IRC §§ 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(ii).