Advocate Condell Medical Center
a patient or visitor a physician or healthcare professional an employer
Decrease (-) Restore Default Increase (+) font size

medical services home
search by doctor name 
Doctor Name Contains (Smart Search)
search by specialty

search by city/zip code
Find a doctor near your location by entering a city name OR ZIP code.

Within miles:
0 1 5 10 15 30 30+

search by insurance
Insurance Name Contains (Smart Search)
 (what's this)


Advocate Condell Medical Center newsRequest an appointment online!Request an appointment online!
Condell Prostate ScreeningstrokeCondell Appointment Testdepartment directory
Patient Gratitude Programto send flowersmap of Condell's coverage area and locationsTestimonialsfaqs
PACT in the newshow to find PACTinformation for physiciansMatthew's storyLili's story
Christopher's storywhat families say about PACTadvanced technologypain management
peripheral nerve entrapment syndromesspinal disorders and injuriesbrain disorders and injuries
VolunteerHistoryfaqsfaqscontact informationimmediate care location and hours
ECRN Continuing Education Archive2012 ECRN Continuing Educationinterviews with doctors
glossary of urine testing terminologyglossary of complete blood count (cbc) test terminology
glossary of blood test terminologyEducation and ResourcesThe Cardiovascular SystemMeet Our Care Team
children and teenage centerAdvocate Condell Medical Center current positionsfitness evaluations
rehabilitation servicesSportsSeniorsnewsroomabout uscontact usdepartment directorySpeakers Bureau
Joint Commissionguest servicesCondell West Tower Expansionauxiliarytour condellnewcomers
the joint commissionThird RowMedia ContactsMedia ResourcesUS News & Work Report 2011

Q: Why do I sometimes have to wait beyond my appointment time to be taken for my outpatient procedure?

A: While every medical exam is important to us, there are times when urgent medical exams take precedence over a scheduled outpatient exam. We account for a certain amount of these incidents a day; however, there are times when there are more urgent exams than we expect. In the event your exam is delayed, rest assured we will do our best to keep you well informed of your expected wait time and will ensure that you are as comfortable as possible during the wait period.

Q: Why can't my physician get my results right away?

A: Compiling the results of an imaging procedure has many steps: Once the imaging has been performed, the results are prepared for the radiologist to compare and interpret. When the radiologist has completed his or her dictation of the findings, a transcriptionist types the report. The report is returned to the radiologist for review and signature, then sent to the physician that ordered the study. Procedures completed before 8 pm, Monday through Friday are interpreted the same day. Studies completed after 8 pm are interpreted the following morning.

Q: Are their risks associated with the contrast I ingest or the injections I may be given prior to some tests?

A: There are minimal risks associated with the contrast material we use at Condell. However, to ensure that our patients do not have a reaction, we will ask about allergies when the patient is scheduling a procedure that uses contrast material. If allergies are known, the patient may be pre-medicated for the exam. We will again screen the patient for allergies when they arrive for the procedure.

quick links patient information health care professional information employer information connect with Advocate

About Advocate | Contact Us | Jobs | SiteMap | Terms of Use | Notice of privacy practices ®Advocate Health Care, Downers Grove, Illinois, USA | 1.800.3.ADVOCATE | TDD 312.528.5030