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Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital

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5000 South 5th Ave
Hines, IL 60141

Phone: 708-202-8387

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, located 12 miles west of downtown Chicago on a large 147 acre campus, offers primary, extended and specialty care to our nation's heroes. While Hines currently operates almost 500 beds, primary care is the focus of Hines' community based outpatient clinics in Kankakee, Elgin, Oak Lawn, Aurora, LaSalle and Joliet. Over 630,000 patient visits occur at Hines annually and the hospital is proud to provide top quality health care to more than 56,000 Veterans. Hines is affiliated with approximately 70 colleges and universities for the education of undergraduate and graduate students in the associated health professions and occupations and professional students in medicine, nursing and dentistry. Hines is institutionally affiliated with Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and maintains an affiliation with the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago. Specialized clinical programs in areas such as Blind Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury, Cardiovascular Surgery, Traumatic Brain Injury and Residential Care are examples of additional services provided at Hines.  Hines has one of the largest and most diverse research programs in the VA system, with approximately 550 projects, 160 invesigators, and an estimated budget of $19.5 million (VA and non-VA). Major areas of Reserach include the Health Services R&D center, the Cooperative Studies Coordinating Center, Rehabilitation Resarch and Development, Biomedical Research and a major clinical trials program.  More than 3,000 employees are proud to work at Hines VA Hospital and take great pride is providing "The Best Care Anywhere" to Veterans from Illinois and beyond.