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Lee BatsakisSupervisor, Public Relations and Marketing




Little Company of Mary Fact Sheet

Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers (, based in Evergreen Park, Ill., delivers technologically advanced services through an acute-care hospital; a Cancer Center affiliated with the Medical Oncology Group of the University of Chicago Hospitals; and 10 satellite facilities. Little Company's 87-year heritage of providing quality, compassionate care lives on today through its more than 2,100 employees who embody the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, sponsors of the Hospital and Health Care Centers. The Sisters are an international congregation of women founded by the Venerable Mary Potter in 1877 in Nottingham, England, to provide healthcare services in the more than 10 countries they serve around the globe.

  • Licensed Beds: 298
  • Professional Staff: 601
  • Employees: 2,178
  • Average Tenure of Employees: 12.54 years


  • Little Company of Mary Hospital, 2800 West 95th Street, Evergreen Park
  • Mary Potter Physicians Pavilion, 2850 West 95th Street, Evergreen Park
  • Burbank Medical Center, 4901 West 79th Street, Burbank
  • Care Station East, 5660 West 95th Street, Oak Lawn
  • Diagnostic Center, 12432 South Harlem Avenue, Palos Heights
  • Halsted Medical Center, 736 W. 95th Street, Chicago
  • Health Education Center, 2800 West 95th Street, Evergreen Park
  • Heritage Building, 2800 West 87th Street, Chicago
  • Home Based Services and Hospice, 9800 Southwest Highway, Oak Lawn
  • Mt. Greenwood Medical Center, 10961 South Kedzie, Chicago
  • The Outpatient Care Center, 6700 West 95th Street, Oak Lawn
  • Southwest Medical Center, 5550 111th Street in Oak Lawn


Historical Highlights:



Little Company of Mary Hospital and School of Nursing established in Evergreen Park



Nursing residence opened



Five additional floors added to original Tower Building



Drs. Lawler, West and Murphy perform first successful human organ transplant



Cobalt Unit, a gift of the Auxiliary, opened

132 beds added in new addition that included chapel, medical, surgical and psychiatric beds and administrative offices



Medical Intensive Care Unit opened, which is one of the first in the nation



Surgical Intensive Care opened



Cardiac Intensive Care opened



Mayor and Mrs. Richard J. Daley attended opening of the Education Building



Senator Ted Kennedy attended opening of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit



Linear Accelerator installed



Little Company of Mary Sisters celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Congregation



Little Company celebrated 50 years of service

Birthing Rooms opened



South Pavilion opened, adding 100 private rooms and space for Radiology, Laboratory, Admitting and Emergency Departments




Care Station opened



Adult Day Care opened

Cardiac Catheterization Lab opens, providing new diagnostic capabilities

Home Health Equipment Center opens



Cancer Center dedicated

Little Company became Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers



Little Company celebrated 60 years of service

Women's Wellness Resource Center opened

Pediatric Critical Care opened


Cafe 95 (cafeteria) opened


Mobile Medical Care began



Chemical dependency unit opened and dedicated to Dr. James West



Mary Potter Physicians Pavilion dedicated

Home Based Services Building opened



Chicago Ridge Health Education Center opened

Osteoporosis Center opened in Mary Potter Pavilion

Breast Health Center opens



Evergreen Plaza Health Education Center opened

New One-Day Surgery unit opened adjacent to Hospital's original main lobby

Monsignor O'Brycki Physical Therapy Center dedicated



Original stained glass windows from Sisters' first convent on 41st Street and Indiana relocated to Hospital Portico

Wound Healing Center dedicated

Ground breaking held for The Cancer Center

Little Company is the site for Chicago area's first spinal laminectomy equipment

The Cancer Center begins treating patients on an outpatient basis and becomes affiliated with the Medical Oncology Group of the University of the Chicago Hospitals



New Cancer Center and main entrance complete

Cardiovascular Program enters C-PORT Trial with Johns Hopkins University



Cancer Center Dedication


Little Company of Mary Diagnostic Center opened

The Adult Day Center receives a new permanent home in the Heritage Building

The Bariatric Surgery Center opens, the first bariatric surgery is performed in the Southwest suburbs

Evergreen Plaza Health Education Center relocates to the Hospital



The LCM Sisters celebrate 125 of providing health care around the world



The Diabetes Center is dedicated



Halsted Medical Center Opens

The Emergency Department was renovated and blessed

Little Company of Mary celebrates the birth of its 200,000th baby, more than any other hospital in the Southwest suburbs



Hospital Celebrates 75th Anniversary in Evergreen Park


Hospital serves as Grand Marshall of South Side Irish Parade


Little Company of Mary offers the community a 40-slice CT scanner



Bariatric Surgery Center named a Center of Excellence by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery

Endoscopy Center is dedicated

Little Company of Mary begins performing prostate cancer surgeries using the da Vinci Robot

Little Company of Mary opens its Comprehensive Breast Health Center

Pediatrics Unit Renovated

Renovated GI/Endoscopy Center Opens



Women's Center for Life and Health and Family Birth Center Open



Total Automated Lab Opens

LCM Becomes Tobacco Free

Hospital purchased digital mammography equipment with the support of the Beverly Breast Cancer Walk

LCM becomes first in Southland to treat Prostate Cancer with High Dose Radiation (HDR) Therapy



Freestanding Open MRI dedicated

LCM Begins Pelvic Floor Disorders Program

Burbank Office Expands Services

Renovated Sleep Disorders Center Opens

Campus Transformation Project Announced

Renovated Cardiology Center Opens

LCM Becomes First Hospital in US to treat Breast Cancer in one day with Electronic

Brachytherapy System

Renovated Sterile Processing Area Dedicated

Bariatric Surgery Center Treats 1,000th patient



Construction of New Employee Parking Lot



Stroke Center Accredited by the JCAH

Breast Health Center Accredited by the American College of Surgeons



Dedication of Outpatient Care Center West in Oak Lawn

Dedication of West Pavilion Replacement Tower in Evergreen Park

Received Baby Friendly Status from Baby Friendly USA



Breast Health Center received ACR Commission on Radiation Quality and Safety Accreditation

Lymphedema Program Begins



Seven-year Campus Transformation Project Complete



Named a Top 100 Hospital and Everest Award Winner by Truven Health Analytics



Little Company of Mary Hospital Opens its Progressive Care Unit


Named one of America's Best Breast Centers by the Women's Choice Award for fourth consecutive year

Little Company of Mary Hospital Named Among Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

LCMH Honored With Mission: Lifeline Silver STEMI Level Recognition Award



Named one of America's Best Breast Centers by the Women's Choice Award for fifth consecutive year

Dedication of Outpatient Care Center West  Physical Therapy Suite in Oak Lawn

LCMH receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement

Little Company of Mary Cardiologists Named Among Chicago's Top Doctors

LCMH Receives Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Stroke Care

LCMH Receives Certified Urgent Care Designation from the Urgent Care Association of America

Five Little Company of Mary Hospital Physicians Named Among Chicago’s Top Doctors

LCMH Receives the Distinct Honor of Being Re-Designated as a Baby-Friendly Birth Facililty

LCMH Receives 2018 Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Achievement Award for Heart Care



Opens brand new Southwest Medical Center - located on 111th and Central Avenue in Oak Lawn

Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade




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