Ascension St. Alexius



About Us

AMITA Health is an award-winning health system committed to delivering compassionate care to nearly 6.6 million residents in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As a faith-based health system in the respective Catholic and Adventist traditions, AMITA Health is committed to delivering inclusive and compassionate care, communicating clearly with patients and their families, respecting the faith traditions of all people, and honoring the dignity of everyone we serve. When people come to AMITA Health, they can expect to receive the very best care — and to be treated like family.

Our name says a lot about who we are and how we care for our patients and their families. The name AMITA is inspired by words from several languages: friendship in Italian, honesty and truth in Hebrew, and spiritual light and boundlessness in Hindi. These words reflect our core values:

• Excellence: We strive to deliver exceptional, whole-person care in all that we do
• Stewardship: We manage the resources entrusted to us with the utmost care and responsibility
• Integrity: By living our mission and values, we inspire trust through personal leadership
• Creativity: Healthcare is changing rapidly, and we're changing with it thanks to a focus on courageous innovation

In keeping with the faith-based traditions of its legacy health systems, AMITA Health treats the whole person, including the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs of the people it serves. We call it Wholecare. Take a look at some of our Wholecare stories here:

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190 E. James Street
Barrington, IL 60010
Tel: (847) 381-2525