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The University of Chicago Medicine - Comer Children's Hospital

By Phone

To call your child's room from outside the University of Chicago medical campus, dial (773) 702-1000, then tell the operator your child's name or room number as well as your child's assigned access code. You may choose to bypass the operator by calling the direct phone number posted in your child's room.

How to Use the Hospital Telephone

The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital and its surrounding Hyde Park neighborhood are in the 773 area code. The area code in downtown Chicago is 312.

Internal Calls

Dial the last five digits of the phone number:
(2 - XXXX, 3 - XXXX, 4 - XXXX, or 5 - XXXX)

Local Chicago Area Calls

To make calls to 773, 312, 630, 708, and 847 area codes from your child's room:
Dial 9, then 1, then the area code and seven-digit telephone number. (9+1+XXX+XXX-XXXX).

Long Distance Calls

You may pay for a long distance phone call by charging the long distance call to your calling card, making a collect call, or using a debit phone card. Press 9 first in order to complete your call.

Pre-Paid Phone Cards

Follow the instructions printed on the debit card. Debit phone cards may be purchased in the gift shop of our Bernard Mitchell Hospital.