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Greater Chicago Center for Advacned Surgery

999 East Touhy Avenue
Ste. 350
Phone: (312) 970-0970
Des Plaines, Il, 60018
FAX: (312) 970-0965

Nondiscriminatory Policy

Ensures education of and public awareness of Civil Rights. 

“This facility has agreed to comply with the provisions of the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Illinois Rights Act and all requirements imposed pursuant thereto to the end that no personal shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, religious creed, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or otherwise be subject to discrimination in the provision of any care or service”. 

Civil Rights Compliance

GCCAS complies with applicable Federal Civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. GCCAS does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age disability or sex. 

Language Assistance

GCCAS provides services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as: 

  • Qualified sign language interpreters
  • Written information if other formats can be requested and made readily available, other formats may include (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English such as:
  • Qualified interpreters
  • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact the Director of Nursing

If you believe that we have failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with: 

Michelle Jo Knight

Greater Chicago Center for Advanced Surgery

999 Touhy Avenue Ste 350 Des Plaines, Il 60018

(312)- 970-0970

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, or our staff is available to help you. You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Compliant Portal, available at, or by mail or phone at: 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

200 Independence Avenue SW., Room 509F

HHH Building

Washington, DC 20201

1-800-868-1019, 1-800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms available at:

GCCAS complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. 

Informing Individuals with Limited English Proficiency of Language Assistance Services

ATTENTION; If you speak a foreign language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 

Specific translation for Notice of nondiscrimination, nondiscrimination and taglines are available at:

Spanish /Espanol

 ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 

Polish /Polski

 UWAGA: Jeżeli mówisz po polsku, możesz skorzystać z bezpłatnej pomocy językowej. Zadzwoń pod numer 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 

Chinese / 繁體中文

 注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。請致電 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 

Korean / 한국어

 주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 수 있습니다. 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 번으로 전화해 주십시오.

Tagalog / (Tagalog – Filipino)

 PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita ka ng Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad. Tumawag sa 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 

العربية (Arabic)

) 877-696-6775- ملحوظة: إذا كنت تتحدث اذكر اللغة، فإن خدمات المساعدة اللغویة تتوافر لك بالمجان. اتصل برقم 1

800-37-7697- ھاتف الصم والبكم:

Русский (Russian)

 ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звоните 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 

ગુજરાતી (Gujarati)

 􀉅ચુના: જો તમે 􀈤જરાતી બોલતા હો, તો િન:􀉃લ્કુ ભાષા સહાય સેવાઓ તમારા માટ􀂰 ઉપલબ્ધ છ. ફોન કરો 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 


خبردار: اگر آپ اردو بولتے ہیں، تو آپ کو زبان کی مدد کی خدمات مفت میں دستیاب ہیں ۔ کال1-xxx-1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). کریں

Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

 CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 

Italiano (Italian)

 ATTENZIONE: In caso la lingua parlata sia l'italiano, sono disponibili servizi di assistenza linguistica gratuiti. Chiamare il numero 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 

हिंदी (Hindi)

 ध्यान द􁱶: य􁳰द आप 􁳲हदी बोलते ह 􁱹तो आपके िलए मुफ्त म􁱶 भाषा सहायता सेवाएं उपलब्ध ह।􁱹 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 1-877-696-7697) पर कॉल कर􁱶।

Français (French)

 ATTENTION : Si vous parlez français, des services d'aide linguistique vous sont proposés gratuitement. Appelez le 1-877-696-6775 (ATS : 1-800-537-7697).

Deutsch (German)

 ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, stehen Ihnen kostenlos sprachliche Hilfsdienstleistungen zur Verfügung. Rufnummer: 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 

λληνικά (Greek)

 ΠΡΟΣΟΧΗ: Αν μιλάτε ελληνικά, στη διάθεσή σας βρίσκονται υπηρεσίες γλωσσικής υποστήριξης, οι οποίες παρέχονται δωρεάν. Καλέστε 1-877-696-6775 (TTY: 800-537-7697). 

  • The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Logo
  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Logo
  • The Arthroscopic Association of North America (AANA) Logo
  • The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons Logo
Greater Chicago Center for Advanced Surgery Location

999 E Touhy
Suite 350
Des Plaines, IL 60018

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