Walter Payton Liver Center

Many Chicagoans remember Walter Payton, two-time NFL Player of the Year and MVP, who helped lead the Bears to the 1985 Super Bowl win. In 1999, Walter Payton was diagnosed wit primary sclerosing cholangitis, which is a rare liver disease commonly known as PSC. Walter Payton fought the illness and brought public awareness to the importance of research to better understand and treat liver diseases. His legacy lives on today with the Walter Payton Liver Center at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System.

At the Walter Payton Liver Center, patients are cared for by integrating the most advanced medical research, care, and surgical treatment for those with liver diseases. Dedicated rooms for patients and amenities for families ensure a level of privacy and comfort.

University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System
Walter Payton Liver Center
1740 West Taylor Street
Seventh Floor West
Chicago, IL 60612

To request an appointment, please call 866.600.CARE (2273) or learn more here.