As of 2015, Advocate Health can help people find a doctor in the local area. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation also provides a search option for local physicians. Websites of individual health plans such as the Family Health Network also offer searching for a local physician.
As of 2015, the Advocate Health website provides the ability to search for a doctor by local address or ZIP code, as well as by specialty, insurance and hospital affiliation. It also allows searching by only those doctors that are Advocate Physician Partners versus searching by all doctors in the area.
The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation's website lets visitors search by a doctor's name, a particular county in Illinois such as Cook County, city, speciality or hospital affiliation.