Christopher W. Udovich, M.D.


Family Medicine
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

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Dr. Christopher Udovich is a board-certified family medicine doctor. He joined Hedges Clinic in Frankfort and Silver Cross Hospital in 2001 after completing his medical degree and Family Practice Residency at Loyola University and LaGrange Memorial Hospital, respectively. 

His undergraduate degree is from Illinois Wesleyan University. After completing his residency, he developed a busy primary care practice, and gradually assumed leadership roles within both his group and at hospitals at which he was on staff.

His leadership roles at Silver Cross Hospital are many. He has served as Chief of Staff of the Medical Staff and Department Chair of Family Medicine (2007-2009). He has chaired or served on countless committees of the hospital that have contributed in numerous ways to making Silver Cross a better place for patients, physicians, employees, and volunteers. He also is active with the Will Grundy County Medical Society, where he is a past President and current member of its Board of Directors. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Dr. Udovich currently serves as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Silver Cross Hospital. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Udovich is responsible for aligning the efforts of the hospital and the medical staff, and actively engages in driving excellence in quality, safety, and health outcomes. 

Dr. Udovich is a “locally grown” physician and leader. He was born and raised in Joliet and attended Joliet Catholic High School.  

Contact Information

Hedges Clinic





Year began practicing: 2001

Year joined staff: 2001


Loyola Stritch School of Medicine


LaGrange Memorial Hospital


LaGrange Memorial Hospital

Board Certified

  • Family Medicine

Accepted Insurance


Other Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Family Medicine

Accepting Referrals

  • Family Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Areas Of Interest

Osteoporosis, Outpatient Geriatrics, Sports Medicine, Treatment/Diagnosis of Osteoporosis

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.