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Call NCH's financial counselors at 847.618.4542 to secure:

  • Quotes for services in advance
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How We're Here for Your Orthopedic Needs

For expert knee replacement surgery, hip replacement and other joint replacement surgeries, turn to the hospital that’s in the top 10 for joint replacement volume in the Chicago area—Northwest Community Hospital.

You’ll be cared for by some of the most sought-after, experienced orthopedic specialists in the area who perform more than 700 joint replacement surgeries each year. You'll also benefit from the latest technologies and advanced pain management techniques, including the innovative MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing procedure. Add in a complete continuum of care featuring pre-operative education and extensive post-surgery rehabilitation and home care services, and you’ll see—we’re here for you with all the joint replacement services you need.

This wealth of experience also ensures that you get the best possible care for other issues affecting the musculoskeletal system, including emergency care, sports injuries, bursitis, tendonitis, degenerative joint diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, and help for sprains and strains.

To get a physician referral for your orthopedic needs, call HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968), view our team of orthopedic specialists, or use our online tool to find a physician who is right for you.

Get your FREE Joint Health Kit!

This helpful kit is filled with valuable information to keep your joints pain-free. To order yours, call NCH HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968).

Experience the difference at NCH

Compassion combined with expertise

  • More than 40 board-certified orthopedists provide accurate diagnoses and effective, compassionate treatment.
  • NCH physicians pioneered arthroscopic surgery in the Chicago area more than 30 years ago.
  • Specially trained nurses provide patient support throughout your treatment.
  • Dedicated case managers track your progress and work with you, your family and the NCH medical team to plan for each stage of your recovery.
  • Many procedures can be performed at NCH's outpatient surgery facility, the Day Surgery Center.

Comprehensive program for joint replacement

  • Our Total Joint Replacement Program for knee replacement, hip replacement and other joint replacements uses state-of-the-art technologies and advanced pain management techniques to customize your care.
  • MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing procedure uses highly advanced robotic arm technology to provide a minimally invasive surgical option for those suffering with painful early to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee.
  • Physical therapy is available seven days a week to get you up and moving toward recovery faster.
  • A home care plan, including therapy, is put in place before you leave the hospital after joint replacement surgeries, to ensure your recovery remains on track once you’re at home.

Full support before and after surgery

  • Convenient pre-operative preparation combines screenings and a complimentary pre-operative instruction class all in one visit.
  • Advanced pain management techniques, including nerve blocks and specialized pain medicine regimens, are used to ease discomfort.
  • All private rooms for orthopedic patients in the South Pavilion are specially designed with easy access, comfort and quick recovery in mind.
  • Each room includes amenities such as an easy-entry private shower, fold-out sleeper for a family member and wireless Internet access.
  • Highly trained staff provides rehabilitation services, including physical and occupational therapy.

If you are having orthopedic surgery, visit the Patients section for all of the pre-op information you need.

To get a physician referral for your orthopedic needs, call HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968), view our team of orthopedic specialists, or use our online tool to find a physician who is right for you.

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Last Updated 04/13/2012