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Inpatient Surgery

Northwest Community Hospital is a leading provider of inpatient surgical services in the Northwest Suburbs. We perform more than 17,000 surgical procedures each year, including back surgery, breast surgery, orthopedic surgery, spinal surgery, heart surgery, trauma surgery and more.

Our facility offers 14 technologically advanced operating suites, private recovery bays and full-service waiting rooms with a children's area and computer access including wireless Internet service. We provide a comfortable and supportive environment for both patients and their loved ones.

Having inpatient surgery?

Find out how to prepare and what to expect if you are having inpatient surgery.

Download our Main Operating Room brochure.

Download pre-op instructions for inpatient surgery.

NCH is nationally recognized for outstanding quality of care. Magnet®-designated nurses, surgical technologists, and board-certified anesthesiologists and surgeons staff all NCH operating rooms.


  • If you are unable to keep your surgery appointment, please notify your surgeon's office as soon as possible.
  • If you develop a fever, rash, cough, cold or other illness, please call your surgeon as soon as possible; it may be necessary to postpone your surgery.

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

For a physician referral, please call HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968), or view our list of Northwest Community Hospital surgeons.

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Last Updated 2012/03/13