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The NCH Advantage

Surgical services that bring convenience, quality and comfort close to home

Nationally recognized for excellence

Cancer Program Three-Year Approval with Commendation
American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer

Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Only 6 percent of healthcare organizations earn Magnet status

Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Top 100 Hospitals for Cardiovascular Care 2010
Thomson Reuters

Accredited Chest Pain Center 2009
Society of Chest Pain Centers

Primary Stroke Center
Designated by The Joint Commission

Highly skilled and experienced NCH surgical staff

  • Board-certified surgeons and anesthesiologists, Magnet®-designated nurses, and surgical technologists staff every NCH operating room.
  • More than 17,000 inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures are performed at Northwest Community Hospital every year.

Access to the most advanced surgical technologies

  • Sophisticated diagnostic screenings and biopsies for earlier and more accurate diagnoses.
  • Minimally invasive surgeries for many orthopedic, gynecological, thoracic, urological and colorectal conditions.
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System offers patients less painful, safer and faster recoveries.
  • Convenient Day Surgery Center for most outpatient procedures.
  • 24 fully equipped operating rooms for inpatient and select outpatient surgeries.

Epicenter for gynecologic robotic surgery

  • Surgeons from across the country come to NCH to train on the da Vinci system at the Robotic Gynecologic Surgery Institute.
  • Ours is the first gynecology Epicenter in the tri-state area of Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana, and one of only 22 of its kind in the country.

Expert anesthesia and pain management

  • At NCH, we are committed to helping prevent or control any post-surgical pain.
  • All anesthesia and pain medications are administered by board-certified physicians.

Pediatric surgeons from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

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, or view our list of Northwest Community Hospital surgeons.

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Last Updated 04/10/2009