Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, accounting for nearly one in four deaths every year. At NCH, we understand the importance of heart disease awareness, prevention, treatment and long-term care, and have expanded our efforts and resources to help you live the fullest, most meaningful life possible. Our network of top doctors in the Chicago area and cutting-edge treatments ensure you receive the least intrusive, most promising options available.
Our dedication to your health includes a Heart and Vascular Center comprising six condition-specific centers. Each features teams of highly skilled, multidisciplinary specialists who deliver complex, state-of-the-art medical care in a community hospital setting. These teams collaborate with each other, and with referring physicians, to assess your needs and develop individualized treatment plans. This approach helps us rank among Healthgrades® America’s 100 Best for Cardiac Care™ healthcare providers in 2020.
We work with your physician to ensure everyone is informed and involved throughout the entire treatment process. Your physician will:
Patients who suffer from Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) are moving – quite literally – through their pain to walk farther thanks to a new program called Supervised Exercise Therapy or SET.
Making headlines in April was news that Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger had aortic stenosis and underwent a TAVR procedure to repair his heart. Our interventional cardiologist explains what TAVR is and how it helps patients get back to normal faster than open-heart surgery.
Commercial real estate broker Barry Millman recounts the heart attack that felt like indigestion and the care and treatment he received at Northwest Community Hospital (NCH) in Arlington Heights.