Our approach to cardiovascular care
At Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, we’ve invested in groundbreaking services to deliver outstanding, comprehensive heart and vascular care. Our goal is to achieve superior results for all of our patients and to improve their overall quality of life. By placing an emphasis on listening to our patients’ needs, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute has become a destination for those requiring highly specialized cardiovascular care.
In 2020-21, U.S. News & World Report named the cardiovascular program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital a top ten Cardiology and Heart Surgery program in the United States—a reflection of the leading-edge cardiac and vascular services we offer and the results we obtain for our patients and their families.
Six niche clinical centers within Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute offer patient focused, specialized care, making Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute a leading destination for both initial diagnoses and second opinions. These centers include physicians, nurses and a range of multidisciplinary specialists working with patients to navigate the complex healthcare system, ensuring continuity of care and a seamless shift from inpatient to outpatient services and ultimately home.
Our goal at the Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute is to achieve superior results for all of our patients and to help them return to normal activities while improving their overall quality of life.
Cardiovascular clinical research
Researchers at Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute conduct clinical research trials on all aspects of heart and vascular disease. The following locations within Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute are currently conducting clinical trials and recruiting volunteers: