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What services are provided at Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute?

The Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is a nationally recognized destination for those requiring highly specialized cardiovascular care. Our cardiovascular professionals are committed to providing outstanding, comprehensive care for the cardiac and vascular patient.

In 2017, U.S. News & World Report named Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute the 7th best 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, their families and the region we serve.

 

Cardiovascular clinical centers

The Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute is comprised of six clinical centers:

Cardiovascular clinical programs

What sets us apart is that we continue to evolve and create niche clinical programs for patients with complex disorders such as those with:

Cardiovascular clinical research

Researchers at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute’s Clinical Trials Unit of Northwestern University conduct clinical research trials on all aspects of heart and vascular disease. The following centers and locations within the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute are currently conducting clinical trials and recruiting volunteers: 

Cardiovascular clinical outcomes

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. We believe that clinical outcomes should be a major consideration in helping patients and referring physicians decide where to seek and refer care.


Six niche centers within the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute offer patient focused, specialized care, making the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute a leading destination for both initial diagnoses and second opinions. These niche programs include physicians, nurses and a range of multidisciplinary specialists working with patients to navigate the complex health care system, ensuring continuity of care and a seamless shift from inpatient to outpatient services and ultimately home.

Contact Us
To schedule an appointment or inquire about services at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, please call 312.NM.HEART (664.3278).

Cardiovascular Clinical Trials
For information regarding cardiovascular clinical trials:

Referring Physicians
Open communication and cooperation with referring physicians is a critical component of achieving high-quality care and minimizing the challenges that come with treating cardiovascular conditions. For physician-to-physician consultation regarding the best patient care, please contact the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at 312.NM.HEART (664.3278).

Six niche centers within the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute offer patient focused, specialized care, making the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute a leading destination for both initial diagnoses and second opinions. These niche programs include physicians, nurses and a range of multidisciplinary specialists working with patients to navigate the complex health care system, ensuring continuity of care and a seamless shift from inpatient to outpatient services and ultimately home.

Contact Us
To schedule an appointment or inquire about services at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, please call 847.53.HEART (534.3278).

Cardiovascular Clinical Trials
For information regarding cardiovascular clinical trials:


Six niche centers within the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute offer patient focused, specialized care, making the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute a leading destination for both initial diagnoses and second opinions. These niche programs include physicians, nurses and a range of multidisciplinary specialists working with patients to navigate the complex health care system, ensuring continuity of care and a seamless shift from inpatient to outpatient services and ultimately home.

Contact Us
To schedule an appointment or inquire about services at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, please call 630.232.0280

Cardiovascular Clinical Trials
For information regarding cardiovascular clinical trials:

Six niche centers within the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute offer patient focused, specialized care, making the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute a leading destination for both initial diagnoses and second opinions. These niche programs include physicians, nurses and a range of multidisciplinary specialists working with patients to navigate the complex health care system, ensuring continuity of care and a seamless shift from inpatient to outpatient services and ultimately home.

Contact Us
To schedule an appointment or inquire about services at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine Central Kishwaukee Hospital, please call 815.748.5844

Cardiovascular Clinical Trials
For information regarding cardiovascular clinical trials:
Clinical trials conducted at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital: visit Clinical Trials Unit of Northwestern, send an email or call 312.926.4000.

Clinical trials conducted at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital: visit Northwestern Medicine Office of Research  or call 630.933.6528.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital U.S. News & World Report Best National Hospital, Cardiology and Heart Surgery 2017-2018 graphic.

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Top 10 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery (7th)

Cardiovascular Clinical Resources

Additional programs are available to help you with your cardiovascular diagnosis.

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