Department of Surgery
Surgery is the practice of treating diseases and disorders through incisions (surgical openings) in a patient's body that allow surgeons to remove or change parts of the body.
The Department of Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital provides the highest quality of surgical care to patients, from minimally invasive procedures to emergency surgery. Northwestern Memorial Hospital is ranked No. 20 in Gastroenterology and GI Surgery and No. 7 in Cardiology and Heart Surgery in 2019–2020 by U.S. News & World Report.Our team* includes physicians on the staff of:
- Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
- Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Organ Transplant Center
- Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center
- Digestive Health Center
In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, some of the physician(s) and/or individual(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.