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Services

Northwestern Medicine offers a wide range of surgical services for adults and children. Skilled surgeons on the medical staffs of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital use the very latest technologies to provide the best results for your specific need—from minimally invasive surgeries to more complex surgical procedures.

Your care team

Your surgical team is led by board-certified physicians on the medical staffs of Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital who specialize in your particular type of procedure. These surgeons are backed by a caring support staff dedicated to surgical excellence, including:

  • Board-certified anesthesiologists (MDs)
  • Certified registered nurse anesthetists
  • Registered professional nurses
  • Surgical assistants
  • Certified surgical technologists
  • Perioperative care technicians
  • Other specialized staff as needed

For most people, the thought of surgery is stressful and frightening. Northwestern Medicine surgeons and surgical care staff understand your concerns and are dedicated to promoting your comfort throughout the process. Your surgical care team is available to answer any questions or address any worries you or your family may have.

Preparing for surgery

Prior to your surgery, you will have access to an online educational program to help answer any questions you have. Learn more about preparing for your surgery.

Personalized care

Throughout your surgical procedure, you and your family are at the center of care and your experience is as important as the success of your procedure. This personalized level of care extends well beyond the operating room, to include nursing care, support services and other medical professionals who care for you until you are ready to go home.

Preparing for Your Surgery

This guide will help prepare you for your upcoming surgical procedure at Central DuPage Hospital or Delnor Hospital. For specific questions, please reach out to your physician.

Treatments

Locations
    Machine that measures a patient's vitals while in surgery

    Types of Anesthesia

    There are four main types of anesthesia used during surgery and other procedures. Your anesthesiologist will discuss with you the type of anesthesia that would be appropriate for your surgery or procedure.

    Care Where You Need It

    Northwestern Medicine offers surgical services conveniently located near you.

    Related Resources

    • Your Surgery at Central DuPage Hospital (English)
    • Preparing for Your Procedure at Delnor Hospital (English | Spanish)
    • Living with MRSA, Information for Patients and Their Families (English | Spanish)