Lurie Children’s at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage and Delnor Hospitals

The pediatric partnership of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital provides fully coordinated and comprehensive care close to home for referring physicians and their patients. The program:

  • Joins two leading healthcare organizations to deliver comprehensive pediatric health care in Chicago’s western suburbs and beyond
  • Brings experienced pediatric specialists* close to home
  • Uses the latest child-specific technology, equipment and techniques to care for children in family-friendly spaces

More than 150 board-certified pediatric specialists on the Lurie Children’s medical staff are also staff members at Central DuPage Hospital and/or Delnor Hospital. These pediatric specialists work with experienced pediatric nurses and other compassionate caregivers to treat thousands of infants, children and teens each year.

For Appointments

Patient parents and guardians should call 1.800.KIDS.DOC (1.800.543.7362, TTY: 711) for appointments and more information.

24-Hour On-Site Inpatient Pediatric Expertise

Neonatologists, intensivists and hospitalists provide around-the-clock services in the Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and general pediatric inpatient units at Central DuPage Hospital. Private rooms, playrooms and procedure suites give families a child-friendly place to heal.

For infants who are premature, have a low birth weight or must be on mechanical ventilators, the state-of-the-art Level II-E Special Care Nursery at Delnor Hospital has seven beds with Lurie Children’s neonatologists and/or neonatal nurse practitioners providing 24-hour care.

Central DuPage Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

Board-certified pediatric emergency medicine specialists and compassionate, experienced nurses provide care in a child-focused environment. These experts have access to state-of-the-art technology and equipment specifically designed for children as well as pediatric services, such as medical imaging, through Lurie Children’s.

If a child needs emergency medical attention outside of Pediatric Emergency Department hours, families can expect dedicated, compassionate care in the general Central DuPage Hospital Emergency Department or Delnor Hospital Emergency Department.

Pediatric Medical Imaging

All pediatric imaging at Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital is directed and interpreted by pediatric radiologists from Lurie Children’s. To review images and conduct studies requiring the services of a radiologist, a Lurie Children’s radiologist is on-site at Central DuPage Hospital from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Areas of Care

Pediatric Inpatient Services

Pediatric specialists provide comprehensive clinical care to hospitalized patients, coordinate services and communicate with patients and families, the patient's primary care physician and other specialists.

Pediatric Outpatient Centers

This unique pediatric program offers patients access to Lurie Children’s physicians in 35 specialties at outpatient centers throughout the western suburbs.

Pediatric Surgery

Northwestern Medicine, in partnership with Lurie Children’s, provides leading-edge pediatric surgical services.


Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.