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Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

In Lake Forest Hospital

Overview

Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute is invested in groundbreaking clinical 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 or seeking a cardiovascular second opinion

The board-certified cardiovascular experts at Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Lake Forest Hospital—including the specialties of cardiology, interventional cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology and vascular surgery—bring extensive diagnostic, clinical and research options, not only to Lake Forest Hospital but also to our two outpatient centers in Grayslake and Glenview.

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Lake Forest Hospital has been the preferred provider of heart care in Lake County since 2008.* Our tradition of providing exceptional heart and vascular care is further verified by receiving Chest Pain Certified designation from the Joint Commission, Disease Specific Care. This certification is a reflection of our compliance with national standards and the consistent use of appropriate evidence-based clinical practice guidelines specific to the chest pain patient population.

*According to National Research Corporation’s consumer survey, Lake Forest Hospital is the most preferred provider for heart care in Lake and Kenosha counties.

We have achieved among the best survival in the country from the most commonly occurring cardiovascular conditions to the most complex – a reason why Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute is a leading destination for both initial diagnoses and second opinions. What sets us apart is that we continue to evolve and create niche clinical programs for patients with complex diagnoses and disorders such as those with atrial fibrillation, aneurysms, heart failure and valvular heart disease.

Parking and Transportation

The hospital Main Entrance is located at 1000 North Westmoreland Road. Both valet and self-parking options are available in Parking Lots 1 and 2. Patients and visitors are encouraged to take advantage of our complimentary valet service, located at the main hospital and the main entrances of the Bays (900) and the McGaw (800) Medical Buildings.

Parking Rates

Valet

Up to 7 Hours: Free 7 to 24 Hours: Free

Valet Hours of Operation

Monday
5:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday
5:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday
5:30am-5:00pm
Thursday
5:30am-5:00pm
Friday
5:30am-5:00pm
Saturday
5:30am-5:00pm
Sunday
5:30am-5:00pm

Parking Lots and Entrances

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Transportation

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Accessibility

Disability and foreign language services

  • Language interpreters: Interpreter services and an AT&T language line are available for non-English speaking patients. To help ensure a smooth hospital stay, please tell your doctor in advance about your language needs. Respect for cultural practices and beliefs and adherence to a strict code of ethics, which includes the patient’s right to privacy and confidentiality, are upheld at all times.
  • Resources for the hearing impaired: If you or a loved one has a hearing impairment, Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD), CapTel phone for a listen/view option and telephone amplifiers are all available. Contact the Communications department for more information. Closed-captioned television programming and video cassettes or DVD players are also available, depending on your hospital location.

Patient and Visitor Information

Hours of Operation

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Lake Forest Hospital offers several amenities, including a flower and gift shop, online services, and food and beverage options, for your convenience. Download our Services and Amenities Map.

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  • Lake Forest Hospital Café

ATM Locations

An automatic teller machine is located on the ground floor next to the cafeteria.

Services

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Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine facilities offer access to world-class patient care across the greater Chicagoland area and Northern Illinois. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the #1 hospital in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report, our clinical and administrative staff and medical and science faculty come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

With Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, we’re dedicated to consistently providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-focused care. We seek to improve the health of the communities, individuals, family and friends we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.