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Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Heart Hospital

In Northwestern Memorial Hospital Galter Pavilion


At Northwestern Medicine, we’ve invested in groundbreaking clinical services to deliver outstanding, comprehensive heart and vascular care. Our goal is to achieve superior results for all our patients and to improve their 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 heart and vascular care.

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is ranked No. 7 in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, according to U.S. News & World Report, 2023 – 2024. This prestigious achievement reflects the excellent heart and vascular services we offer and the results we obtain for our patients.

Six specialized clinical centers within the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute offer patient-focused care. This helps make us a leading destination for initial diagnoses and second opinions. Our care teams include physicians, nurses and multidisciplinary specialists. They work with your throughout your medical journey, ensuring that your care is streamlined and shifts seamlessly from inpatient to outpatient services.

Referring Physicians

Open communication and cooperation with referring physicians are vital to providing high-quality care. For a physician-to-physician consultation, please contact us at 312.664.3278.

Clinical Research

Researchers at Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute conduct clinical research trials on all aspects of heart and vascular care with the aim of improving treatment and device options, survival and quality of life for patients. Our Clinical Trials Unit is dedicated to supporting our heart and vascular researchers.

To learn more about joining a clinical trial, please check out our Clinical Trial Participation FAQ.

Why Choose Us