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Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital

If this is a medical emergency, please call 911. For other urgent care needs, please see one of our immediate care locations.

If this is a medical emergency, please call 911.

Overview

Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital is a short-term, acute-care community hospital in DeKalb, Illinois, with more than 150 physicians on the voluntary, community-based medical staff. The emergency department at Kishwaukee provides 24-hour access to board-certified emergency physicians. As part of the Northwestern Medicine network, patients at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital have access to the resources and advantages of world-class care and leading-edge clinical trials at locations across the region.

Parking and Transportation

Valet parking is free to patients and visitors during select hours Monday–Saturday. Tips are not accepted, and there is no service on holidays.

Patient and Visitor Information

Visiting Hours

Monday
Open 24 hours
Tuesday
Open 24 hours
Wednesday
Open 24 hours
Thursday
Open 24 hours
Friday
Open 24 hours
Saturday
Open 24 hours
Sunday
Open 24 hours

Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital is home to a specialized joint center and spine center as well as a breakthrough breastfeeding center. The Breastfeeding Center provides donor milk to at-risk infants and is one of the first locations of its kind in Illinois. Each of the centers is located in a designated wing of the hospital and all provide spacious private rooms for patients and their guests. Private rooms are proven to not only improve patient outcomes and encourage a closer, more collaborative relationship with the care team, but also provide additional ease and privacy for patients and their families during a stressful time. Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital is equipped with latest advances in surgical imaging services, meaning patients can rest assured knowing that most tests their care team prescribes can be performed close to home in DeKalb County.

The Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Kishwaukee Hospital offers the unique blend of academic medicine and clinical research in a community hospital setting. The cardiovascular experts include the specialties of cardiology, interventional cardiology and heart failure.

Amenities

Visits from family and friends can bring patients the warmth, comfort, encouragement and support they need to heal. 

Northwestern Medicine encourages you to spend time with your loved ones and friends during their hospital stay. Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital offers a wide range of information, resources and amenities to help make your experience convenient, comfortable and efficient.

Download our Services and Amenities Map.

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Worship Services

Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Chapel

A nondenominational chapel is located on the first floor of Outpatient Services and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Chapel is located around the corner from the Main Lobby.

1 Kish Hospital Drive, Dekalb, IL

Hours:

Open 24 hours a day

Departments and Services

Main Facility
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital

815.756.1521

Northwestern Medicine Diagnostic Imaging DeKalb

815.756.1521

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Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Breastfeeding Center

815.748.8350

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Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Emergency Department

815.756.1521

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Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Endocrinology and Metabolism

815.748.8335

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Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center

815.748.2968

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Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Labor and Delivery

815.756.1521

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Emergency Medicine
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Emergency Department

815.756.1521

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Endocrinology and Metabolism
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Endocrinology and Metabolism

815.748.8335

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Orthopaedics
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center

815.748.2968

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Rehabilitation Services
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center

815.748.2968

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Women's Health
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Breastfeeding Center

815.748.8350

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Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Labor and Delivery

815.756.1521

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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.

The information provided below is a comprehensive list of charges for each inpatient and outpatient service or item provided by this hospital, also known as a charge master. Please keep the following in mind:

  • Hospital charge data is being provided as part of a federal regulatory policy mandated by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
  • Hospital charge data is not representative of a patient’s expected out-of-pocket costs. Because each patient’s case is different based on specific medical conditions, the actual amount owed by a patient will depend on that patient's insurance coverage.
  • Hospital charge data is the amount a hospital bills an insurer for a service. In the vast majority of cases, however, hospitals are reimbursed by insurance companies and Medicare/Medicaid at a rate that is considerably less than the amount charged.
  • Patients should talk with their insurance provider (or the hospital financial services staff) to understand which costs will be covered, and which will be the patient's responsibility.

For more information about the cost of your care, please see the resources on our Billing and Insurance Page.

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