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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest 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.

Before your visit, review our visitor policies.

Overview

Northwestern Medicine proudly opened the current Lake Forest Hospital in March 2018. This state-of-the-art facility continues a long-standing commitment to deliver world-class medicine to the region, while using its natural surroundings to create a healing, tranquil environment for our patients, visitors and staff. Take the virtual tour.

The hospital features advanced technology and increased privacy for patients and visitors. It is part of a redeveloped campus that provides access to primary, specialty and emergency care, as well as a seamless pathway to specialty care from throughout the Northwestern Medicine health system. This includes access to leading-edge clinical trials through Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, an integration that also fosters an environment of academic inquiry and innovative research.

Lake Forest Hospital has earned national ranking in Pulmonary and Lung Surgery (No. 50), according to U.S. News & World Report. More than 800 physicians practice at Lake Forest Hospital, board-certified in 73 medical specialties. For a list of the Northwestern Medical Group physicians at Lake Forest Hospital, download this PDF.

Parking and Transportation

The hospital Main Entrance is at 1000 North Westmoreland Road. Parking Lots 1 and 2 have valet and self-parking options.

Use the Main Entrance for Labor and Delivery Services.

Use the North Entrance and Parking Lot 1 if you are going to the Cancer Center at Lake Forest Hospital. You can drop off a patient at the circle drive. We offer valet services at the North Entrance.

The Emergency Department entrance is inside the hospital’s South Entrance. You can drop off a patient at the circle drive. We offer valet services at the South Entrance. Self-parking is available nearby.

Park in Lots 5 and 7 if you are visiting the Bays (900) and McGaw (800) Medical Office Buildings. Enter the Bays Building through the McGaw Entrance.

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Parking Rates

Valet

Valet parking is complimentary.

Valet Services

We provide no-cost valet services at these entrances:

  • Emergency Department: Valet parking is available 24/7.
  • Main Hospital Entrance: Monday through Friday, 5:30 am to 5:00 pm.
  • North Entrance (Cancer Center): Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.
  • McGaw (800) Medical Office Building: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Parking Lots and Entrances

Building Entrance Parking Lot

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 care team 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, a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD), a 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

Visiting Hours

Monday
8 am–8 pm
Tuesday
8 am–8 pm
Wednesday
8 am–8 pm
Thursday
8 am–8 pm
Friday
8 am–8 pm
Saturday
8 am–8 pm
Sunday
8 am–8 pm

Shop

  • Lake Forest Hospital Gift Shop

Dine

  • Lake Forest Hospital Café
  • Starbucks
Services and Amenities Map

ATM Locations

A First Northern Credit Union ATM is located across from the main registration desk at 1000 N. Westmoreland Road.

Hotels and Lodging

Lake Forest Hospital has partnered with the Residence Inn Lake Forest/Mettawa to offer a reduced room rate for patients and visitors. Please call 847.615.2701 and let them know you are a guest of Lake Forest Hospital, or visit the hotel's website at marriott.com/CHILK and enter code NMH under the “Special Rates” section of the booking tool.

See below for other area hotels:

Worship Services

Lake Forest Hospital Chapel

During construction, the hospital chapel located in the southeast corner of the hospital in Pavilion F is closed for construction. A temporary chapel is in the Waud Family Pavilion (Pavilion E) near the 2nd Floor Family Waiting Area. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The chapel provides space for prayer, reflection and meditation. All people and all faith traditions are welcome. Spiritual items such as sacred texts, prayer rugs, rosaries and prayer books are available.


Hours:

Open 24 hours a day

Departments and Services

Main Facility
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.234.5600

Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.534.3278

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Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.582.2134

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Northwestern Medicine Diagnostic Imaging Lake Forest

847.234.5600

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Northwestern Medicine Endocrinology and Metabolism Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.7647

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Northwestern Medicine Endometriosis and Fibroid Care Clinic

847.535.8300

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Bays Medical Building

847.234.5600

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Behavioral Health

847.535.6489

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Emergency Department

847.535.6150

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Labor and Delivery

847.535.6352

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Laboratory Services

847.535.6209

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Neurosciences

847.535.7658

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Palliative Care

847.535.7058

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Sleep Disorders Center

847.535.8000

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Wound Center

847.535.7600

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Northwestern Medicine Mental Health Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.6489

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Northwestern Medicine Occupational Health Lake Forest Hospital

833.622.6333

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Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedics Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.8500

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Northwestern Medicine Outpatient Rehabilitation Lake Forest Hospital 1000 North Westmoreland Road

630.933.1500

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Northwestern Medicine Pain Medicine Lake Forest

847.535.6793

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Northwestern Medicine Rheumatology Lake Forest

847.535.7647

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Northwestern Medicine Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Lake Forest

312.694.7337

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Wood-Prince Family Stroke Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.7658

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Behavioral Health
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Behavioral Health

847.535.6489

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Neurosciences

847.535.7658

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Northwestern Medicine Mental Health Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.6489

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Cancer Care
Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.582.2134

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Neurosciences

847.535.7658

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Cardiovascular Care
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.534.3278

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Emergency Medicine
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Emergency Department

847.535.6150

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Endocrinology and Metabolism
Northwestern Medicine Endocrinology and Metabolism Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.7647

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Imaging Services
Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.582.2134

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Northwestern Medicine Diagnostic Imaging Lake Forest

847.234.5600

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Neurosciences

847.535.7658

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Lab Services
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Laboratory Services

847.535.6209

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Neurosciences

847.535.7658

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Neurosciences
Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.582.2134

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Neurosciences

847.535.7658

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Sleep Disorders Center

847.535.8000

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Wood-Prince Family Stroke Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.7658

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Occupational Health
Northwestern Medicine Occupational Health Lake Forest Hospital

833.622.6333

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Orthopaedics
Northwestern Medicine Endocrinology and Metabolism Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.7647

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Emergency Department

847.535.6150

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Neurosciences

847.535.7658

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Northwestern Medicine Orthopaedics Lake Forest Hospital

847.535.8500

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Pain Management
Northwestern Medicine Pain Medicine Lake Forest

847.535.6793

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Pediatrics
Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.582.2134

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Bays Medical Building

847.234.5600

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Emergency Department

847.535.6150

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Pulmonary
Rehabilitation Services
Northwestern Medicine Outpatient Rehabilitation Lake Forest Hospital 1000 North Westmoreland Road

630.933.1500

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Rheumatology
Northwestern Medicine Rheumatology Lake Forest

847.535.7647

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Surgical Services
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.534.3278

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Cancer Center at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

847.582.2134

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Bays Medical Building

847.234.5600

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Women's Health
Northwestern Medicine Endometriosis and Fibroid Care Clinic

847.535.8300

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Bays Medical Building

847.234.5600

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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Labor and Delivery

847.535.6352

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Northwestern Medicine Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Lake Forest

312.694.7337

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Wound Care
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital Wound Center

847.535.7600

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Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine is proud to have five hospitals ranked among "America’s Best" including Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the No. 1 hospital in Illinois for 13 straight years (tie), by U.S. News & World Report, 2024 – 2025. 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 and people we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.®

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For a list of the Northwestern Medical Group physicians at Lake Forest Hospital, download this PDF.