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Northwestern Medical Group Primary Care at Lake Forest Hospital

In Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital McGaw Medical Building


One of Chicago’s largest medical practices, Northwestern Medical Group is a primary and multi-specialty group of employed physicians with more than 1,000 physicians and other healthcare professionals with expertise in roughly 40 medical specialties and sub-specialties. Our location at the Lake Forest Hospital offers a world-class environment, designed to create an exceptional experience for patients and physicians. The welcoming environment is supported by state-of-the-art technology and access to medical services throughout Northwestern Medicine.  

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 of the Cancer Center can use the hospital’s dedicated North Entrance and Parking Lot 1.

The Emergency Department and Maternity Services are located inside the hospital’s South Entrance. A circle drive can be used for patient drop-off, while close self-parking is available in Lot 3.

Patient parking for the Bays and McGaw medical office buildings is located just east of the McGaw Medical Building. Patients and visitors can also park in a new lot adjacent to the 700 building.

As always, patients and visitors to the medical office buildings 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.

Valet Parking is complimentary and available during the following hours:

  • 900 Building Entrance 7:30 am–5:00 pm
  • 800 Building Entrance 7:30 am–5:00 pm
  • Hospital Main Entrance 5:30 am–5:00 pm

Patient and Visitor Information

Hours of Operation

8 am–5 pm
8 am–5 pm
8 am–6 pm
8 am–5 pm
8 am–5 pm
8 am–12 pm

If you are currently using RelayHealth or athenahealth, your patient portal has changed to the MyNM Patient Portal. Sign up for the MyNM Patient Portal to communicate with your care team online using your computer, smartphone, or tablet.

Note: If you are a new MyNM Patient Portal user, some features may not be available to you until after your first appointment.

Download our Services and Amenities Map.


Our Primary Care Providers offer comprehensive medical care for you and your family. Services include:

  • Medical evaluation and diagnostic tests
  • Chronic disease management
  • Preventive care and screening tests

We also coordinate your care with other specialists when needed, including medical subspecialties and surgery. We are committed to caring for you as a whole person and making sure you always get the best health care possible. 

Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine is proud to have five hospitals ranked among “America’s Best” by U.S. News & World Report for 2023-24. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the only Illinois hospital on the national Honor Roll for 12 straight years, 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.