Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Stats & Services

General Information

Operated by: Not-for-profit
Hospital type: General medical and surgical
Number of Beds: 205
Parent system: Northwestern Memorial Healthcare

Statistics

Admissions: 9,024
Inpatient surgeries: 1,886
Outpatient visits: 203,209
Emergency room visits: 54,131
Births: 1,718
Number of Beds: 205

Services Provided

Inpatient

  • Birthing room
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • Elderly/disabled (Skilled nursing care)
  • End-of-life services (Pain management)
  • Heart surgery (adult)*
  • Hospitalists
  • Infection isolation room
  • Heart catheterization—treatment (adult)
  • Neonatal intensive care*
  • Neonatal intermediate care
  • Cancer services
  • Psychiatric care (Partial hospitalization* and Psychiatric emergency services*)

Outpatient

  • Arthritis center
  • Bariatric/weight control services*
  • Breast cancer screening/mammograms
  • Certified trauma center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Complementary/alternative medicine
  • Dental services*
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • Extracorporeal shock lithotripter
  • Fitness center
  • Genetic testing/counseling*
  • Geriatric services
  • HIV-AIDS services*
  • Home health services
  • Heart catheterization—treatment (adult)
  • Chemotherapy
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Psychiatric services (Child/adolescent services*, Consultation* and Outpatient care*)
  • Sleep center
  • Stop-smoking program
  • Sports medicine
  • Women's health center
  • Wound management services

Patient/Family Support Services

  • Help with government services
  • Chaplaincy/pastoral care services
  • Cancer services
  • Patient support groups
  • Patient representative/ombusdman

Community Outreach

  • Health fairs
  • Health screenings

Imaging Services (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)

  • CT scanner
  • Diagnostic radioisotope facility
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Multislice spiral CT
  • Ultrasound

* At another location in healthcare system or through arrangement with another provider.

Employed Staff

Full Time

Physicians and dentists*: 4
Registered nurses: 198
Licensed practical nurses: 0
Faculty Personnel: NA

Part Time

Physicians and dentists*: 25
Registered nurses: 187
Licensed practical nurses: 0
Faculty Personnel: NA

* At many hospitals, physicians and dentists are not on staff. They are paid as faculty by a medical school or through other arrangements

This information was provided by the American Hospital Association. Find out more about AHA data products at www.ahadata.com.

Data last updated July 2013


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