Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

660 N Westmoreland Rd, Lake Forest IL, 60045

(847) 496-3371

71% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Clinical Quality Awards

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Clinical Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Our Clinical Quality

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 203 hospital cases and a national average of 203 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 51 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 67 cases.

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As Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 323 cases.

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Better Than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 59 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 79 cases.

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As Expected
Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 153 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 146 cases.

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As Expected
Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 74 cases.

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As Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 37 cases.

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As Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 169 cases.

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Better Than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 39 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 114 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 339 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 1408 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 2973 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 121 cases.

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As Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 107 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 323 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 471 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 215 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 366 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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National Average
Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 55 hospital cases and a national average of 124 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 81 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Data Source

Our Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

71% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

Rated As Expected in 10 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital

660 N Westmoreland Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

The main hospital is located on a 160-acre campus at 660 North Westmoreland Road in Lake Forest. Also on the campus is the Westmoreland Nursing Center, Bays (900) Medical Office Building, McGaw (800) Medical Office Building, 700 Medical Office Buildings, Dearhaven Child Care and Learning Center, and the Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center.

Parking

Free Parking
Complimentary valet service drop off

Visiting Hours

General visiting hours are 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult. A maximum of two visitors per patient are allowed at one time.

Monday 11:00am-8:00pm

Tuesday 11:00am-8:00pm

Wednesday 11:00am-8:00pm

Thursday 11:00am-8:00pm

Friday 11:00am-8:00pm

Saturday 11:00am-8:00pm

Sunday 11:00am-8:00pm