Heart Surgery at Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
A skilled staff, state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and leading edge surgical and non-invasive capabilities make Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital regional destinations for heart and vascular care.
You’ll find comfort in these achievements and exceptional results:
- Thanks to the heart surgery team’s dedication to eliminating preventable surgical complications, cardiac surgery patients treated at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital have experienced no sternal wound infections following surgery for over seven years in a row (more than 1660 procedures).
- Avoidance of major morbidity (stroke, renal failure, bleeding) after CABG is better than 95 percent of hospitals nationally.
- The readmission rate after CABG surgery at Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) and Delnor Hospital is lower than national averages, thanks to excellent planning and post-hospital support combined with comprehensive follow-up care.
- Interoperative transfusion rates at CDH are 30 percent lower and its postoperative transfusion rates are 50 percent lower than the Society of Thoracic Surgery average.
To make an appointment with a Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group heart surgeon, call 630.933.4480. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.