Our highly trained surgeons operate at both Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital's seven operating room suites and the Northwestern Grayslake Surgery Center. They use the latest surgical and minimally invasive techniques, as well as cutting-edge technology, to help patients recover more quickly.
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital works with many surgeons in a variety of specialties, including:
- Cardiac Surgery
- Colorectal Surgery
- Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT or Otolaryngology)
- General Surgery
- Gynecologic Surgery
- Gynecologic Oncology Surgery
- Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery
- Oncology Surgery
- Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Pediatric General Surgery
- Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT or Otolaryngology)
- Pediatric Neurosurgery
- Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
- Pediatric Urology
- Plastic Surgery
- Podiatric Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery
- Transplant Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
The surgical staff works with our Anesthesia Department, where each physician is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology.
Preparing for Surgery
We understand that surgery can produce anxiety, but rest assured that we take your care very seriously. Our surgical team is expertly trained, and our nurses focus on your comfort before and after your surgery.
As you schedule and prepare for your surgery or that of your child, your physician and nurse will supply you with specific, detailed information to help you prepare for the procedure. The following general information will help guide you, but please direct any specific questions to your physician.
Learn more about what to expect when you have surgery at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital.
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We offer a variety of appointment times to best fit our patients' busy schedules. Please call to determine the best appointment time for you.