For the 10th consecutive year, Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in Illinois and is recognized among the top hospitals in the country, ranking No. 10 nationally on the prestigious “America’s Best Hospitals” Honor Roll published by U.S. News & World Report, 2021 – 2022.
Our decade at the top reflects a shared commitment to excellence among the physicians and staff who provide exceptional care and donors who continue to fuel better medicine. Earning this ranking during the COVID-19 pandemic further underscores just how dedicated Northwestern Medicine is to the patients and communities we are privileged to serve.
Northwestern Medicine hospitals throughout the system were recognized as Best Hospitals in Chicago Metro and Illinois:
- Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital is ranked No. 10 in Chicago Metro and No. 10 in Illinois.
- Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital is ranked No. 13 in Chicago Metro and No. 15 in Illinois.
- Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital, Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Woodstock Hospital are ranked together at No. 14 in Chicago Metro and No. 16 in Illinois.
- Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is ranked No. 17 in Chicago Metro and No. 19 in Illinois.
Additionally, 10 Northwestern Memorial Hospital clinical programs are ranked nationally, including the following seven in the top 15 in the country:
- Cancer (No. 6)
- Geriatrics (No. 8)
- Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (No. 9)
- Neurology and Neurosurgery (No. 9)
- Urology (No. 11)
- Cardiology and Heart Surgery (No. 12)
- Pulmonology and Lung Surgery (No. 14)
“Through challenging times, and in moments of hope, our physicians, nurses and staff are there when patients need us,” says Connie Falcone, president, Northwestern Memorial Foundation. “Throughout the pandemic, our relentless quest for better medicine never ceased. We are committed to providing leading-edge, compassionate care while working to advance treatments and clinical research. This is made possible through the generosity of our donors.”
Your support of Northwestern Memorial Foundation allows world-class physician-scientists at Northwestern Medicine to turn breakthrough research into innovative medical practice. Your donations drive our progress, keep us at the forefront of medicine and allow us to remain one of the leading care providers in the nation.