Health Care in Carol Stream
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield has provided the DuPage County community with quality health care for over 50 years. Ranked among the Top 10 hospitals in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage is a regional destination for oncology, neurology, pediatric and cardiovascular care as well as home to a nationally-ranked orthopedics program.
In addition to being one of the most extensive surgical hospitals in Illinois, Central DuPage Hospital benefits from a partnership with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, an integration that allows patients to participate in leading-edge clinical trials and fosters an environment of world-class patient care, academic inquiry and ground-breaking research.
A leader in innovative care, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage was the first in Illinois to offer a Mobile Stroke Unit. The specialized ambulance is equipped with a 16-slice CT scanner to take detailed images of the brain, a direct telemedicine connection to neurologists, and stroke-specific medications.
With the expansion of the nationally-ranked Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute to Central DuPage, the hospital is a destination for patients seeking superior cardiovascular care closer to where they live and work. The Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Central DuPage Hospital offers the unique blend of academic medicine and clinical research in a community hospital setting.
The Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Warrenville offers cutting-edge medical, surgical and radiation oncology treatment options, as well as access to research and clinical trials. The Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center is the first and only proton therapy center in Illinois to provide innovative proton radiation treatment.
With access to more than 140 Lurie Children’s pediatric specialists representing a comprehensive range of medical conditions, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital offers an array of pediatric outpatient specialty care that’s unmatched in the western suburbs.