Northwest Hospital and medical Center

Our Services

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center provides complete medical and surgical services in both inpatient and outpatient settings, at two convenient locations – our main hospital campus and the Northwest Outpatient Medical Center.

This section contains more information about the full range of services offered at Northwest Hospital, including location and contact information, descriptions of the program, and general health information and resources that will help prepare you for your visit.

Emergency Department

At Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, we understand that no one can predict when an accident or medical emergency will occur. If it does, we want our community to be confident in knowing that advanced emergency care is available in a comfortable, nearby location .

The Northwest Hospital Emergency Department includes:

  • 12,000 square feet of patient care areas
  • 24 private treatment rooms, including five trauma/critical care rooms
  • Mobile admitting stations, allowing bedside patient admissions
  • A triage room that is staffed 24 hours a day
  • Quick access to other key treatment areas in the hospital , such as the , cardiac catheterization lab
  • Waiting areas for family and friends

The Northwest Hospital Emergency Department also:

  • Supports our cardiology patients by reducing door-to-“balloon” time for patients needing immediate cardiac catheter treatment. This means one of the fastest times-to-treatment in the region for cardiac patients.
  • Facilitates immediate patient entry into the hospital’s Stroke Program , which is dedicated to improving recovery rates for stroke patients through rapid response, team medicine and a standardized plan of care

Our physicians, nurses and staff are committed to providing personalized, quality care with compassion, dignity and respect. Our staff includes physicians who are board certified in emergency medicine and emergency nurses with Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), pediatric and trauma training. Our goal is to provide you and your family with the best emergency care and outstanding customer service

CALL 911 IF YOU NEED IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION. For your other urgent care needs, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is conveniently located in North Seattle, accessible from both I-5 and Highway 99.

Childbirth Center

Motherhood is an incredible adventure, and your labor and delivery is just the beginning. As you begin your journey, we want you to know that our staff is here for you every step of the way. Our staff has travelled that journey with mothers and families many times before, but we recognize that each family is special and unique.At the Northwest Hospital Childbirth Center we believe that you, your partner and your support people are the most important members of your care team. Our center was designed to support your entire birth experience and to ensure you’re able to share this unforgettable experience with your family and loved-ones.

Being pregnant can be one of the most important experiences of a woman’s life. Over the years, the Northwest Hospital childbirth team has shared in the excitement you and your partner are feeling, today. Along with the mounting anticipation of welcoming your new baby into the world, parents-to-be also have to synthesize a lot of new information and make preparations for their growing family. Sometimes this can feel overwhelming but don’t worry; our team is here to help.

Every mother who takes a tour and chooses to give birth at the Childbirth Center will receive an informative binder. This binder is designed to prepare you for the adventure of pregnancy, labor and delivery and later, bringing your new baby home. This packet also includes a complementary six month subscription to interactive online parenting tutorials and videos, which will help answer all your questions and prepare you for the big day.

You have nine months to prepare for your baby’s birth but you need to prepare for your baby’s life, too. You and your partner have many decisions to make over the next coming months – choosing an obstetrician , picking out the proper crib and deciding if you are going to use cloth or disposable diapers. Another very important decision is choosing a physician who will care for your baby, and possibly the rest of your family, too.

Whether you are looking for a family doctor, pregnancy health care or other services, our expert medical staff includes a variety of providers that will be able to help with you and your growing family’s health care needs.

We’re looking forward to meeting you and hearing about your family.

For more information on Northwest Hospital providers, please call our physician referral line at 206-633-4636.

Seattle Childrens

  • Cancer and Blood Disorders

    We offer a full range of care for cancer and blood disorders. In 2011, U.S. News & World Report ranked Children’s Cancer program 8th best in the country.

  • Craniofacial Center

    Our Craniofacial team is one of largest in the nation — and one of the most respected. That’s because our craniofacial specialists tailor a unique plan of care for every child we see.

  • General Surgery

    Some people think that surgeons who operate on adults are also experts on kids. We don’t agree. Growing bodies are different than adult bodies. That’s why our doctors are board-certified in pediatric surgery.

  • Heart Center

    We offer the most comprehensive heart care in the region for infants, children and teens. In 2011, U.S. News & World Report ranked Children’s Heart Center one of the top medical and surgical heart teams in the country.

  • Neonatology

    Your critically ill newborn or premature infant will be cared for by a team of medical and surgical experts, who have the most experience in the region dealing with rare and complex conditions. In 2011, U.S.
    News & World Report ranked Children’s Neonatology program one of the best in the country.

  • Neurosurgery

    Our doctors use the most advanced imaging and surgical techniques to treat children with conditions affecting the brain and central nervous system. In 2011, U.S. News & World Report magazine ranked Children’s Neurosurgery program 10th best in the country.

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

    Our Orthopedics team is known for developing innovative treatment and providing world-class care. In addition to prevention, our doctors offer early diagnosis and sophisticated techniques to treat and manage musculoskeletal problems. In 2011, U.S. News & World Report ranked Children’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine program one of the best in the country.

  • Transplant Center

    We offer comprehensive evaluation, care, compassion and respect to children and teens with end-stage diseases of the heart, liver, kidneys and intestine. Your child’s care will be coordinated by transplant specialists dedicated to giving your family the information and support you need all along the way.

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