SwedishAmerican Hospital

UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital has served Rockford, IL., and surrounding communities for more than 100 years. With access to one of the nation's leading academic health systems, patients receive remarkable care at a location close to home.


Our hospital

UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital is an acute care hospital offering more than 40 specialties to care for your family.

Facility highlights

Remarkable care with your convenience in mind

Keeping you well
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For more than a century, we have strived to build a stronger, healthier community for the people of northern Illinois. At UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital, patients receive care from world-class medical experts right in Rockford.

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Visiting hours

Visiting hours are 8 a.m.–8 p.m. daily.

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Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available.

Featured services

Partnering for your health

World-class UW Health doctors who specialize in everything from cardiology to cancer see patients from Rockford and the surrounding area every day. It’s all about getting you the right care right here, close to home.

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Remarkable heart care for kids

UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital offers outstanding heart care for kids from expertly trained UW Health Kids cardiologists and pediatric heart surgeons.

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Expert cancer care close to home

UW Health oncologists provide patients with expert cancer care close to home. This partnership closely connects patients with the UW Health | Carbone Cancer Center – one of only 51 cancer centers designated as “comprehensive” by the National Cancer Institute.

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Inpatient and outpatient surgery

When you need surgery, our skilled surgery team is here for you. We have decades of experience performing highly complex surgery and offer a number of services to help in your recovery. We’re the only area hospital to offer complimentary massages before and after surgery. We also have surgical liaisons dedicated to keeping loved ones informed throughout surgery and recovery.


  • Cardiac

  • da Vinci robotic surgery

  • Ear, nose and throat

  • Endocrine

  • General surgery

  • Gynecological

  • Laser

  • Laparoscopic

  • Neurosurgery

  • Oncology

  • Ophthalmology

  • Orthopedic

  • Plastic/reconstructive

  • Thoracic

  • Urology

  • Vascular

Outpatient surgery

We offer a patient-friendly outpatient surgery environment featuring private recovery rooms and personalized care.

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Emergency care

Emergency Department information

Parking and transportation

General parking information (non-emergency)

Self-parking and valet parking are available at SwedishAmerican Hospital.

Hours of operation

Here for you

  • Open 24/7
  • Monday24 Hours
  • Tuesday24 Hours
  • Wednesday24 Hours
  • Thursday24 Hours
  • Friday24 Hours
  • Saturday24 Hours
  • Sunday24 Hours


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