SwedishAmerican Hospital

Since 2015, SwedishAmerican has been part of the UW Health family, offering patients from Rockford and north-central Illinois convenient access to remarkable medical care.


Remarkable care for north-central Illinois

Welcome to SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health. Serving greater Rockford, northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, SwedishAmerican features a major 339-bed acute care hospital and free-standing outpatient cancer center in Rockford, a medical center in Belvidere, a network of 30 primary care and multi-specialty clinics and the region’s largest home healthcare agency.

Located in the heart of Rockford, our flagship -- SwedishAmerican Hospital -- is a 339-bed, full-service hospital that is home to more than 400 active and courtesy staff providers, encompassing over 40 different specialties to care for your family.

Facility highlights

Remarkable care with your convenience in mind

Saving you out-of-town travel, UW Health’s partnership with SwedishAmerican means you or your child can receive world-class care close to home.

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For more than a century, SwedishAmerican has strived to build a stronger, healthier community for the people of northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin and beyond. As a division of UW Health, SwedishAmerican offers patients appointments with world-class medical experts right here in Rockford.

Swedes offers many unique advantages for patients in northern Illinois, including: the only heart hospital in the region; the largest regional cancer center; a full network of primary care, immediate care and multi-specialty clinics; and the entire spectrum of outpatient, wellness and education programs.


Visiting Hours

Due to COVID-19, please see the current SwedishAmerican visitor policies or call Guest Relations at (779) 696-3898 with any questions.

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Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford, SwedishAmerican Medical Center in Belvidere and all clinic locations.

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Flowers and gifts

Contact Lori’s Gifts to order flowers or gifts by calling (779) 696-4320 or going online. With gift shop locations at our State Street entrance and Charles Street store, we have something special for your friend or loved one.

Featured services

Partnering for your health

World-class UW Health doctors who specialize in everything 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

SwedishAmerican offers outstanding heart care for kids from expertly trained UW Health pediatric cardiologists and pediatric heart surgeons. These doctors are part of UW Health’s Pediatric Heart Program, ranked #36 in the country (2020) by U.S. News & World Report. SwedishAmerican also offers a full complement of specialty care from UW Health doctors so local patients get the best care without the long travel.

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Expert Cancer Care Close to Home

UW Health oncologists complement SwedishAmerican’s team of cancer doctors to provide patients with expert cancer care close to home. This partnership closely connects patients with the UW Carbone Cancer Center in Madison – one of only 51 cancer centers designated as “comprehensive” by the National Cancer Institute.

Emergency care

Emergency Room Information

We treat more than 70,000 patients at our two Emergency Rooms located in Rockford and Belvidere.

Parking and transportation

General Parking Information (non-emergency)

Normally, self-parking or valet parking is available at our flagship hospital in Rockford. We regret that valet parking is temporarily NOT operating to protect our patients and associates, in light of concern about the COVID-19 virus. We appreciate your understanding this temporary inconvenience to enhance the safety of your visit.

At our Belvidere Medical Center and all other SwedishAmerican locations, free parking is available just steps from our entrance.

  • SwedishAmerican Hospital
    • 1401 E. State Street / Rockford, IL
    • (779) 696-4400
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    • Since 2015, SwedishAmerican has been part of the UW Health family, offering patients from Rockford and north-central Illinois convenient access to remarkable medical care.

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    • 1401 E. State Street / Rockford, IL
    • (779) 696-4400