Westlake Hospital

1225 W Lake St, Melrose Park, IL 60160   708-783-3405   Facility Website

About Westlake Hospital


Founded in 1925, Westlake Hospital is a 225-bed facility committed to providing exceptional service, warm hospitality and excellent quality care to its patients and physicians. Located in Melrose Park, Illinois, Westlake Hospital is a full-service hospital dedicated to providing health care for the community using the most advanced treatments, comprehensive resources and expert support.

Many of its affiliated physicians are leaders in their fields, teaching the next generation of medical providers through the hospital’s highly regarding internal medicine residency program. In addition to providing traditional hospital care, Westlake offers services ranging from high-tech diagnostic procedures usually offered in large teaching institutions to specialized inpatient services, including a behavioral health unit and inpatient detoxification program. Westlake also offers expert outpatient care in the Leonard J. Muller Ambulatory Surgery Center, Women’s Imaging Center, Back and Neck Pain Center and the West Suburban Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Westlake also has the highest percentage of private-bed rooms in Chicago’s western suburbs.

As a Chest Pain Accredited Center, Westlake is at the forefront of cardiac care. Plus, Westlake is one of the select few Chicago area hospitals to offer the latest in cardiac imaging technology, offering patients with heart problems high quality coronary CT imaging with a 70% reduction in radiation exposure.

Westlake is also at the forefront of bariatric surgery. As one of only three programs in the Chicagoland area to be a fully accredited Bariatric Surgery Program by the American College of Surgeons, Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN), the West Suburban Center for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery provides the most advanced surgical options and nationally recognized quality care.


Family Practice
Westlake Hospital

Parent Facility

Vanguard Health Chicago Chicago, Illinois

Community of Melrose Park

The City of Chicago covers an area of 60,000 hectares and sits 176 meters (578 feet) above sea level on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. At 190 km wide and 495 km long, its the 5th largest body of fresh water in the world. The city is traversed by the Chicago and Calumet rivers. Chicago's extensive parklands, including 3,000 hectares of city parks attract an estimated 86 million visitors annually. As a multicultural city that thrives on the harmony and diversity of its neighborhoods, Chicago today embodies the values of America's heartland-integrity, hard work and community and reflects the ideals in the social fabric of its 77 distinct neighborhoods. Chicago is recognized across the United States as a very passionate sports town. Chicago is a leader in reforming public schools, enhancing public safety and security initiatives, providing affordable housing in attractive and economically sound communities, ensuring accessibility for all and fostering, social, economic and environmental sustainability.

Local Attractions in Melrose Park

Census Data for Chicago


Total 5231351


H.S. Grads83.7%
Bachelors & Higher33.7%


Under 5 Years6.6%
Under 18 Years23.5%
Over 65 Years12.1%


Total Units2175941
Ownership Rate59.8%
Median Home Value$256900.0


Total Area945.33 sq. miles
Persons/sq. mile5495.1


Persons per Household2.64