About Us

We’re Committed To Keeping You Well

For more than a century, Swedes has cared for our community and the great people who live here. That’s why we’re dedicated to delivering high quality healthcare and strategies to keep you and your family well. As a division of UW Health, we offer patients local access to many world-class specialists right here in Rockford.
At Swedes, we care for people throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin with:

  • A dedicated and caring staff
  • A major acute care hospital
  • A medical center in Belvidere
  • The only heart hospital in the region 
  • The largest regional cancer center
  • A network of primary care, immediate care and multi-specialty clinics
  • A home healthcare agency
  • A full spectrum of outpatient, wellness and education programs


Through excellence in healthcare and compassionate service, we care for our community.


Remarkable healthcare.