Abbott Northwestern Hospital



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We’re building the future of health care! Construction at the Abbott Northwestern Hospital campus will affect your arrival and access points:

Section of southbound 10th Avenue closed

Hospital roof work, starting on Monday, April 15, will require closing a section of southbound 10th Avenue. To accommodate equipment for the roof project, the southbound lane will be closed from 26th Street to our Emergency Department entrance. Northbound traffic will flow normally and the Emergency Department entrance will be open with access from 28th Street. This roof project is expected to be complete June 15.

Valet parking & drop-off/pick-up

Use the temporary main entrance at the Main Hospital West Building. To reach it, turn left from East 28th Street, just east of Chicago Avenue.


Park in the Purple Ramp by entering from Chicago Avenue or eastbound East 28th Street. Find the ramp lobby on Level 3 to access the skyway. You may walk to the hospital campus or catch a free ride through the skyway via our electric cart service, available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays.

Emergency care

Turn in to the Emergency Department entrance from 10th Avenue South between East 26th Street and East 28th Street.

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As the largest private hospital in the Twin Cities, Abbott Northwestern Hospital is recognized nationally and locally for exceptional expertise and care. Each year, the hospital serves more than 200,000 patients and their families from across the Twin Cities and upper Midwest.

We’re building the future of health care! Clinicians, staff, community members and donors gathered on Sept. 14 to break ground for our new surgical and critical care building. See the event video.

Featured services

Abbott Northwestern Hospital offers a wide range of services including inpatient, outpatient and emergency care, as well as many specialty services.

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The Abbott Northwestern Neuroscience Institute

The Abbott Northwestern Neuroscience Institute is one of the leading centers for neurological care in the Twin Cities and upper Midwest.

Learn more about the Abbott Northwestern Neuroscience Institute.

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Surgical services

Abbott Northwestern Hospital provides world-class medical and surgical services for many types of procedures.

Learn more about surgical services at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and also about preparing for surgery.

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Allina Health Cancer Institute

Abbott Northwestern Hospital provides comprehensive care through all aspects of cancer prevention, early detection and treatment.

Learn more about cancer care at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

Mother Baby Center

The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern and Children’s Minnesota

The Mother Baby Center is a partnership between Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota, which means you and your baby receive expert, respectful, and personalized care across your whole journey.

Learn more about birth services at The Mother Baby Center.

World’s Best Hospital

Abbott Northwestern Hospital is proud to be recognized as a 2022 World’s Best Hospital by Newsweek and Statistica Inc. The recognition was made possible by our caregivers, team members and patients who entrust us with their care.

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Visiting guidelines

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Campus revitalization project

Abbott Northwestern Hospital is undergoing a 10-year campus revitalization project that will create a new state-of-the art building for surgery services and critical care. The project also includes a new Central Utility Plant that produces efficient energy for the hospital campus and the Purple Parking Ramp, which accommodates multiple modes of transportation. 

Follow us on Twitter @ANWHospital for the latest updates.

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Start finding your way

Download the Allina Health mobile app to your Apple or Android device to get turn-by-turn directions from your front door to your destination on the hospital campus.

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