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Third Time’s a Charm in Losing 100 Pounds

[caption id="attachment_23800" align="alignleft" width="187"] Debra Minos lost 109 lbs following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy at Silver Cross Hospital.[/caption] Twice in her life, Debra “Debbie” Mironas has lost 100 pounds, but she struggled to maintain the healthier weight. “I wanted to ensure that my third attempt at losing...

New Device Treats Acid Reflux Leaving No Scars

[caption id="attachment_23753" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Kamran Ayub holds an endoscope that he uses when performing the TIF procedure. The procedure helps to manage acid reflux disease without making any incisions in the patient’s abdomen.[/caption] A new device at Silver Cross Hospital is helping patients with GERD...

Kurtz & Vana Families Give Transformation Gift for ER Expansion

[caption id="attachment_23748" align="alignright" width="300"] Paul Pawlak, President/CEO of Silver Cross Hospital; Marilyn Kutz; Tom Vana; and Michele Vana.[/caption] Local business leaders Marilyn Kurtz and Tom and Michele Vana recently invested in Silver Cross with a substantial undisclosed donation for the enhancement and expansion of emergency services...