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Two Hip Replacements – One Surgical Robot – Quicker Recovery

[caption id="attachment_23655" align="alignright" width="200"] Cindy Kittle feels great after Dr. Ehmke replaced both of her hip at Silver Cross Hospital. The second surgery was performed using the Hospital's with using new Mako arm-assisted surgical robot.[/caption] Walking, taking a bath, getting dressed, and even putting on socks...

Tired of Leaking When You Cough or Sneeze? Take Back Control Of Your Life.

  [caption id="attachment_23630" align="alignright" width="232"] Dr. Kenneth Finkelstein, OB/GYN[/caption] According to the National Association for Incontinence, nearly 30 million women in the United States suffer from over active bladder (OAB), defined as urinary urge incontinence (leaking) and urgency‐frequency (frequent urges to urinate). With so many women suffering from...

Why Wait for Allergy Relief?

If you're experiencing seasonal allergy symptoms, like sneezing, congestion, and runny nose, you're not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 50 million people are affected by seasonal allergies each year. Instead of waiting hours or days to get treatment for...

Stroke Scare Leads to Successful Sinus Surgery

[caption id="attachment_23604" align="alignleft" width="372"] Dr. Patel (left) recently performed outpatient surgery to remove a non-cancerous mass known as a frontoethmoid mucocele providing Anthony Apostolou (right) with much needed relief[/caption] Anthony Apostolou was suffering from a sinus infection that got worse after a few days. As he...

Frankfort Woman Survives Heart Attack, Beats Colon Cancer

[caption id="attachment_23610" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. BrookePhillips, medical oncologist with theUniversity of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross, talks with Terry Giorgi about her options to treat her colon tumor.[/caption] Terry Giorgi couldn’t wait to see her grandchildren over spring break after enduring a heart...