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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...

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Celebrating 5 Years in New Lenox

Five years ago, Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox on Feb. 26, 2012. Since then, Silver Cross has cared for more than 1.3 million patients while continuing to bring new services and enhanced expertise to the...

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Single-Incision Robotic Gallbladder Surgery Puts New Lenox Woman in Good Mood

[caption id="attachment_23505" align="alignright" width="300"] Christina Fisher feels great after Dr. Laura Ragauskaite removed her gallbladder through a single-incision in her belly button at The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital.[/caption] For years, Christina Fisher experienced episodes of heart burn, acid reflux and abdominal...

Orland Park Couple finds Relief after Complex Robotic Surgeries

[caption id="attachment_23472" align="alignright" width="300"] Pictured with Thomas Vasdekas, M.D. (center), are Orland Park residents Abdiel and Lillian Almodovar, who both had robotic procedures at the Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital.[/caption] After 43 years of marriage, Orland Park residents Lillian and Abdiel Almodovar...

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Chicago’s Largest Robotic Surgery Program at Silver Cross Hospital

The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital  is performing complex procedures safely and with more precision than ever before. This means patients experience less pain and scarring, a shorter hospital stay, and recover quickly. With three da Vinci® surgical robots - including the...

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Come to the Senior Advantage Health Fair Nov. 29

Silver Cross Senior Advantage will hold a Senior Health Fair on Tuesday, November 29 from 7  to 11 a.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.  Complimentary valet parking available. Maggie DelReal, Senior Vice President of United Healthcare, will present a...