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Digestive Diseases

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...

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...

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...

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...