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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...

Another ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety

Silver Cross Hospital has once again been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an “A” grade in the Fall 2016 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, accidents, injuries, and infections. Only 45 out of 113...

First MAKO Robotic-arm Knee Surgery Performed on Mokena Woman

[caption id="attachment_23271" align="alignright" width="302"] Pictured with Tom Antkowiak, M.D., is Mokena resident Hope Marsden, who is now pain free after having partial knee replacement robotic surgery using the new Mako™ System at The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital.[/caption] Hope Marsden suffered from...

Are Headaches Ruining your Life?

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a headache is a major reason why people miss work or school and visit the doctor. Headaches cost the U.S. billions of dollars a year in direct costs and lost productivity. Without proper treatment, headaches...

Silver Cross Makes Stroke Honor Roll

Silver Cross Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally...