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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 peformed using the Hospital's with using new Mako arm-assisted surgical robot.[/caption] Walking, taking a bath, getting dressed, and even putting on socks...

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...

How Healthy is your Heart? Find out for $40

[caption id="attachment_23465" align="alignright" width="225"] Silver Cross Hospital Cardiovascular Technician Sherrye Woods checks Kathleen Rehr's blood pressure during a baseline cardiac risk assessment.[/caption] According to the American Heart Association, each year, about 635,000 people in the U.S. have a new heart attack and about 300,000 have a...

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...

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...

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...