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Third Time’s a Charm in Losing 100 Pounds

[caption id="attachment_23800" align="alignleft" width="187"] Debra Minos lost 109 lbs following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy at Silver Cross Hospital.[/caption] Twice in her life, Debra “Debbie” Mironas has lost 100 pounds, but she struggled to maintain the healthier weight. “I wanted to ensure that my third attempt at losing...

Silver Cross Hospital Receives Three Women’s Choice Awards®

Silver Cross Hospital recently received three 2017  recognitions from the Women’s Choice Award for:  America’s Best Bariatric Surgery America’s Best Obstetrics and America’s Best Heart Care. The Women’s Choice Award, a national referral source for women, is the only recognition that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust...

Specialist Spotlight: Weight Loss Surgery

[caption id="attachment_22993" align="alignright" width="300"] Since 2003, Christopher Joyce, M.D. and Brain Lahmann, M.D. have been leading the charge locally helping nearly 5,000 individuals live healthier and happier lives after weight loss surgery.[/caption] Obesity is a growing epidemic in our country occurring in 1 out of every...

Life-changing weight loss. No surgery required.

New dual balloon technology proven to provide more than twice the weight loss of diet and exercise alone [caption id="attachment_22516" align="alignright" width="185"] Read/Listen to Virginia's Story[/caption] BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital is the first in Illinois to offer the ReShape™ Integrated Dual Balloon System, an FDA...

Shopping til she Drops after losing 90 lbs

[caption id="attachment_6980" align="alignright" width="199"] Edna Lopez lost 90 lbs with Lap-Band Surgery at Silver Cross[/caption] VIDEO:  Edna's incredible weight loss story For many women shopping at the mall is a fun activity, but for 45-year-old Edna Lopez, the idea filled her with anxiety. “When I weighed over...