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Physician Loses 87 Pounds and Shatters Stigma to Weight Loss Surgery

BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital helps Physician Enhance her Life Photo caption: Following weight loss surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, Kathleen Slugocki, D.O., obstetrician/gynecologist, has lost 87 pounds and enjoys an active lifestyle. As a physician, Kathleen Slugocki, D.O., felt a societal stigma existed toward weight...

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...

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...