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Sanitas Medical Group Relocates to Silver Cross Hospital Campus in New Lenox

New Lenox, IL (Sept. 3, 2013)— Jose Penaherrera, M.D., Daniel Ramirez, M.D., and Laura Scott, N.P. are relocating their medical practice to the new Silver Cross Hospital campus at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox.  Beginning Sept. 20, 2013, Sanitas Medical Group will see patients at their new office in Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., Suite 265, New Lenox.  To schedule an appointment, call (815) 727-4292 or visit New patients are welcome.  Sanitas Medical Group accepts most insurance and offers Saturday appointments.  Free valet parking, wheel chair assistance and Pace Bus service are available. They will continue to see patients on the west side of Joliet in the Silver Cross Professional Building, 1051 Essington Rd. 

Photo Caption:  (l-r) Sanitas Medical Group—Laura Laura Scott, NP; Jose Penaherrera, MD; Daniel Ramirez, MD, will relocate their office to the new Silver Cross Hospital campus at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox on Sept. 20, 2013.

Jose Penaherrera, M.D. is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree in 1988 from San Marcos University in Lima, Peru. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, where he served as Chief Resident and an Assistant Professor. He has been on staff at Silver Cross Hospital since 1997 where he currently serves as Chairman of the Continuing Education Committee. Dr. Penaherrera has been recognized as a “Top Doc” at Silver Cross Hospital scoring in the top 1% of physicians throughout the country for patient satisfaction.

With a special interest in diabetes, cardiovascular and geriatric medicine, Dr. Penaherrera is trained to treat adults of all ages. He is trilingual speaking English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Daniel Ramirez, M.D. is originally from Chicago and attended the University of Illinois where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He worked at Northwestern University doing Microbiology research prior to attending medical school.  He received his Medical Degree from the University of Illinois in 2008 and went on to complete an Internal Medicine residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Ramirez is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. His interests include general adult medicine, diabetes, and hypertension. He has been recognized as a “Top Doc” at Silver Cross Hospital scoring in the top 10% of physicians throughout the country for patient satisfaction. He is bilingual speaking English and Spanish. 

Laura Scott, N.P. received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Illinois. She received her Master of Science degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of St. Francis in Joliet and is Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Scott has worked as a Nurse Practitioner at Sanitas Medical Group since 2010. She previously worked as a registered nurse at Silver Cross Hospital for many years in various roles and was also employed by the Will Grundy Medical Clinic in Joliet for several years. Laura treats adults and adolescents and has a special interest in smoking cessation, diabetes, heart disease, and urgent care. 

About Silver Cross Hospital

Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for seven consecutive years and one of America’s Most Customer Friendly Hospitals by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 3,500 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 9 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices and recently opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital on February 26, 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).


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