Silver Cross Hospital

The way you should be treated.™

My SilverCross

News

Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments

Joliet, IL (June 29, 2011) — Robert Firlit, M.D., board certified urology physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Firlit attended medical school at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood.  He completed a surgery residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood and a urology residency at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital in Hines, IL. His office is located with Associated Urological Specialists, LLC at 7530 W. College Drive, Palos Heights. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 361-0840.

Thomas Arndt, M.D., gastroenterology physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Arndt attended medical school at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood. He completed an internal medicine residency at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and a gastroenterology fellowship at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. His office is located with Midwest Center for Digestive Health, SC, 16525 S. 106th Ct., Orland Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 425-9456.

Brian Blumenstein, M.D., gastroenterology physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Blumenstein attended medical school at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. He completed an internal medicine residency at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, a gastroenterology fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI and a therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. His office is located with Midwest Center for Digestive Health at 16525 S. 106th Ct., Orland Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 425-9456.

Wafaa Hanna, M.D., board certified pediatric physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Hanna completed a pediatrics residency at Christ Hospital and Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Her office is located with Healthy Kids, SC at 18210 S. LaGrange Rd., Tinley Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 478-4666.

Sarfaraz Haque, M.D., board certified internal medicine physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Haque completed an internal medicine residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. His office is located with Midwest Hospitalists, LLC at 2100 Glenwood Avenue, Joliet.

Melanie Harris-Smith, M.D., board certified pediatric physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Harris-Smith attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, OH. She completed a residency at Christ Hospital and Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Her office is located with Will County Health Department at 1106 Neal, Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 727-8670.

Matthew Johnson, M.D., board certified family practice physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Johnson attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed a family practice residency at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. His office is located with The Offices of Matthew T. Johnson, MD, PC at 9875 W. Lincoln Highway, Suite 101, Frankfort. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 481-0100.

Vinitha Kunchala, M.D., board certified family practice physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Kunchala completed a family medicine residency at Michigan State University in Kalamazoo, MI and a women's health fellowship at Mac Neal Family Medicine in Berwyn. Her office is located with Joliet Doctor's Clinic, S.C. at 2450 Glenwood, Suite 101, Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 730-3304.

Evan Manolis, M.D., board certified plastic surgery physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Manolis attended medical school at Southern Illinois University in Springfield. He completed a general surgery residency at Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, OH, a plastic surgery residency at the Institute for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Springfield and a hand and micro surgery fellowship at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, NV. His office is located with Evan Manolis & Assoc. SC at 8760 W. 159th St., Suite 204, Orland Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 349-4375.

Vincent Muscarello, M.D., board certified gastroenterology physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Muscarello attended medical school at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood. He completed an internal medicine residency at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, and a gastroenterology fellowship at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. His office is located with Midwest Center for Digestive Health, SC at 16525 S. 106th Ct., Orland Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 425-9456.

Agne Paner, M.D., board certified in both hematology and medical oncology physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Paner completed an internal medicine residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, and a hematology/oncology fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. Her office is located with Associates in Medical Oncology at 18210 S. LaGrange Rd. Ste. 210, Tinley Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 424-9710.

Paul Papierski, M.D., board certified hand surgery physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.  Dr. Papierski attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago, and a hand surgery fellowship at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, CA. His office is located with MidAmerica Hand to Shoulder Clinic at 1 TransAm Plaza Drive, Suite 460, Oakbrook Terrace. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 237-7200.

For more information about these physicians, visit www.silvercross.org or call the Silver Cross Physician Referral Service at 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).  Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff provide care to patients in the southwest suburbs. These specialized and highly trained physicians are not employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They determine independently, based on their training and experience, the appropriate medical care for each patient. Their services are separate from the charges for hospital facilities and support staff and are billed separately by the physician or medical group with which the physician is affiliated. 

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 the last seven consecutive years and as one of America’s Most Customer Friendly Hospitals by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 2,900 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 304-bed acute care hospital and eight satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Construction has begun to build a state-of-the-art replacement hospital opening in 2012 in New Lenox. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).

News

  • Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in May


    Read More...
  • Tired of Achy Bones? Learn What May Give You Relief


    Read More...
  • Silver Cross Patients Receive Discounts from Local Businesses with a Mammogram


    Read More...

Social Media

Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospitals

Located at 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL 60451   Main Phone (815) 300-1100

© Copyright 2013 Silver Cross Hospital. All Rights Reserved.