Silver Cross Hospital Designated as National Robotic Surgery Training Site for General Surgery/Colorectal Cancer Treatment
New Lenox, IL (Aug. 6, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL has been designated a general surgery robotic Epicenter by Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci Si Surgical system. As an official Epicenter training site, surgeons from across the North and South America travel to Silver Cross Hospital every week to learn from Dr. R. A. Gamagami, board certified surgeon, and his surgical team who use the robotic technology for general, colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Gamagami was the first surgeon to perform the area’s first Single-Site™ da Vinci Si Cholecystectomy (gallbladder surgery) at Silver Cross Hospital and is a leading expert for this and other digestive disorder surgeries in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. He is sought out by countless patients—even doctors as patients themselves—who suffer from digestive disorders requiring surgery.
Silver Cross Hosts Free Stroke Symposium for Physicians, Nurses & Paramedics
New Lenox, IL (July 29, 2014)—The Silver Cross Neuroscience Institute will host a free Stroke from the Heart symposium on Saturday, Sept. 6 for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, paramedics and allied health professionals who are interested in increasing their knowledge of the management and treatment of acute stroke. The event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Tinley Park Convention Center. Advanced registration is required by Aug, 29, 2014. More information is available at www.silvercross.org/neuro or by calling 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Silver Cross Recognizes “Top Docs” for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction
31 Physicians Rank in the top 1% of hospitals nationwide
New Lenox, IL (July 28, 2014)— Silver Cross recently recognized 44 physicians on the hospital’s medical staff for outstanding patient satisfaction from April 2013 to March 2014.
Robert Crown Students Learn about Advanced Stroke Care at Silver Cross
Students Observe Silver Cross Clinical Staff perform procedures using the state-of-the-art biplane angiography system that diagnosis and treats strokes and brain disorders
New Lenox, IL (July 24, 2014) — As part of the Robert Crown Body Trek Course, 50 elementary school students from The Robert Crown School in Naperville came to Silver Cross Hospital on July 22 to learn how to care for patients who suffer from a stroke. The program offered a valuable experience for students allowing them real insight into medical careers that involve treating stroke patients.
Silver Cross Encore Shop Plans Back to School Sale Aug. 5 & 6
Joliet, IL (July 23, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—Encore Shop, will host a Back to School Sale, Tuesday, Aug, 5 and Wednesday, Aug, 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Some of the items available to purchase include school and office supplies, back packs, binders, dorm room needs and other school related materials. All proceeds benefit Silver Cross Hospital, a not-for-profit health care provider. In addition, beginning Aug. 5, all other items in the store will be half price.