Dr. Nahla Merhi Receives Special Certification to Treat Pelvic Floor Disorders
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 10, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital is pleased to announce Nahla Merhi, M.D. has earned certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As a board certified urogynecologist, Dr. Merhi specializes in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of pelvic floor disorders, which include pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence. She currently performs over 300 procedures annually to treat these women’s issues using minimally invasive techniques including the daVinci robot.
Silver Cross Stops Frankfort Man’s Stroke, Identifies Brain Malformation
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 9, 2014)--Eric Lesiak is no stranger to excruciating headaches. He had lived with them for years. But this time was different. Eric had been out running errands late in the day. His head hurt and he wasn’t able to move.
Innovative Stem Cell Procedure to Treat Osteoarthritis of the Knee offered at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (September 8, 2014)— According to the Arthritis Foundation, about 27 million people in America have osteoarthritis. As we age, our joints often develop osteoarthritis—a destruction of the cartilage or protective tissue of the joint. Dr. Robert Daley, orthopedic surgeon who is on staff at Silver Cross Hospital, is among a select group of physicians around the country to offer stem cell treatment to relieve knee osteoarthritis pain and chronic tendonitis. Silver Cross Hospital in conjunction with Hinsdale Orthopaedics Group is offering a lecture that will educate area residents on how they can find relief with this new innovative treatment. This free program—Using Your Own Stem Cells to Treat Osteoarthritis of the Knee, will be heldTuesday, September 30, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Learn about this unique, nonsurgical procedure, which uses your own stem cells to promote healing. Register to attend this lecture online or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Helping More Patients Return Home & Regain Independence
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 5, 2014)—Most of us know someone who has suffered a traumatic injury or significant loss of function due to stroke, brain or spinal cord injury, joint replacement or amputation. And usually the only thing on his or her mind is getting back home and regaining independence. At Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, specialists with The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) are helping more patients than ever before advance their ability and return home sooner. RIC has been ranked the #1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991. The same specialized care that has earned RIC its pre-eminent reputation is available at Silver Cross.
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital Receives 3-year CARF Accreditation
New Lenox, IL (Sept. 4, 2014)—The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross Hospital received a 3-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). This is the fifth time that the inpatient rehabilitation program at Silver Cross has received CARF accreditation.
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