Therapy Helps New Lenox Toddler with Prosthetic Foot Reclaim Mobility
New Lenox Resident Excels from Therapy Offered at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (June 18, 2014) — New Lenox residents Carrie and Kevin Wills went into a state of shock as their three-year old son, Owen, suffered a traumatic injury during a lawn mower accident that resulted in his right foot being amputated in the fall of 2013. Owen was left with a Syme’s Amputation and he also needed reconstructive surgery on the back of his left leg. After several surgeries to repair his foot and leg, Owen was fitted with a prosthetic foot and required physical therapy to learn to walk again.
Latest in Lung Cancer
University of Chicago Medicine cancer specialist hosts community talk June 24 at Silver Cross
New Lenox, IL (June 12, 2014)—Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with lung cancer. But today, the outlook for a person with lung cancer is better than ever, thanks to new medicines and technology, less invasive surgery, and better insights into the disease.
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides scholarship grant to Joliet’s Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
New Lenox, IL (June 10, 2014)--The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission has allocated $3,000 worth of scholarships to the Joliet Area, Kappa Mu Omega Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Three $1,000 scholarships were given to Anna Gatson, Lincoln College; Kynede Kackson, Northern Illinois University; Courtney Toran, Robert Morris College; at the sorority’s Scholarship Tea on June 8.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (June 10, 2014) — Ali Khan, M.D., nephrology and board certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Khan completed an internal medicine residency at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, MI; and a nephrology and hypertension fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. His office is located with Associates in Nephrology and Offices of Deepak Bakane, S.C. at 100 Batson Ct., Ste. 204, New Lenox. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 462-1200.
Silver Cross Hospital Wins National Marketing Awards
Recognized Among the Nation’s Elite in the 2014 Aster Awards Competition
Joliet, IL (June 9, 2014)—Honored for excellence in advertising in the 2014 Aster Awards, Silver Cross Hospital received two awards in this year’s competition.