Hospital Celebrates Silver Cross Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Joliet, IL (June 1, 2012)— Silver Cross Hospital acknowledged Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers for their hard work and dedication to the community with a cookout outside the Emergency Department in celebration of National Emergency Medical Services Week (May 20-26).
New Partnership Increases Options for Local Cancer Patients
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital Opening June 25
New Lenox, IL (June 1, 2012)— Connie Soderlund, 37, of Tinley Park, mother of four, had none of the usual bad habits. She was a “picture of health.” She ran, biked, swam and ate a healthy diet. But in September 2009 she was diagnosed with lung cancer.
Soderlund never smoked. She never developed the classic cough. The pain began in her leg. It hurt when she ran, then when she walked. Finally she saw an orthopedic surgeon, who determined that it was a tumor that had spread to her bone from its original site in her lung.
Carpe Diem without Carpal Tunnel
Seize the day and find relief. Dr. Gary Kronen & RIC at Silver Cross Host Free Program June 6
New Lenox, IL (May 25, 2012)— Carpal tunnel syndrome can make life miserable. The compression of a nerve in the wrist can make a movement painful, creating numbness and pain up the arm and into the shoulder. Even sleep becomes impossible because of the constant numbness and tingling.
Advisory Board Gives $50,000 to Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (May 25, 2012)— The Advisory Board recently gave Silver Cross $50,000 to purchase blanket warmer cabinets for patients at the new hospital located at I-355 and Rt. 6 in New Lenox.
Silver Cross Medical Staff Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (May 24, 2012) — Hamdala Abusharif, M.D., board certified pediatrics physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Abusharif attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine in Bay Shore NY. He completed a pediatrics residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. His office is located at 9611 W. 165th Street, Suite 15 in Orland Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 966-4974.