Local OB/GYN Certified by North American Menopause Society
Joliet, IL (July 20, 2011) –Francisco J. Garcini, MD, PhD, FACOG, FACS, NCMP, Obstetrics and Gynecology physician on staff at Silver Cross Hospital, has successfully met the criteria and has passed the examination necessary to become a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) by The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (July 19, 2011) — Miguel J. Alcordo, M.D., board certified allergy & immunology physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Alcordo completed an internal medicine residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston and an allergy/immunology fellowship at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Memphis, TN. His office is located with Southtown Allergy & Asthma Care, PC at 18210 S. LaGrange Rd., Suite 201, Tinley Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 945-6328.
Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in August
Joliet, IL (July 19, 2011)— Silver Cross Hospital is offering an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. This class teaches one and two person infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from chocking. The will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, 1200 Maple Rd., Joliet. Cost is $60 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.
Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in August
Joliet, IL (July 19, 2011)—Do you know if you are at risk for heart disease—the the number one leading killer of both men and women? Now is the time to find out with a Baseline Cardiac Risk Assessment held in the LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Cardiovascular Institute at Silver Cross Hospital, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet; Silver Cross Health Center in Homer Glen at 12701 W. 143rd St.; and the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. This screening includes measurements of total cholesterol including HDL and LDL levels, blood glucose level, triglyceride level, blood pressure and body fat; 12-lead EKG, health and lifestyle evaluation, and a personal phone consultation with a registered cardiac nurse to review results and answer questions. A 12- hour fast is required. Cost is $40. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 740-7076.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in August
Joliet, IL (July 13, 2011)— Silver Cross Hospital will host a free Bipolar Disease Support Group for individuals and family members coping with bipolar disease on Tuesdays, August 9 and 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Specialty Care Pavilion lobby located on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet. New participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.