Silver Cross Hospital

The way you should be treated.™

Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—Encore Shop, will host a Back to School Sale, Tuesday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Friday, July 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The Hispanic/Latino Coalition (HLC) of Will County recently awarded $8,000 in scholarships from a grant through the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission. Each of the following students received a $1,000 Dr. Daniel Gutierrez scholarships:  Veronica Briceno, Stephanie Cardenas, Alondra Flores, Yareley Gonzalez, Josie Mateo, Miryam Perez, Luis Quiroz, and Lesley Ulloa Aldap. 

Cutting-Edge Robotic Radical Prostatectomy Performed at Silver Cross Hospital 

Rob Jamison had no prostate cancer symptoms, but during his yearly screening, results from his blood sample indicated otherwise showing high levels of prostate specific antigen (PSA). After further investigation, a biopsy consisting of 14 samples showed one positive sample for prostate cancer. In order to remove the cancer, Jamison learned the gold standard and least invasive option was to have a robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.  Unfortunately, Jamison felt that no physicians near his hometown of Champaign, IL had enough experience performing such a surgery.  After searching the internet with his wife, Angie, the pair stumbled upon a Facebook support group page that praised the skill of Dr. Thai Nguyen, medical director of the Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital. More robotic-assisted surgeries are performed at Silver Cross than any other hospital or surgery center in the Chicago metropolitan area. 

This week, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved Silver Cross Hospital and US HealthVest’s certificate of need application to build a 100-bed psychiatric  hospital in New Lenox.  Silver Oaks Hospital will address the mental health and substance abuse crisis in Will and Grundy counties by expanding inpatient and outpatient services.

When Martha Poole McCreery graduated from Dixon State Hospital School of Nursing in 1938 the world was a much different place.  A gallon of gas cost 10 cents and the average cost to purchase a new house was $4,100. As young McCreery began her nursing career, she had no idea that her passion for healthcare would inspire four generations of her family members to follow in her footsteps by working at Silver Cross Hospital.  

Located at 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL 60451   Main Phone (815) 300-1100

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.