Silver Cross Performs First Robotic Single-Incision Hysterectomy in Region
1 of only 4 Hospitals in Midwest performing single-incision robotic surgery for women
New Lenox, IL (May 13, 2013)—Today, Dr. Nahla Mehri performed a hysterectomy through one tiny incision in the belly button using a robot. This new, innovative procedure called Single-Site™ daVinci® Hysterectomy is currently only available at 15 hospitals throughout the country including the new Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. Silver Cross is one of only four hospitals in the entire Midwest where skilled surgeons are using the daVinci robotic surgical system to perform hysterectomies through a single incision with virtually scarless results.
Call for Vendors for Silver Crossings Vendor/Craft Fair on Nov. 2 at Hospital
Joliet, IL (May 10, 2013)— The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons is seeking quality artisans for the Silver Crossings Vendor/Craft Fair on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.
Silver Cross Employees Honored for Milestone Years of Service
New Lenox, IL (May 10, 2013) – During National Hospital Week, Silver Cross Hospital honored employees who reached milestones of 5 to 50 years of service. Over 175 employees with ten or more years were honored at a special dinner at the Patrick Haley Mansion in Joliet on May 8. Employees with five years of service received a gift of their choice. The following employees were recognized for 20 or more milestone years of service:
Silver Cross Partners with Joliet Central and West High Schools’ Intern Program
Students Job Shadow Silver Cross Nurses and Clinical Staff
New Lenox, IL (May 8, 2013) —Recently 30 Joliet Township Central and West High School sophomore students took a break from class and came to Silver Cross Hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox for real-life lessons on April 23 and 24. The free intern program offers a valuable experience and great opportunity for sophomores enrolled in an advisory class allowing them real insight into medical careers.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (May 7, 2013) — Carl DiLella, D.O., board certified orthopedic surgery physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. DiLella attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He completed an orthopedic surgery residency at St. James Hospital and Health Centers in Olympia Fields; and a sports medicine fellowship at Los Angeles Orthopedic Institute in Sherman Oaks, CA. His office is located with Bone and Joint Physicians at 15255 South Harlem Avenue in Orland Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 423-8440.