Geriatrician Joins Primary Care Professionals at Silver Cross Hospital
(Aug. 26, 2016)—Farooq Hussain, M.D., experienced family and geriatric medicine physician, has recently joined Primary Care Professionals— Drs. Thomas Lee, Jinsup Kim, and Ramaraja Yalavarthi. Primary Care Professionals is located on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, Pavilion A, Suite 370, New Lenox. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hussain, call (815) 300-1450. New and walk-in patients welcome. Saturday appointments are available. Medicare and most insurances are accepted. Complimentary valet parking and wheel chair assistance are available at Silver Cross Hospital.
Silver Cross voted Best Emergency Clinic & Home Health in Chicago’s Southland
(Aug. 26, 2016)—Silver Cross Hospital was recognized on Aug. 25, 2016 by the Daily Southtown readers as the Best Emergency Clinic and Best Home Health Care Chicago’s Southland for 2016.
Siblings Can Smile Pain-Free after Dental Surgery at Silver
Silver Cross will host a free program on Avoiding Baby Tooth Decay on August 25
(August 15, 2016)—For years, siblings 5 year-old Natalie, 6 ½ year-old Hailey, and 3 ½ year-old Jesse had a severe bacterial infection that decayed their primary teeth. This infection, known as Early Childhood Caries, made their teeth prone to cavities and literally crumble in their mouths. Natalie and Jesse had endured severe pain when they tried to speak, eat and even smile. After interviewing several dentists, their momma found Dr. Bassel Dulli, who performed full mouth dental rehabilitation under general anesthesia on both children at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.
Silver Cross Celebrates Annual World Breastfeeding Week Celebration
(August 10, 2016)— In honor of National Breastfeeding Month and World Breastfeeding Week, Silver Cross Hospital Lactation Consultants and the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) raised awareness for breastfeeding during the annual World Breastfeeding Week Celebration. An informative display table, refreshments, and prizes were available on August 3 in the Birthing Center Lobby at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. Silver Cross Hospital’s International Board Certified Lactation Consultants answered questions and provided information to hospital visitors and staff members who visited the display.
Silver Cross acquires Third da Vinci Robot—the Xi® Surgical System
Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery performs more procedures than any other facility in Chicago area
New Lenox, IL (Aug. 3, 2016) – The Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL recently acquired its third da Vinci robot—the Xi® Surgical System, for advanced minimally invasive procedures. One of the top three robotic surgical programs in the Midwest, more procedures using da Vinci robotic technology are performed at Silver Cross than any other hospital or surgical center in the Chicago metropolitan area.