Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Scholarships to the Hispanic/Latino Coalition of Will County
New Lenox, IL (June 26, 2015)—The Hispanic/Latino Coalition (HLC) of Will County recently awarded $8,000 in scholarships from a Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission grant. Each of the following students received a $1,000 Dr. Daniel Gutierrez scholarships: Leticia Alvarez, Lewis University; Stephanie Cardenas, Loyola University-Chicago; Natalie Castillo, Niagara University; Yareley Gonzalez, University of St. Francis; Melissa Lara, Joliet Junior College; Maria del Rosario, Joliet Junior College; Josue Mateo, University of Illinois-Chicago; and Estefania Zavala, Lewis University.
Silver Cross Hospital Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (June 26, 2015) — Howard Ehrman, M.D., board certified family practice physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Ehrman attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Chicago. He completed a family practice and occupational medicine residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. His office is located with Will County Community Health Center, 1106 Neal Ave., Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 727-8869.
Silver Cross Founders Still Active in Hospital’s Mission
Founded in 1890, the Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons continues to support the dream and project started by a small group of local women over a century ago—to build Silver Cross Hospital. Today, the Union is comprised of 67 men and women in 5 circles.
Girl Scouts Troop Delivers Toys to Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (June 24, 2015) —Members from Girl Scouts Troop #70605 in Lockport, delivered toys to Silver Cross Hospital to be given to pediatric patients and newborn babies born at the Silver Cross Women and Infant Services Birthing Center. The girls collected new toys and received their Bronze Award towards the Girl Scouts Community Service patch.
Complex Surgeries made Safer for New Lenox Resident with Esophageal Cancer
Surgical Specialist R.A. Gamagami, M.D., F.A.C.S. uses advanced techniques to treat esophageal cancer
Esophageal cancer accounts for only 2% of all cancer deaths in the United States, and most often when diagnosed it is in the advanced stages. However, if diagnosed early, the condition is curable with surgery. Fortunately, for New Lenox resident Dean Smith, his esophageal cancer was safely eradicated by using cutting-edge Firefly technology with the da Vinci robotic Surgical System at Silver Cross Hospital.