Silver Cross Recognizes “Top Docs” for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction
23 Physicians and Nurse Midwives Rank in the top 1% of hospitals nationwide
New Lenox Man’s Chronic Heartburn Sign of Esophageal Cancer & Barrett’s Esophagus
Cancer Gone after treatment at Silver Cross Advanced Endoscopy Center
Jim Salerno had chronic heartburn that just wouldn’t go away. His doctor referred him to an expert in digestive diseases to see if there was something more serious going on. There was. While performing an upper endoscopy, Dr. Kamran Ayub, medical director of the Advanced Endoscopy Center at Silver Cross Hospital, suspected the 69 year old New Lenox man had gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD and Barrett’s esophagus, a serious complication brought on by chronic heartburn along with years of smoking. But that wasn't all, Dr. Ayub also found a small nodule in the esophagus, that he suspected was carcinoma esophagus.
Silver Cross Hospital hosts Internal Medicine Symposium for Physicians, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals Oct. 29
Silver Cross Hospital will host an Internal Medicine Symposium – Five Things You Need to Know on Saturday, Oct. 29 for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and allied health professionals. The free educational event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Advanced registration is required by Oct. 24, 2016 at www.silvercross.org. For additional information, call the Silver Cross CME Coordinator at (815) 300-7491.
Are Headaches Ruining your Life?
Silver Cross will host a free program on treating headaches on Nov. 8
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a headache is a major reason why people miss work or school and visit the doctor. Headaches cost the U.S. billions of dollars a year in direct costs and lost productivity. Without proper treatment, headaches can be severe and interfere with daily activities. Silver Cross Hospital offers tips to help you find relief from painful headaches.
Shayan Rayani, MD, joins University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital
Shayan Rayani, MD, a medical oncologist, has joined the cancer care team at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL. While Dr. Rayani will be available to see all cancer patients, he has a special interest in cancers of the digestive system, including esophageal, pancreatic, liver, stomach, colon and rectal cancers.