Surviving Stroke: Jack Sheehan’s story
Peg Sheehan was out to lunch with the girls when her husband called complaining of a horrible headache and blurry vision. She offered to come home, but Jack said he was alright. He wasn’t. Shortly after they hung up, Jack called back asking Peg to dial 911. On March 26, 2014, Manhattan paramedics transported him to Silver Cross Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) where a Code Stroke Team was waiting.
Drs. Horan and Veldman Relocate to Silver Cross Health Center in Homer Glen
Roseann Horan , M.D., and Marie Veldman, D.O., have relocated their medical practice —now known as Women’s Primary Health Partners, to the Silver Cross Health Center in Homer Glen. Beginning Jan. 19, the physicians will see patients at their new office in the Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Suite 230, Homer Glen. To schedule an appointment with Drs. Horan and Veldman, call (708) 301-6702. New patients are welcome. Women’s Primary Health Partners accept most insurance plans and offer evening and Saturday appointments. The practice is solely dedicated to managing the comprehensive healthcare needs of women through all stages of life beginning at age 16.
Silver Cross Hospital Welcomes 1st Baby of 2016
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 1, 2016)—Silver Cross Hospital welcomed the first baby of the new year on Jan. 1, 2016 at 4:35 a.m. Dr. John Bush, obstetrician/gynecologist, delivered the baby girl to Rebecca Kustra of Lockport. Lily Grace weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and measured 19 ½ inches at birth. This is Kustra’s third child. Lily Grace has a 6-year-old brother and 4-year-old sister.
Weight Loss Surgery a Walk in the Park for Morris Mom
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross helps woman lost over 130 pounds with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
When 278 pound Kristi Savoree would play at the park with her 2 ½ year old daughter, Isabella, her back, knee and feet pain made it difficult to play beside the active toddler. “I’m so amazed at all the energy I have now that allows me to keep up with my daughter,” exclaims Kristi. “I can chase her around the park, play on the swings and bike ride with her for hours – all with no pain in my body.” Since losing over 137 pounds after having weight loss surgery with BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, Savoree is savoring every day playing with her daughter as she exercises regularly and eats healthier foods.
Joliet Slammers Donates Funds to Silver Cross Hospital for Lifeline Medical Alert Program
- Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission receives grant from the Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 R.A.C.E. Foundation
- Silver Cross Hospital Article featured on New England Journal of Medicine’s new online publication
- Silver Cross Home Health Care Named as a Top Agency of the 2015 HomeCare Elite in the Country for the 9th Year in a Row
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