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New Lenox, IL (May 8, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital honored members of the Silver Cross Medical Staff with 20 or more milestone years of service on April 24.  Physicians receiving awards included: 

 Physician                                 Specialty                                  Office Location        Years of Service

Jose Battistini, M.D.                Obstetrics/Gynecology                       Joliet                           20

Cathy Joyce, M.D.                   Pediatrics                                         Joliet                           20

Chris Kolyvas, M.D.                 Cardiology                                        Joliet                           20

Moly Mathew, M.D.                 Anesthesia                                        New Lenox                  20

John Mikuzis, D.O.                  Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation          Shorewood                 20

Frederick Alexander, M.D.       Infectious Diseases                            Joliet                          25

Volker Bertrand, D.O.             Dermatology                                      New Lenox                   25

Daryl Caneva, D.P.M.             Podiatric Surgery                                Joliet/Lockport              25

Mark Danielson, M.D.             General Surgery                                 Joliet                            25

Frances Deppe, M.D.              Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation          Joliet                            25

John Giroux, M.D.                   Pediatrics                                          Joliet                            25

Kenneth Porter, M.D.              Pediatrics                                          Lemont                        25

William Mikaitis, M.D.             Family Practice                                  Homer Glen                  30

Thomas Moore, M.D.             Pediatrics                                          Shorewood                   30

Kanchana Umpai, M.D.           Obstetrics/Gynecology                        Joliet                            30

George Jones, M.D.                Urology                                            Joliet                            35

Ramesh Patel, M.D.               Cardiology                                         Joliet                            35

Ernesto Tan, M.D.                  Urology                                            Lockport                      35

Voraphot Sathissarat, M.D.     Pediatrics                                         Joliet                            40

Bruce Smit, D.P.M.                 Podiatric Surgery                              Frankfort                     40

Photo caption:  Silver Cross Hospital honored members of the Silver Cross Medical Staff with 20 or more milestone years of service on April 24 including Volker Bertand, D.O.; Daryl Caneva, D.P.M.; Ramesh Patel, M.D.; William Mikaitis, M.D.; Ernesto Tan, M.D.; Voraphot Sathissarat, M.D.; and Bruce Smit, D.P.M. 

“These men and women have helped to shape Silver Cross Hospital and have led us to provide award-winning care for future generations,” said Paul Pawlak, President and CEO of Silver Cross Hospital.  “We will be forever grateful.” 

For more information about the Silver Cross Medical Staff or a referral to a physician or staff at Silver Cross, visit call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).  Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff provide care to patients in Will County and the southwest suburbs.  These specialized and highly trained physicians are not employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They determine independently, based on their training and experience, the appropriate medical care for each patient.  

Their services are separate from the charges for hospital facilities and support staff and are billed separately by the physician or medical group with which the physician is affiliated.  

About Silver Cross Hospital

Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for seven consecutive years and as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 3,500 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 5 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital on February 26, 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325). 

Located at 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL 60451   Main Phone (815) 300-1100

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.