Published on July 16, 2019

Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments

Ibrahim Alghafeer, M.D., board-certified rheumatologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Alghafeer attended medical school at Damascus University School of Medicine in Damascus, Syria. He completed his residency at Frankford Hospital in Philadelphia, Penn. His office is located at WK Arthritis Care, 310 N. Hammes Ave., Suite 101B, Joliet. To schedule an appointment call (716) 346-7645.

Matthew Baugh, M.D., board-certified pulmonologist has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Baugh attended medical school at Loyola University Medical Center Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Loyola University. His office is located at 330 N. Madison St., Suite 10, in Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call 815-741-2900.

Viveka Boddipalli, M.D., board-certified pulmonologist has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Boddipalli attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His office is located at 330 N. Madison St., Suite 103, in Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call 815-741-2900.

Marcus Emebo, M.D., board-certified emergency medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Emebo attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Cook County Health and Hospitals System.

Michael Frank, M.D., board-certified thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Frank attended medical school at Indiana University. He completed his general surgery residency at Northwestern University. His office is located with Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates, 4400 W. 95th St., Suite 308, Oak Lawn. To schedule an appointment, call 708-346-4040.

Joseph Gastala, M.D., board-certified radiologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Gastala attended medical school at Loyola University Medical Center Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his radiology residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

William Kcomt, M.D., board-certified rheumatologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Kcomt attended medical school at Universidad Nacional in Bogota, Colombia. He completed his residency at Saint Barnabas Hospital in New York City. His office is located with WK Arthritis Care, 310 N. Hammes Ave., Suite 101B, Joliet. To schedule an appointment call (716) 346-7645.

Gul M. Khan, M.D., board-certified pulmonologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Khan attended medical school at Deccan College of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad, India. He completed his internal medicine residency at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Ind. His office is located at 330 N. Madison St., Suite 103, in Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call 815-741-2900.

Megan A. Magill, D.O., board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Magill attended medical school at Des Moines University. She completed her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Her office is located at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at Silver Cross Hospital, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.

Mohammed Muqeet Adnan, M.D., board-certified gastroenterologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Muqeet Adnan attended medical school at Al-Ameen Medical College in Bijapur, India. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa. His office is located at 17495 S. LaGrange Road, Tinley Park. To schedule an appointment, call 708-226-7000.

Christopher Ochoa, M.D., board-certified pulmonologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Ochoa attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. He completed his internal medicine residency also at University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. His office is located at 330 N. Madison St., Suite 103 in Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call 815-741-2900.

Reshma L. Relwani, D.O., board-certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Relwani attended medical school at Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at Franciscan St. James Health in Olympia Fields. She is in practice with Silver Cross Medical Group. Her office is located at 15505 E. 127th St., Lemont. To schedule an appointment, call (630) 257-2265.

Akash Shah, M.D., board-certified radiologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Shah attended medical school at the University of Iowa. He completed his diagnostic radiology residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

Krupa Shah, D.O., board-certified gastroenterologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Shah attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Penn. She completed her internal medicine residency at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Her office is located at Digestive Disease Consultants, 1615 N. Covent St., Bourbonnais. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 937-5200.

Vipuj Shah, M.D., board-certified nephrologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Shah attended medical school at Topiwala National Medical College in Bombay. She completed her internal medicine residency at Huron Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Her office is located at DuPage Medical Group, 2100 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call 815-725-2121.

Linas Simonaitis, M.D., board-certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Simonaitis attended the University of Maryland at Baltimore. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, VT. He is in practice with Hospitalist Consultants Group in New Lenox.

Shahaab M. Uddin, M.D., board-certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Uddin attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine in the Dominican West Indies. He completed his internal medicine residency at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park. He is in practice with Hospitalist Consultants Group in New Lenox.

Mark D. Weissman, M.D., board-certified emergency medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Weissman attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Urbana. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Cook County Health and Hospitals Systems in Chicago.

Shingo Yano, M.D., board-certified pain management specialist and anesthesiologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Yano attended medical school at Rush Medical Center in Chicago. He completed his anesthesiology residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He is in practice with Modern Pain Consultants, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., Ste. 315, New Lenox. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 416-1224.

Saada Zegar, D.O., board-certified emergency medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Zegar attended medical school at Midwestern University in Downers Grove. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliate Hospital in Milwaukee.

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.