Published on September 03, 2020

Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments

The following doctors recently joined the medical staff of Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. 

Hazem Alhawasli, M.D., board-certified interventional cardiologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Alhawasli attended medical school at Damascus University Medical School in Syria. He completed his internal medicine residency at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago. His office is located with DuPage Medical Group, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., Ste. 240, New Lenox. To schedule an appointment, call 815-740-1900. 

Gillian Alex, M.D., thoracic surgeon, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Alex attended medical school at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She completed her general surgery residency at Rush University in Chicago. Her office is located with University Thoracic Surgeons, 1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 774, Chicago. To schedule an appointment, call 312-942-6642. 

Andrew Arndt, M.D., board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Arndt attended medical school at Emory University in Atlanta. He completed his general surgery residency at Rush University in Chicago. His office is located with University Thoracic Surgeons, 1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 774, Chicago. To schedule an appointment, call 312-942-6642. 

David Beckman, M.D., board-certified family physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Beckman attended medical school University of Chicago, The Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his family medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin - St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. His office is located with Family First Medical Group, 10260 West 191st Street, Mokena. To schedule an appointment, call 708-572-7575. 

Talhah Chaudhry, M.D., family medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff as a hospitalist. Dr. Chaudhry attended medical school at American University of Caribbean. He completed his family medicine residency at Jackson Park Hospital. His office is located with Hospitalist Consultants Group, SC, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., Suite 2125, New Lenox. 

Martin Ellenby, M.D., board-certified vascular surgeon, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Ellenby attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C. He completed his general surgery residency at University of Illinois at Chicago. His office is located with Vascular Surgery Associates, 10258 Southwest Highway, Suite A, Chicago Ridge. To schedule an appointment, call 708-346-9533. 

Mohammed Faseehuddin, D.O., board-certified rheumatologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Faseehuddin attended medical school Des Moines University in Des Moines. He completed his internal medicine residency at University of Chicago. His office is located with DuPage Medical Group, 2100 Glenwood Ave. in Joliet. To make an appointment, call 815-725-2121. 

Kenneth Finkelstein, D.O., board-certified gynecologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Finkelstein attended medical school at University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Kansas City, MO. He completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency at Michigan Health Care Corporation in Southfield, MI. His office is located with Women's Healthcare of Illinois, 10260 W. 191st St., Mokena. To schedule an appointment, call 708-349-7310. 

Robert Flores, M.D., board-certified anesthesiologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Flores attended medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit. He completed his internal medicine residency at Sinai Hospital of Detroit. He is in practice with Southwest Gastroenterology, 678 Cedar Crossing Drive, New Lenox. 

Charles Friedl, D.O., board-certified family physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Friedl attended medical school at Midwestern University in Downers Grove. He completed his family medicine residency at Hinsdale Hospital. His office is located with DuPage Medical Group, 1206 E. 9th St., Lockport. To schedule an appointment, call 630-957-3462. 

Saied Ghadersohi, M.D., otolaryngologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Ghadersohi attended medical school at University at Buffalo School of Medicine in Buffalo, NY. He completed his otolaryngology residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. His office is located with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., Suite 100, New Lenox. To schedule an appointment at 312-227-6230. 

Justin Karush, D.O., board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Karush attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His office is located with University Thoracic Surgeons, 1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 774, Chicago. To schedule an appointment, call 312-942-6642. 

Vinod Kondragunta, M.D., board-certified hematologist/oncologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Kondragunta attended medical school at the University of Virginia. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. His office is located at UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross, 1850 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. To schedule an appointment, call 815-300-1400. 

Michael Liptay, M.D., board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Liptay attended medical school at Northwestern University Medical School. He completed his general surgery residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. His office is located with University Thoracic Surgeons, 1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 774, Chicago. To schedule an appointment, call 312-942-6642. 

Curt Martini, D.P.M., podiatrist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Martini attended medical school at Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, in North Chicago. He completed his podiatry residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. His office is located at Hinsdale Orthopaedic Associates, S.C., 550 W. Ogden Ave., Hinsdale. To schedule an appointment, call 630-323-6116. 

Jennifer McGowen, M.D., board-certified family physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. McGowen attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her family medicine residency at Hinsdale Hospital. Her office is located at DuPage Medical Group, 1206 E. 9th St., Lockport. To schedule an appointment, call 630-957-3462. 

Sina Memari, M.D., emergency medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Memari attended medical school at Drexel University - College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his emergency medicine residency at John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County and practices with EM Strategies in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Silver Cross.  

Aaron Rumburg, M.D., emergency medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Rumburg attended medical school at University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. He completed his emergency medicine residency at John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County and practices with EM Strategies in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Silver Cross.  

Mohammad Sarhan, M.D., board-certified vascular surgeon, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Sarhan attended medical school at Damascus University Medical School in Syria. He completed general surgery residency at Columbia University College in New York. His office is located with Vascular Surgery Associates, 10258 Southwest Highway, Suite A, Chicago Ridge. To schedule an appointment, call 708-346-9533. 

Jalaal Shah, D.O., orthopedic surgeon, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Shah attended medical school at Midwestern University. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Midwestern University. His office is located with Oak Orthopedics, 19552 S. Harlem Ave., Frankfort. To schedule an appointment, call 815-469-3452. 

Jordan Silberg, M.D., pediatrician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Silberg attended medical school at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He completed his residency at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. His office is located with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., Suite 100, New Lenox. To schedule an appointment at 312-227-4632. 

Sumit Singh, M.D., board-certified anesthesiologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Singh attended medical school at Ross University. He completed his general surgery residency at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. He practices with Southwest Gastroenterology, 678 Cedar Crossing Drive, New Lenox. 

Gabriel Wallace, M.D., vascular surgeon, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Wallace attended medical school at University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at University of Washington School of Medicine. His office is located with Vascular Surgery Associates, 10258 Southwest Highway, Suite A, Chicago Ridge. To schedule an appointment, call 708-346-9533.

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.