COVID-19 Makes American Heart Month More Important Than Ever
Dr. Yogesh Tejpal, Cardiologist with Premier Suburban Medical Group, says COVID-19 is affecting the heart health of patients of all ages.
Weight Loss Surgery at Silver Cross a Game-Changer for New Lenox Man
Weight Loss Surgery changed Kris Becker's life! After dropping over 200 pounds, he has more energy to keep up with his active kids! "I feel like I can be a better father now."
Lockport Man is 10,000th COVID-19 Vaccine Recipient at Silver Cross
Joan and Robert Otte of Lockport were thrilled when they received an email invitation to attend a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.
Heart Disease: A Threat to Women
Not just men! Someone dies of cardiovascular disease every 37 seconds in the US. There are 2,353 deaths from CVD each day, based on 2017 data from the AHA! Read on for more!
Healthy As a Horse? Frankfort Man ‘Lucky’ after Quadruple Bypass Saves His Life
Athletic Frankfort lawyer, father, and husband, undergoes Quadruple Bypass at Silver Cross Hospital after not feeling right when running less than he's used to. Testing showed significant blockages, so his doctors recommended surgery. Read on for Peter Wilkes story. "I can't tell you how great I feel!"
Silver Cross ‘Physician Musician’ Eager to Keep Learning and Performing
Dr. Mark Christensen, well-known and respected physician in New Lenox, IL, has a passion for music and a love of the stage lights!
Heart/Mind Connection: Depression Often Linked to Cardiac Issues
Depression can be caused by many factors. Major life changes, such as heart issues and surgery can play a major role. Depression and stress can trigger many physical problems, including high blood pressure and heart ailments, too!
Palos Hills Runner Getting Back on Track After Aortic Valve Replacement at Silver Cross Hospital
Spero Speropoulos knew something wasn't right. A veteran runner, Spero found himself getting out of breath after running for just a few minutes. After a battery of tests, a problem was recognized and surgery was scheduled.
Donors Support Silver Cross Heart Surgery Program—New Cardiac ORs Opening Soon
Over the past two years, the Hospital has invested $22 million to provide innovative, multi-specialty care for patients with advanced and complex coronary disease.
Specialized Care for High-Risk Moms & Premature Babies Coming to Silver Cross
Silver Cross provides women and children, Silver Cross has plans to add Birthing Suites and a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).