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Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments

New Lenox, IL (December 17, 2014) — Sudarsana Chakrabarti, MD., board certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Chakrabarti completed an internal medicine residency at Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago; and a heart failure and cardiac transplantation fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. Her office is located with Suburban Wellness, S.C., 396 Remington Blvd., Ste. 360, Bolingbrook. To schedule an appointment, call (630) 460-2136. 

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Lockport Man Survives Stroke Following Heart Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital

New Lenox, IL (Dec. 17, 2014)— Wayne Waddell was getting ready to go home from the hospital when he suffered a stroke on May 29, 2014. Just days before, paramedics had brought the Lockport resident to Silver Cross after experiencing a cardiac arrhythmia. This resulted in Waddell having a defibrillator placed to protect his heart from the rhythm happening again. While Waddell was eating lunch, his wife, Judy, noticed that something was not right. He was trying to eat his soup using his fingers. His face had begun to droop, and couldn’t communicate. Judy quickly called the nurse and within seconds, he was surrounded by a Code Stroke Team.

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Ensure a Jolly Holiday by Avoiding a Christmas Tree Fire

Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips to Safely Decorate Christmas Trees

New Lenox, IL (December 15, 2014)— According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Carefully decorating Christmas trees can keep your home and loved ones safe. In fact, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warns that approximately 15,000 people are treated in emergency rooms every holiday season for injuries related to Christmas trees and holiday decorating. 

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Area residents donate knitted items for cancer patients at Silver Cross Hospital

New Lenox, IL (December 12, 2014)— In order to give some extra comfort to their cancer patients, Silver Cross nurses from the Hospital’s 6-3 medical oncology unit reached out to various community groups for knitted items for their cancer patients. Recently, they accepted homemade knitted shawls and caps from area residents, St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mokena and the Daughters of the American Revolution Crafty Crafters group. 

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Childerguild Raises over $186,000 for Silver Cross at Annual Ball

Hospital Honored Dr. Fred Alexander and Br. James Gaffney, FSC, at Annual Ball

New Lenox, IL (December 8, 2014)—Over 480 friends of Silver Cross Hospital attended the 86th Annual Childerguild Ball November 22 at the Odyssey Country Club and enjoyed wonderful food and dancing. The premier event of the holiday season raised over $186,000 which will be used to support women’s and children’s programs and services at Silver Cross Hospital. 

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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.