Silver Cross Hospital earns National Accreditation from Commission on Cancer
Joliet, IL (March 2, 2015)—The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted a three-year accreditation to the cancer program at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.
Get Relief from Sinus Problems
Silver Cross offers a free program about sinus pressure on March 10
New Lenox, IL (February 26, 2015)-- Each year, millions of Americans suffer from severe sinus infections with painful symptoms of nasal congestion, facial pressure, and headaches. Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox is offering a free program that will inform area residents about the causes and treatments for sinus pressure.
Wipe Out Wrist Pain for Good
RIC at Silver Cross in New Lenox and West Joliet offers Free Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Screenings
New Lenox, IL (February 16, 2015)— According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome usually start gradually, with frequent tingling or itching numbness in the palm of the hand and the fingers, especially the thumb, index and middle fingers. These symptoms often first appear in one or both hands during the night, and you may wake up feeling the need to "shake out" the hand or wrist. As symptoms worsen, you might feel tingling during the day and have a decreased grip strength that may make it difficult to form a fist or grasp small objects. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, find out if you are suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome by attending an upcoming lecture discussing the condition or schedule a free screening offered by Silver Cross Hospital.
Silver Cross Hospital Supports Lincoln-Way Student Intern Program
New Lenox, IL (February 12, 2015) —For eight weeks 19 Lincoln-Way East High School students set aside their text books and came to Silver Cross Hospital for real-life lessons. The free program offers a valuable experience and great opportunity for seniors enrolled in human anatomy and physiology class allowing them real insight into medical careers.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (February 10, 2015) — Steven Ambrose, MD, maternal & fetal medicine and board certified obstetrics/gynecology physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Ambrose attended medical school at Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago. He completed an obstetrics/gynecology residency at Regional Medical Center at Memphis in Memphis, TN; and a maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. His office is located with Women’s Healthcare of Illinois at 10300 W. 191st Street, Mokena. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 349-7310.