Silver Cross Hospital

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Aug. 6, 2017, is a day Kathy Albert won’t ever forget. When she awoke at 8 a.m. and prepared to get out of bed, she felt an unfamiliar sensation…as if a chunk of cement had been placed on her legs. She quickly realized she couldn’t move the left side of her body either. 

Are you experiencing pain or obvious swelling in the abdominal area? It could be a hernia! 

Robert Permut, retired psychiatrist, didn’t have the classic symptoms of acid reflux, but he ended up being an ideal candidate for a new procedure offered at Silver Cross Hospital. It started almost eight years ago in 2010 when he had a persistent cough that didn’t seem to go away.

The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons gave the Silver Cross Foundation $7,548 to support the hospital’s acute kidney dialysis services at its annual meeting May 5. The funds will be used to purchase a mobile peritoneal dialysis cart, vein visualization system, Doppler ultrasound equipment, and three vital sign machines to safely care for Silver Cross Hospital’s inpatient dialysis patients.  

Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox honored its volunteers at the annual recognition luncheon held at the Bolingbrook Golf Club in Bolingbrook on April 29. With four volunteer organizations: Advisory Board (Encore Resale Shop), Childerguild (Gift Shop) and The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons (founders of Silver Cross) and inservice volunteers, more than 700 area residents donate their time and talents to raise funds for the hospital and assist in daily operations. Over the last year, they have given 66,000 hours of service and raised over $396,000 for the Silver Cross Foundation. For more information, about volunteer opportunities, visit or call (815) 300-7117.

Located at 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL 60451   Main Phone (815) 300-1100

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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.