Silver Cross Hospital

The way you should be treated.™

When Joseph Kral, Jr. was two years old, he had dark spots or childhood dental caries on several of his teeth, which weren’t properly treated by his dentist. Caries make young teeth prone to cavities, which is exactly what happened to Joseph. 

Silver Cross Hospital has been granted a three-year accreditation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for its comprehensive cancer program. 

Patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to the liver now have another treatment option at Silver Cross Hospital called selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT). This revolutionary therapy is an FDA-approved, non-surgical treatment that uses tiny beads called microspheres to deliver radiation directly to tumors in the liver. 

Andrea Amico, M.D., board-certified oncologist, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Amico attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. She completed her internal medicine residency also at Indiana University. Her office is located at the University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care, 14290 South LaGrange Road, Orland Park. Dr. Amico is also offering genetic testing and counseling at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross. To schedule an appointment, call (844) 755-8267. 

The Advisory Board recently gave Silver Cross Hospital $48,985. This latest gift completed the organization’s three- year $105,000 pledge to help fund the purchase of nine inpatient beds, four emergency department stretchers,  a blanket warmer and an instrument tray for daVinci® robotic-assisted Single-Site® surgery.  Silver Cross performs more robotic-assisted surgical procedures than any other surgical facility in the Chicago area.  Specially-trained surgeons with The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital are performing hysterectomies and removing gallbladders through a single incision in the naval with virtually scarless results. 

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.