Silver Cross Honors Physicians for Milestone Years of Service

Silver Cross Hospital honored members of the Silver Cross Medical Staff with 20 or more milestone years of service on April 24.  Physicians receiving awards included:


20 Years of Service

Jose Battistini, M.D., Obstetrics/Gynecology                      

Cathy Joyce, M.D., Pediatrics                                           

Chris Kolyvas, M.D., Cardiology                                          

Moly Mathew, M.D., Anesthesia                                          

John Mikuzis, D.O., Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation      


25 Years of Service

Frederick Alexander, M.D., Infectious Diseases                            

Volker Bertrand, D.O., Neurology                                          

Daryl Caneva, D.P.M., Podiatric Surgery                               

Mark Danielson, M.D., General Surgery                                 

Frances Deppe, M.D., Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation      

John Giroux, M.D., Pediatrics                                           

Kenneth Porter, M.D., Pediatrics                                           


30 Years of Service

William Mikaitis, M.D., Family Practice                                  

Thomas Moore, M.D., Pediatrics                                           

Kanchana Umpai, M.D., Obstetrics/Gynecology                      


35 Years of Service

George Jones, M.D., Urology                                              

Ramesh Patel, M.D., Cardiology                                          

Ernesto Tan, M.D.,  Urology           


40 Years of Service

Voraphot Sathissarat, M.D., Pediatrics                                           

Bruce Smit, D.P.M.,  Podiatric Surgery                               


“These men and women have helped to shape Silver Cross Hospital and have led us to provide award-winning care for future generations,” said Paul Pawlak, President and CEO of Silver Cross Hospital.  “We will be forever grateful.”


For more information about the Silver Cross Medical Staff or a referral to a physician or staff at Silver Cross, visit www.silvercross.org call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).  Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff provide care to patients in Will County and the southwest suburbs.  These specialized and highly trained physicians are not employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They determine independently, based on their training and experience, the appropriate medical care for each patient. 


Their services are separate from the charges for hospital facilities and support staff and are billed separately by the physician or medical group with which the physician is affiliated. 


About Silver Cross Hospital

Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for seven consecutive years and as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 3,500 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 5 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital on February 26, 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).





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