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Hip and Knee Replacement Center

The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital is the only facility in the Will & Grundy Counties to offer Mako™ robotic-arm assisted surgery for:


This new technology is designed for adults living with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis and helps provide more accurate placement and alignment of a patient’s implant.

Our highly skilled caregivers coordinate all your needs – inside and outside of the Hospital.  We work together to make sure you are receiving the safest, highest quality, personalized care.  Because of this, Silver Cross has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement and has received an A Hospital Safety Score from the Leapfrog Group. Plus, our surgical patients consistently rank us in the top 5% in the nation for patient satisfaction according to Press, Ganey.


To be affiliated with the Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, orthopedic surgeons must meet rigorous criteria and demonstrate excellent outcomes and high patient satisfaction. For more information or to schedule an appointment for a consultation, click on the surgeon’s photo.

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Joint Pain – Free Arthritis Seminars

Listen in as local orthopaedic surgeons from Silver Cross Hospital answer your questions and discuss MakoTM Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology and how it provides you with a personalized surgical plan for your hip or knee.

Paul Trksak, MD
Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jennifer’s Garden, 555 W. Gore Rd., Morris

Tom Antkowiak, MD
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago, Tinley Park
18335 LaGrange Rd., Tinley Park

Andrew Ehmke, DO
Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Joliet Junior College, Building U
1215 Houbolt Rd., Joliet

Rajeev Puri, MD
Thursday, May 25, 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn, Kankakee
455 Riverstone Pkwy., Kankakee

To register call 1-888-STRYKER (1-888-787-9537) or visit