Dr. Debra Selip, MD

Dr. Debra Selip, MD

Neonatal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
41 y/o

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Dr. Debra Selip, MD is a neonatal medicine doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. She is 41 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Selip is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center.

Rush Pediatric Medical Service Plan

1653 W Congress Pkwy # 622

Chicago, IL 60612
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Care Philosophy

When I decided I wanted to be in neonatology, it was really all about being a master of a small field. I didn't want to practice such a broad field of medicine - such a generalized field of medicine - where I felt that I didn't have absolute and complete knowledge base about everything that was going on. I have studied extensively a number of medications - that may potentially be on the market in the next 10 to 20 years - that will help decrease injury patterns in baby brains. It's about seeing the small successes because intensive care often you have to measure success by small markers, not necessarily the large ones. So it's when an infant comes off a ventilator. It's when a family finally gets to hold their baby for the first time. They haven't held them in three weeks because they were so critically ill, and they finally get to hold them. It's when a family comes back three years later with a toddler who's running around and speaking - who I remember was so critically ill for weeks or months on end - who now has a lovely life and runs and plays with their siblings. And the families come back and say, Look, this is what we have. So those are the moments that I know that I made the right choice.
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Dr. Selip's Experience

Dr. Selip's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neonatal Medicine
  • Board certified in Neonatology and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Neonatal Medicine
  • Perinatal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Neonatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Albert Einstein College Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Albert Einstein College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Selip has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Selip's Reviews

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Dr. Selip's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Selip accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Selip has admitting privileges

Rush University Medical Center
1653 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
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