Dr. Ellen Gustafson, MD

Dr. Ellen Gustafson, MD

Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 67
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ellen Gustafson, MD is an oncology specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 35 years. She graduated from Univ Of Il Coll Of Med in 1978 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

2614 W Jefferson St

Joliet, IL 60435

Contact Information

(815) 725-1355

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas


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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
very high
more than 87% of peers

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  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (3/2/2016)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Pennsylvania
1 Board Action
  • Professional Misconduct (3/3/2014)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Gustafson, Ellen J MD: License # 036109139: NATURE OF COMPALINT: The physician allegedly engaged in unprofessional conduct by improperly providing care and treatment for a patient. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license and imposed a FINE in the amount of $ 2,000.00.
    State: Illinois


  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • U Tex-Sw
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • U Tex-Sw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • U Tex-Sw
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gustafson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gustafson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gustafson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gustafson to family and friends
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Gustafson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in New Lenox, IL
I have been seeing Dr. Gustafson for 6 years now during my cancer treatment. My appointments are always on time and she is very thorough. She spends whatever time is necessary to explain my condition and options of treatment. She treats me as a whole person, not just my disease. She has...more
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in Joliet, IL
She recently treated my husband at Silver Cross Hospital. I can't say enough good things about her !!
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in New Lenox, IL
I found Dr. gustafson to be compassionate and thorough. She spent more time woth me than any doctor I have previously seen and never made me feel inferior or rushed. She answered every question, relieved my anxiety, and even made me laugh. While I hope I dont have to see her again, I won't have...more
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