Dr. Felipe Gracias, MD

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Dr. Felipe Gracias, MD

General Surgery | Male

Pronger-Smith Medical Care 17495 La Grange Rd, Tinley Park, IL 60487 Get Directions
(708) 226-7000

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  • 2
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Gracias has 2 malpractice Malpractice Claims

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    • Settlement;2011-10-12T00:00:00
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    • Settlement;2015-03-24T00:00:00
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Atresia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Cyst Incision and Drainage
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Kidney Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Wound Repair

    Background Check

    • 2
      Malpractice Claims

      Dr. Gracias has 2 malpractice claims

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      • Settlement  (10/12/2011)
      • Amount or Range: $350,000.00
      • Nature of Complaint: COOK COUNTY, IL
      • State: Illinois
      • Settlement  (3/24/2015)
      • Amount or Range: $383,333.00
      • Nature of Complaint: COOK COUNTY, IL
      • State: Illinois
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      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.

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Utah School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      Finch University Health Sci/chgo M School
      Spectrum Health Butterworth Camp

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

      Dr. Gracias has no media or publications listed.

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Gracias' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Gracias' Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Dr. Gracias' Care Philosophy

    The more you love your patients, the more you love being a doctor.