Dr. Jose Velasco, MD

Dr. Jose Velasco, MD

Critical Care Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Jose Velasco, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Skokie, IL and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Universidad De Valladolid, Facultad De Medicina in 1970 and specializes in critical care surgery and general surgery.

9650 Gross Point Rd # 3900

Skokie, IL 60076

Contact Information

(847) 570-1700

Insurance Accepted

  • Humana

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Dr. Velasco's Experience

Dr. Velasco's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Critical Care Surgery
  • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Velasco "Take care of the patient and the disease. I believe in an academic approach to surgery, substantiating treatment and management decisions based on evidence, safety and effectiveness."

2  Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

13  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
  • Liver Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery

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.


  • Universidad De Valladolid, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • University of Valladolid
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University of Illinois Metro Group Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Velasco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Velasco's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velasco to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 1

Dr. Velasco's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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