Dr. Jose Velasco, MD

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Dr. Jose Velasco, MD


Critical Care Surgery | Male

NorthShore University HealthSystem 9650 Gross Point Rd # 3900, Skokie, IL 60076 Get Directions
(847) 570-1700

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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.Read more

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    Dr. Velasco's Care Philosophy

    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.

    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

    Awards & Recognition

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Background Check

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      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    Board Certifications

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    • Critical Care Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Hernia
    • Abscess
    • Adrenal Gland Diseases
    • Appendix Disorders
    • Breast Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Melanoma
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Skin Lesion


    • Medical School
      Universidad De Valladolid, Facultad De Medicina

      Graduated in 1970

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of Valladolid

      Completed in 1973

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Illinois Metro Group Hospital

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • Critical Care Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • 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