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...   Read More

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Critical Care Surgery
      • General Surgery

      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

      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

      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

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      Education

      • 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

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      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
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      Dr. Velasco's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Velasco

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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.