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Dr. Jose Velasco, MD

Critical Care Surgery ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. Velasco

Dr. Jose Velasco, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Skokie, IL and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Universidad De Valladolid, Facultad De Medicina in 1970 and specializes in critical care surgery and general surgery.

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(847) 570-1700

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Velasco's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendix Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Surgery
  • Melanoma
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Skin Lesion
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery

About Me

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.


  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery


University Of Illinois Metro Group Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Valladolid
Internship Hospital
Universidad De Valladolid, Facultad De Medicina
Medical School


  • Spanish
  • English


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