Dr. Mario Velasco, MD

Dr. Mario Velasco, MD

Hematology & Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Mario Velasco, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Decatur, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from U Santo Tomas in 1992 and specializes in hematology & oncology.

210 W McKinley Ave Ste 1

Decatur, IL 62526

Contact Information

(217) 876-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Velasco performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

86  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs (11/8/2013)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Velasco, Mario R MD: License # 0361041082: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in issuing prescriptions for Controlled Substances to his co-worker without maintaining medical records. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s Illinois license and imposed a FINE in the amount of $15,000.00.
    State: Illinois

Education

  • U Santo Tomas
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Med Ctr Manila
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Seton U/St Elizabeth Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Velasco has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Velasco's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velasco to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Velasco's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
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