Dr. Nora Hansen, MD

Dr. Nora Hansen, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nora Hansen, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 22 years. She specializes in surgical oncology and general surgery.

Northwestern Medical Group

250 E Superior St Ste 4-420

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Urinary Disorders
more than 6% of peers

Dr. Hansen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hansen ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

2  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Health Risk Assessment

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.


  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hansen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hansen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hansen to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hansen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Hansen took barely 5 minutes to talk to me. The medical student did all the work and she just walked in and grunted a few words. I felt rushed. She had many patients waiting for her with several of us scheduled for the same time. I got the sense that she is the kind of Dr. that tries to see...more
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After a mammogram showed a growth in my left breast I met with Dr Hansen. She was very clear about the risk of cancer and suggested a biopsy, which showed atypica cells. We discussed and decided to remove the affected area. I have a perfect scar which hardly shows and had follows up for the last 2...more
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