Dr. Valerie Nelson, MD

Dr. Valerie Nelson, MD

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Dr. Valerie Nelson, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Grayslake, IL and has been practicing for 4 years. She specializes in medical oncology and hematology.

Northwestern Medical Group

1475 E Belvidere Rd

Grayslake, IL 60030
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Insurance Accepted

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

Learn about Dr. Nelson

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 85% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Nelson'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. Nelson "I give my patients the best cancer care available in the context of a compassionate and honest partnership, ensuring our treatments are not only effective but also align with my patients' goals and personal lives."

2  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

2  Board Certifications

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

84  Conditions Treated

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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.

Education

  • University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nelson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Nelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr.Nelson is smart, kind, and compassionate. What more could you want in an oncologist.
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