Dr. Valerie Nelson, MD

Dr. Valerie Nelson, MD

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Medical Oncology  |  
Female
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Dr. Valerie Nelson, MD is a medical oncology doctor who practices in Lake Forest, IL. She has been practicing for 9 years. Dr. Nelson is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Northwestern Medical Group

660 N Westmoreland Rd Ste 100

Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Accepted insurance

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

Learn about Dr. Nelson

Care Philosophy

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.
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Dr. Nelson's Experience

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Dr. Nelson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Medical Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
22

Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Sarcoma
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nelson to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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)
in Antioch, IL |
Dr.Nelson is smart, kind, and compassionate. What more could you want in an oncologist.
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Dr. Nelson accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice
    Choice Plus

Hospitals where Dr. Nelson has admitting privileges

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
660 N Westmoreland Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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