Jose M. Velasco, M.D.

Jose M. Velasco, M.D.

Jose M. Velasco, M.D.

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Treatment Philosophy

Take care of the patient and the disease. I believe in an academic approach to surgery, substantiating treament and management decisions based on evidence, safety and effectiveness.

Personal Interests

medical education: simulation

Conditions & Procedures

Conditions

Abscess, Adrenal Disorders, Appendix, Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Esophagus, Breast Cancer, Cyst, Gallbladder, Gallbladder Disease, Hernia, Lipoma, Liver Cancer, Melanoma, Parathyroid, Sarcoma, Skin Lesion

Procedures

Abdominal Hernia Repair, Adrenal Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Breast Surgery, General Surgery, Inguinal Hernia Repair, Liver Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery, Minimally Invasive Stomach, Pancreatic Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Catheter, Splenectomy, Stomach Surgery, Surgical Oncology in Breast, Temporal Artery Biopsy, Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery, Thyroid Surgery

General Information

Gender

Male

Affiliation

NorthShore Medical Group

Expertise

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Thyroid/Parathyroid/Adrenal Surgery, Breast Surgery

Languages

English, Spanish

Board Certified

Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Service

General Surgery

Education, Training & Fellowships

Medical School

University of Valladolid, 1970

Internship

University of Valladolid, 1973

Residency

University of Illinois at Chicago
Metropolitan Group of Hospitals - Chicago

Locations

A

NorthShore Medical Group

9650 Gross Point Rd.
Suite 3900
Skokie, IL 60076
847.570.1700 847.982.1098 fax This location is wheelchair accessible.
B

Concentra - West Loop

1230 W. Lake St.
Chicago, IL 60607
312.666.0028 847.570.1330 fax This location is not wheelchair accessible.
C

Concentra AMS - Elk Grove Village

1820 Jarvis Ave.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
847.364.9906 847.570.1330 fax This location is wheelchair accessible.

Insurance

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Aetna HMO/PPO/POS
BCBS HMOI
BCBS PPO *except Blue Choice IL
Beechstreet PPO
CCN PPO
CIGNA Choice Fund
CIGNA Choice Fund PPO
CIGNA EPO
CIGNA Network
CIGNA Network Open Access
CIGNA POS
CIGNA POS Open Access
CIGNA PPO
CIGNA:Open Access Plus
First Health PPO
Galaxy PPO
Great West POS
Great West PPO
Healthcares Finest Network PPO
Humana Choice Care PPO
Humana IPA--HMO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Land of Lincoln
Medicare
Multiplan Admar PPO
Multiplan Formost PPO
Multiplan Health Network PPO
Multiplan Wellmark PPO
NorthShore Employee Network I (EPO Option)
NorthShore Employee Network II (EPO Plus & CDHP)
PHCS PPO
Preferred Plan PPO
Railroad Medicare - Cook County
Railroad Medicare - Lake County
UHC *except Core & Navigate
Unicare PPO
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