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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jose Velasco, General and Oncologic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Velasco has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Jose Velasco, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Appendectomy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedures (Endocrine Surgery)
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Parathyroid Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Velasco graduated from University Of Valladolid. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Velasco has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Rush University Medical Center 
  • Evanston Hospital 


  • Romanian
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Jose M Velasco MD is a male Surgeon, has 42 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Jose M. Velasco practice?
Dr. Jose Velasco has 1 office location.
Dr. Jose Velasco practices Surgery near Skokie, IL.
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