Dr. Mario R. VelascoJr , MD

Internal Medicine , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

(217) 876-6600

Cancer Care Specialists Of Illinois
210 W McKinley Ave Ste 1
Decatur, IL 62526

Overview

Dr. Mario R. Velasco Jr., medical oncologist, joined Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois, S.C., in February 2001. Dr. Velasco primarily sees patients at our main office at the Cancer Care Center of Decatur, but also sees patients at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. Dr. Velasco received his M.D. degree from the University of Santo Tomas Medical School, Manila, Philippines, in 1992. He completed a clinical internship at Medical Center Manila, Philippines, where he received "Outstanding Intern" awards in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Velasco completed his residency in Categorical Internal Medicine with the Seton Hall University Program at St. Elizabeth Hospital, New Jersey, in 1998, and went on to complete a fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas. Dr. Velasco is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He has special interest in gastrointestinal malignancy, renal cell carcinoma, and melanoma. In addition, Dr. Velasco has been very active in cancer research. He published a book chapter on "Primary Gastrointestinal Lymphoma" and also had several abstracts presented at national meetings.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 19 Years

Languages Spoken: German and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Graduation Date: in 2000

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Decatur Memorial Hospital

Specialties: Internal Medicine , Hematology/Oncology and Medical Oncology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS IL PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
  • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • Coventry IL PPO
  • Coventry MO HMO POS
  • Coventry MO PPO
  • Coventry PPO Platinum
  • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance HMO/POS
  • Health Alliance IL IA Public Mrktplace QHP Provider Directory
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Illinois HMOx MRF
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. VelascoJr's Office Information

Cancer Care Specialists Of Illinois
210 W McKinley Ave Ste 1
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 876-6600

Fax: []
Website: cancercarespecialists.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor VelascoJr's Other Office Information

Cancer Care Specialists Of Illinois
201 E Pleasant
Taylorville, IL 62568
(217) 824-3331

Fax:(217) 782-4134
Website:cancercarespecialists.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Tue-
Wed-
Thu1:00 PM-4:30 PM
Fri-
Sat-
Sun-

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