Nitzet M. Velez, MD

Nitzet M. Velez, MD

4.9 
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Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

Primary Specialty

General Surgery

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine - 1996
Residency:
University of Toledo - 2003

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Kishwaukee Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.9
4.9 
147 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.8
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

31 Reviews
October 03, 2019

Dr. Velez is sensitive and caring. We are lucky to have her here.

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September 23, 2019

Velez is our favorite.

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August 29, 2019

I always know I am in good professional hands when I am with Dr. Nitzet Valez. Best ever.

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August 27, 2019

Dr.Velez is wonderful Doctor. She took her time with me. She is kind and personable.

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July 24, 2019

Felt very at-ease! Thank-you!

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June 29, 2019

dr Velez is wonderful. so friendly and upbeat

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March 24, 2019

*Dr. Velez is superior. She is knowledgeable, clear, and sensitive to my feelings. I feel very confident in her as my physician.

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February 28, 2019

Dr. Velez is the best! She has done almost all of my surgeries since I have been an adult. It is an honor to have her as my surgeon!

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February 26, 2019

*Dr. Velez was extremely patient, answering all my questions. I also appreciated her kind manner.

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February 09, 2019

Dr. Velez is THE BEST!

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January 25, 2019

Dr. Velez is very knowledgeable, personable and thorough. She listens to what I have to say and is concerned for my health in general (not just the issue I am seeing her for).

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January 24, 2019

Dr Velez is a professional at all times. I will highly recommend her to anyone.

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December 18, 2018

Appreciated the time and concern she had for my situation. Very thorough.

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December 14, 2018

Dr. Velez is clear on details and very reassuring.

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December 02, 2018

Dr Velez is an exceptional sugeon and her caring demanor and concern made this experience much better than I had expected.

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November 28, 2018

Great professionalism.

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November 15, 2018

Dr. Velez is the best! I won't go to anyone else for my surgeries or procedures.

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November 06, 2018

Speaks perfect Spanish, I speak Spanish and he was able to explain very well regarding my condition.

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October 26, 2018

*Dr. Velez is wonderful.

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October 26, 2018

I met Dr. Velez before in an emergency situation in the ER. She was then and is now charming and personable.

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September 21, 2018

Treated me great.

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August 29, 2018

Again 150% all good!!!

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June 30, 2018

So happy that I chose Dr Velez, she is amazing.

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June 22, 2018

*Dr. Velez was great.

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May 18, 2018

I especially appreciated *D.r Velez taking a good amount of time to clearly explain my unusual health condition & honestly explaining why surgery would not help.

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May 01, 2018

*Dr. Velez is very patient, took great care to make sure I was comfortable.

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April 22, 2018

Dr. Velez is amazing! Intelligent, caring, funny. She has done all of my surgeries. I trust her completely!

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March 23, 2018

Dr. Velez is the best!

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March 21, 2018

D*r. Velez is fantastic!

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March 02, 2018

Could not have been better.

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February 01, 2018

Dr Velez was wonderful and made my whole surgical procedure go very well

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