Dean T. Velis, MD, FACP
Dr. Dean Velis is a native Chicagoan, having grown up in west suburban Berwyn, and has more than 25 years of experience as a surgeon and phlebologist. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the American Board of Phlebology (Inaugural Examination), the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American College of Surgeons and the American Heart Association.
Dr. Velis attended Northeastern Illinois University and received his undergraduate degree with honors in Biology. Dr. Velis was awarded his MD from the University of Athens School of Medicine, in Athens, Greece, with honors and he served his internship and residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois.
His post-graduate work included a research position at the University of Athens studying and analyzing the immunology of infectious disease, specifically with patients afflicted with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Dr. Velis has authored and coauthored numerous studies for medical symposiums including the Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology and the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology.
He is a licensed physician and surgeon in Illinois, California, Wisconsin and the European Economic Community. He is a consultant to the State of Illinois Department of Human Services and is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and on the faculty of the American College of Phlebology.