Ellen Gustafson, MD

Hematology & Oncology

4.9
104 Ratings
Practices In: Joliet
Patients Seen: Adults

I enjoy hav­ing in depth, hon­est con­ver­sa­tions with patients. I want to find out their goals for both life and care.

Novem­ber is Lung Can­cer Aware­ness month. Lung can­cer is the lead­ing cause of can­cer-relat­ed death in the Unit­ed States. How­ev­er, when diag­nosed ear­ly with a low-dose CT scan, lung can­cer is more like­ly to be cur­able, with sur­vival rates jump­ing to near­ly 60 per­cent. Click here for more infor­ma­tion on who should be screened for lung cancer.

Board Certifications
Hematology & Oncology, Internal Medicine
Languages
English
Awards & Accolades
American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship Award 1981
NIH Institute Grant 1983
NIH Fellowship 1985
International Congress and Thrombosis and Hemostasis Grant 1986
Clinical Interests

Breast can­cer, Chemother­a­py, Clot­ting issues, and Lung cancer

Personal Interests

Swim­ming and out­door activities

Memberships
American Federation of Clinical Research Philadelphia Medical Society Phoenix Oncology Medical Society American Association of Clinical Oncology
AMITA Health Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Joliet
333 Madison Street Joliet, Illinois 60435 815-725-7133 Get Directions
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers
150 West High Street Morris, Illinois 60450 815-942-2932 Get Directions
Silver Cross Hospital
1900 Silver Cross Boulevard New Lenox, Illinois 60451 815-300-1100 Get Directions
School
University of Illinois Graduation Date: 1978 Degree: MD
Residency
University of Texas-Southwestern
Fellowships
University of Texas-Southwestern
Thrombosis Research Center- Temple University

Ratings


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.9
104 Ratings

Ease of scheduling appointments

4.7
104 Ratings

Provider showed concern

5
104 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

5
104 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

5
104 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

5
104 Ratings

Comments


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"Dr Gustafson is amazing she is very clear in what she says and listens to all my concerns"
5
Sep. 13, 2022
"I would recommend this clinic and doctor's"
5
Aug. 31, 2022
"Dr. Gustafson is the best"
4.75
Aug. 19, 2022
"Dr Gustafson always listens and explains every detail of my care"
5
Aug. 18, 2022
"*Dr. Gustafson is the best. We'd highly recommend her to anyone. She has released mom, so we are sorry we won't see her any more."
5
Aug. 16, 2022
"Very good visit with this dr. It was the 1st time seeing her and positive experience."
4.5
Aug. 16, 2022
"Excellent, knowledgeable, good communicator."
5
Aug. 9, 2022
"First time seeing Dr Gustofson. She had reviewed and studied my data. I believe I am very fortunate to have her as my doctor."
5
Aug. 8, 2022
"Good"
4.75
Jul. 30, 2022
"I am very happy and pleased."
5
Jul. 25, 2022
"Dr. Gustafson was wonderful. She was very personable and so very thorough!She took time listening to me and concerned about my health."
5
Jul. 14, 2022
"Doctor was awesome!"
5
Jul. 14, 2022
"*Dr. Gustafson is a wonderful doctor. I feel I am in good hands with her."
5
Jul. 1, 2022
"Great experience with doctor and nurse."
5
Jun. 28, 2022
"So SORRY to learn Dr. Ellen Gustafson is retiring. She's been the BEST for my family through all of our experiences"
5
Jun. 23, 2022
"I would definitely recommend Dr. G but learned she is retiring."
5
Jun. 23, 2022
"Dr Gustafson gives you all the possible options and I really appreciate this approach"
5
Jun. 18, 2022
"*Dr. G is fabulous. Dedicated, informative, helpful, provides answers."
5
Jun. 17, 2022
"She's doing her best with my situation. She's very caring"
5
May. 5, 2022
"Dr. G considers the whole patient in her assessment. She is an asset to the profession"
5
Apr. 29, 2022
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