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"I believe that the physician is an educator and that every patient should be an active participant in their own well-being. Central to the healing process is a relationship where the physician explains the medical issues and options to the patient, and the physician and patient decide together how to best address these issues."

Derek Olson, D.O.

Internal Medicine


Affiliations Presence Medical Group
Presence Health Partners
Unite Here Health
Hospitals Presence Saint Francis Hospital
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago
Years in practice 13
Languages spoken English
Board certifications Internal Medicine
Education Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (East Lansing) ; Genesys Regional Medical Center, Michigan (Residency)

Extended/Weekend Hours Evening and weekend hours Handicap Accessible Handicap accessible Convenient Parking Convenient parking
Office 1
800 Austin St.
East Tower, Suite 451
Evanston, IL 60202
Ph 847.316.6600
Fax 847.316.6606
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Handicap Accessible Convenient Parking


Office 2
2800 N. Sheridan Rd.
Suite 606
Chicago, IL 60657
Ph 773.525.8846
Fax 773.404.6280
Office hours [+]
Extended/Weekend Hours Convenient Parking



PREFERRED NETWORK ACCESS Aetna Better Health (Medicaid) Aetna HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage Aetna PPO POS All Kids (Medicaid)
Beech Street (Viant) PPO Blue Advantage HMO Blue Choice POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Choice Care PPO CIGNA Care Network
CIGNA Choice Fund CIGNA HMO CIGNA Open Access/Open Access+
CIGNA PPO POS Coventry/First Health Family Health Network - MAID
Galaxy Health Network Great West HMO (CIGNA) Great West PPO, POS (CIGNA)
HealthSpring MARE Advntg HMO HMO Illinois Humana HMO
Humana PPO POS IlliniCare (Medicaid) Illinois Health Connect (MAID)
Medicaid Medicare Multiplan / PHCS PPO
Multiplan / PHCS Savility National EPO National HMO
National POS-Open Access NPPN-Natl Pref Providers Ntwk Payment/Financing Plan
PHCS PPO, EPO (Multiplan) Preferred Plan Inc. PPO Workers Compensation
Blue Choice PPO Blue Precision
Cholesterol Problems Diabetes Hypertension
Lipid Metabolism Diet & Nutrition Exercise
Preventive Care

Dr. Olson earned his medical degree from Michigan State University, East Lansing. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc, Michigan, and is board certified in internal medicine. In 2003, he received the Regional Cardiology Associates Award for outstanding performance in cardiology. His clinical interests include preventive health care, particularly associated with high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes and diet/exercise. Dr. Olson is on the Medical Staffs of Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital. His office participates in Medicare and Medicaid, as well as most major HMO, PPO and conventional insurance plans. Dr. Olson is currently accepting new patients. Please call the location of your choice to schedule an appointment.