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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



Aetna Cofinity PPO 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 Choice POS CIGNA Care Network
CIGNA Choice Fund CIGNA HMO CIGNA Open Access/Open Access+
CIGNA PPO (State of IL) CIGNA PPO POS Coresource
CorVel PPO Coventry/First Health Discounts for the Uninsured
Evolutions Healthcare Family Health Network - MAID First Health (Coventry)
Galaxy Health Network Great West HMO (CIGNA) Great West PPO, POS (CIGNA)
HealthSpring MARE Advntg HMO HFN PPO HMO Illinois
Humana HMO Humana PPO POS IlliniCare (Medicaid)
Illinois Health Connect (MAID) Illinois Healthy Woman - MAID Medicaid
Medicare Medicare HMO-Sterling Only MedSolutions
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
UHC Ever Care Medicare Advntg UHC HMO UHC PPO POS
Workers Compensation Aetna Choice POS / SmartCare 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.