Dr. Ricardo J. Velazquez, MD

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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male • Age 43

2010 Goldring Ave Suite 308
Las Vegas, NV 89106
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Dr. Velazquez:

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Dr. Velazquez's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Valley Hospital Medical Center
620 Shadow Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89106

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Velazquez

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
New Hoizons Primary Care
New Horizons Primary Care
2010 Goldring Ave Suite 308
Las Vegas, NV 89106
New Horizons Primary Care
2010 Goldring Ave Suite Suite 308
Las Vegas, NV 89106
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    Dr. Velazquez's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
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    • Allergy Injections
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatments
    • Biopsy
    • Bone Density Scan
    • EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
    • Immunizations
    • Pap Smear
    • Physical Examination
    • Pulmonary Function Tests
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Spirometry
    • Ultrasound
    • Vaccinations
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    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Heart Disease
    • High Blood Pressure
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Injuries
    • Obesity
    • Osteoporosis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Sleep Apnea
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    Background Check for Dr. Velazquez

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Nevada.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Iberoamericana, Santo Domingo
    Graduated in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, Brooklyn, Ny
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Velazquez & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Velazquez's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Velazquez has admitting privileges:

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    • Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center

    • Valley Hospital Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Velazquez

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velazquez to family and friends

    6 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Velazquez's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 6 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Velazquez
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    below
    national average

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Velazquez accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • WellPoint
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    New Hoizons Primary Care
    New Horizons Primary Care
    2010 Goldring Ave Suite 308
    Las Vegas, NV 89106
    (702) 399-8808 (Office)
    (702) 516-2993 (Fax)
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    New Hoizons Primary Care
    New Horizons Primary Care
    2010 Goldring Ave Suite Suite 308
    Las Vegas, NV 89106
    (702) 399-8808 (Office)
    (702) 384-8807 (Fax)
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