Dr. Alexander Velar, MD

Dr. Alexander Velar, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Alexander Velar, MD is a nephrology specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

1190 NW 95th St Ste 207

Miami, FL 33150

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Velar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
high
more than 87% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
normal
more than 76% of peers
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Velar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Maimonides Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ny Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Velar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Velar's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velar to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Velar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Velar saved my father's life. We were vacationing in FL, and he had emergency gall bladder surgery. Dr. Velar was consulted as my dad has kidney issues. Dr. Velar continued to consult for the 40 days that my dad was in/out of the hospital, going far beyond the scope of his responsibility to...more
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