Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD

Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 56

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Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Cypress, TX. Dr. Velasco has more experience with Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy and Nephrological Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress and HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Velasco to book an appointment.

Locations

Houston Nephrology Group, P.A.

North Cypress Medical Center21216 Northwest Fwy Ste 410 Cypress, TX 77429
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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  • Explained conditions well (4)
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    Dr. Velasco is a awesome Doctor, a super Doctor to be honest, and he is a even better human being. Words can not describe how great and wonderful he is. Dr. Valasco is truly my Superhero. I would definitely recommend him to anyone. I am privileged and honored to have him as my Doctor!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Sulay Shah – Jun 22, 2020
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    I would highly recommend Dr. Velasco to all my family's and friends he is extremely knowledgable and has a wonderful, upbeat bed side manner.
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    Janis Fenske in Tomball, TX – May 11, 2017
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    What can I say about him. He is the best doctor I have dealt with. He is extremely knowledgeable, kind, listens and treat his patients like a human being. He literally saved my life and brought back my faith and strength to fight my illness. I am off from all my medicines and I am completely recovered from my illness. After God, I am thankful to dr. Velasco for all his support.
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    SANA F. in Katy, Tx – Oct 18, 2016
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    Dr. Velasco is a rare gem! He actually treats you like a person, and is patient and kind. He had out my faith back into doctors, and I am so blessed to have him as a doctor.
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    Experience and Background Checks

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    Background

    Background Check

    No malpractice claims found for Texas
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Frequently Treated by Dr. Velasco

    Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Velasco treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Velasco treats other conditions, please contact the office at (281) 571-8090.

    Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy

    Glomerulonephritis and nephropathy are types of kidney disease caused by damage to the small blood vessels that filter the blood, either from long-term diabetes or other conditions such as lupus.Compare with other Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy specialists.

    Dr. Velasco is experienced in the area of Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

    Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

    Treatments
    Dr. Velasco
    Similar Providers
    Nephrotic Syndrome
    Nephritis and Nephropathy
    Proteinuria
    Normal
    Frequency
    High
    Frequency
    Very High
    Frequency

    Nephrological Conditions

    Nephrological conditions specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys, including chronic kidney disease, kidney injury, kidney stones, and lupus nephritis.Compare with other Nephrological Conditions specialists.

    Dr. Velasco is experienced in the area of Nephrological Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

    Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

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    Dr. Velasco
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    Acute Kidney Failure
    Nephrotic Syndrome
    Nephritis and Nephropathy
    Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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    Frequency
    High
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    Check Dr. Velasco's experience treating your condition or procedure

    Dr. Velasco's conditions and procedures:

    • Acidosis
    • Acute Glomerulonephritis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
    • Gout
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Iron Metabolism Disorders
    • Kidney Infection
    • Kidney Infection, Acute
    • Kidney Stones
    • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Plasmapheresis
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Renal Osteodystrophy
    • Renal Scan
    • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
    • Small Kidney
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Ultrasound, Renal
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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    Dr. Velasco accepts

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    Dr. Velasco accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
    Anthem
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Humana Health Plan of Texas
    Houston Area HMO-Standard
    MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Cypress, TX. Dr. Velasco has more experience with Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy and Nephrological...Read more

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Education

    1997
    Univ of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
    Cath Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    1993
    Cath Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD?

    Call (281) 317-3804 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

    Does Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Velasco has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Velasco's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Velasco frequently treats Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy and Nephrological Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Velasco specializes.

    Where is Dr. Ariel Velasco, MD's office located?

    Dr. Velasco's office is located at 21216 Northwest Fwy Ste 410, Cypress, TX 77429. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Velasco is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress

    Cypress, TX

    4 Awards Received

    HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball

    Tomball, TX

    63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average

    HCA Houston Healthcare Cypress Fairbanks

    Houston, TX

    Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center

    Houston, TX

    77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

    13 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    Katy, TX

    77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

    5 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    Houston, TX

    77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

    12 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)