Dr. Cesar Velarde, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 54

Dr. Velarde
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Mesilla Valley Pain Clinic

1240 S Telshor Blvd Ste A Las Cruces, NM 88011

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(575) 556-9776

Dr. Cesar Velarde, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Las Cruces, NM and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Mayor de San Andres medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with Memorial Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Velarde to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Experience
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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Velarde's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velarde treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Velarde treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velarde treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Velarde treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velarde treats Fibromyalgia more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Velarde treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
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Dr. Velarde's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer Pain
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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Dr. Velarde accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Presbyterian Health Plan
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Dr. Velarde's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Velarde

2.5

Based on 15 ratings

5 Stars
26.666666666666668%
(4)
4 Stars
13.333333333333334%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
60%
(9)
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Staff is great, Dr. Very friendly and explains treatment with detail
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Cesar Velarde, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Las Cruces, NM and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Mayor...Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

1999
University of New Mexico Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1998
U NM
Residency Hospital
1995
U NM
Internship Hospital
1991
U Mayor de San Andres
Medical School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Cesar Velarde, MD offer telehealth services?

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

Is Dr. Cesar Velarde, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Cesar Velarde, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Velarde frequently treats Osteoarthritis of Spine, Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), and Fibromyalgia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Velarde treats.

Where is Dr. Cesar Velarde, MD's office located?

Dr. Velarde's office is located at 1240 S Telshor Blvd Ste A, Las Cruces, NM 88011. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Mesilla Valley Pain Clinic

Mesilla Valley Pain Clinic1240 S Telshor Blvd Ste A Las Cruces, NM 88011
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Velarde is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Memorial Medical Center

Las Cruces, NM

61% Patient Experience Rating, 8% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)