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Dr. Cesar Velarde, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 53

  
Dr. Velarde

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 been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from U Mayor de San Andres in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine.


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(575) 556-9776

Dr. Velarde accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Presbyterian Health Plan
Commercial

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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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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velarde treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Velarde treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velarde treats Spondylosis more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Velarde treats this condition more than 95% of their 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 their peers

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

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Dr. Velarde's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • Polyneuropathy
  • 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 Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

Dr. Velarde's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Velarde

2.5

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
26.666666666666668%
(4)
4 Stars
13.333333333333334%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
60%
(9)

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Average Reported Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
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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 been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from U Mayor de San Andres in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine.

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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59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)