Dr. Federico Velez, MD

Dr. Federico Velez, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Federico Velez, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

100 Stein Plz

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Hypotropia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertropia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diplopia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Velez does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Cyclotropia
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • The Royal And Pontifical University of Santo Tomas
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Velez has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Velez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Velez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velez to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Velez'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
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in CUCUTA COLOMBIA |
Doctor Vélez, soy un paciente de Colombia recomendado por la doctora Johana Villamizar. Tengo un problema de estrabismo desde algunos años en razón de una paresia de uno de los músculos laterales. Quisiera aprovechar su experiencia cuando venga a la FOSCAL., pero antes quisiera comunicarme con...more
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By far the best Doctor. Caring , Diagnosis right on point. I would recommend him over and over again.
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Dr. Velez accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Velez has admitting privileges

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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