Dr. Henry Velez, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 72
  
Dr. Velez
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Valley Medical Group

19-20 Fair Lawn Ave Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

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Dr. Henry Velez, MD is a Pulmonologist in Fair Lawn, NJ and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with Valley Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Velez to book an appointment.


Dr. Velez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Velez

3.5

Based on 14 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Office environment (10)
  • Staff friendliness (10)
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  • Appointment was rushed (3)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
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I have been to Dr. Velez for more than two years I always find him to be friendly and explains in detail. He staff is the best they are all very friendly and make me feel at home.
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EDYE in HAWTHORNE, NJ – Feb 01, 2019
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He is not a doctor, he works for the insurance company, he is extremely rude and unkind, doesn’t even look at you, almost like you should not be there.. shaming oh him for calling himself a doctor
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Iris in Fort lee – Jan 16, 2019
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Excellent doctor. I've gone to Dr.Velez for 20 years and he's been nothing but friendly and dependable.
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New York, NY – Feb 24, 2017
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Does not seem very knowledgeable and becomes defensive when methodologies are questioned.
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Biography

Dr. Henry Velez, MD is a Pulmonologist in Fair Lawn, NJ and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with Valley Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Velez to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1982
U Hosp-Stony Brook
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Bronx VA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1979
Mount Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1976
New York Medical College
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(201) 794-6411

Dr. Velez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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. Velez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Sarcoidosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velez treats Sarcoidosis more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Velez treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Sarcoidosis of the Optic Nerve
Asthma
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velez treats Asthma more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Velez treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velez treats Pulmonary Disease more than 38% of his peers

Dr. Velez treats this condition more than 38% of his peers

Dr. Velez's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Lung Nodule
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection

Locations

Valley Medical Group

Internal Medicine & Pulmonology, Fair Lawn19-20 Fair Lawn Ave Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
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Internal and Pulmonary Medicine19-20 Fair Lawn Ave Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
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Valley Hospital

Ridgewood, NJ

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)