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Dr. Henry Velez, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Velez

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 been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1976 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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Dr. Velez accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
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Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Humana
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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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Henry Velez, MD is a pulmonologist in Fair Lawn, NJ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1976 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1982
University Hospital Stony Brook
Fellowship Hospital
1980
VA Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
Mt Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Brookdale Hospital Med Center
Internship Hospital
1976
New York Medical College
Medical School
1982
1980
1979
1977
1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Velez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Velez

3.5

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(4)

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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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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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Excellent doctor. I've gone to Dr.Velez for 20 years and he's been nothing but friendly and dependable.
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Does not seem very knowledgeable and becomes defensive when methodologies are questioned.
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