Dr. Leonardo Velazquez, MD

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Age 45
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Dr. Leonardo Velazquez, MD
Dr. Leonardo Velazquez, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Palmer, MA. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Velazquez is affiliated with Rhode Island Hospital and Miriam Hospital.

1504 N Main St

Palmer, MA 01069

Contact Information

(413) 283-3511

Dr. Leonardo Velazquez, MD

Dr. Leonardo Velazquez, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

As a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist & Cataract Surgeon, I strive to provide the best Medical and Surgical Ophthalmology care in a compassionate and ethical manner.
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Dr. Velazquez's Experience

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Dr. Velazquez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
41

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
  • Clear Lens Surgery to Correct Near and Far Vision Simultaneous
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • University Of Massachusetts At Amherst
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Metrowest Medical Center Framingham Union Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • New England Med Center Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Velazquez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Velazquez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velazquez to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Velazquez's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Velazquez accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Velazquez has admitting privileges

Miriam Hospital
164 Summit Ave
Providence, RI 02906
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Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy St
Providence, RI 02903
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