Dr. Luis Velazquez, MD

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Anesthesiology

Dr. Luis Velazquez, MD is a Anesthesiology Specialist in North Las Vegas, NV and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med in 2006. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Luis Velazquez, MD

Velazquez Pain Relief Center

1815 E Lake Mead Blvd Ste 317 North Las Vegas, NV 89030
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(702) 960-4150

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Dr. Velazquez's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • 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 Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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(702) 960-4150

Dr. Velazquez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem
Balanced Choice-NV PPO
Balanced Pathway-NV HMO
Balanced Pathway-NV PPO
Balanced-NV PPO
Boyd Gaming Network-NV
Bronze Choice (Employer)-NV PPO
Bronze Nevada PPO
Bronze Pathway (Employer)-NV HMO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-NV PPO
Catastrophic Pathway-NV HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-NV PPO
Choice (Tier 1 Pathway - Tier 2)-NV PPO
Choice-NV PPO
Gold Choice (Employer)-NV PPO
Gold Nevada PPO
Gold Pathway (Employer)-NV HMO
Gold Pathway (Pathway - PPO / Small Grp)-NV PPO
Gold Pathway-NV HMO
Gold Pathway-NV PPO
Lumenos plans-NV
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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Nevada HMO
Nevada PPO
Non-HMO- HSA, HRA and HIA+-NV
Pathway-NV HMO
Pathway-NV PPO
Silver Choice (Employer)-NV PPO
Silver Core Pathway-NV HMO
Silver Pathway (Employer)-NV HMO
Silver Pathway (Pathway - PPO / Small Grp)-NV PPO
Silver-NV PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Commercial PPO
Medica
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
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Dr. Velazquez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Velazquez

4.6

Based on 40 ratings

5 Stars
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(35)
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If you like being lied to, treated like a second class citizen, and ripped off by an office that only cares about volume billing and nothing else, then you'll love Velasquez Pain Relief! Pro tip: don't ask them what insurance they accept. You're likely to be given a false answer and get nothing more than an offer to pay cash for con't care when you find out the truth. I found out on the eve of a procedure from the surgery center. Not the doctors’ office. I dealt with the always inaccurate, rude, and generally transient staff for years b/c starting over in pain mgmt is well, an awful pain. Too bad I didn't respect myself enough to 86 them when I should have. I've been afraid to write an honest review as they have many avenues to exact revenge when my medical history is reviewed, but I cannot con't to be silent about such a dehumanizing practice.
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Mar 03, 2020
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AVOID!! When I arrived in the office today, the rude lady at the front counter informed me that I needed a "release" from my current pain management doctor before they would see me. When I explained to her that I didn't have this "release" because I was only seeing Dr. Velazquez for a consultation today and wanted to make sure he was the right doctor for me, she made it clear it was not her problem and there was nothing she could do. When I mentioned having called several times, including to make my appointment, and even came into the office yesterday to get the new patient paperwork, she told me I didn't disclose I was already seeing a pain management doctor. ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Brennen D. – Jul 26, 2019
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Beware .. Agreed to have a steroid injection in my neck to relieve the pain, if I would be sedated. I was never sedated and the IV for the meds created excruciating pain in my right thumb. Was told it was just the medication causing the pain. Follow up visit was given a prescription for pain by the PA. Researching, discovered it to be toxic if I took dose recommended. Another visit was told by another PA that I should only take one pill a day and not 3. Will not return. Lesson learned!!
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las vegas – Jan 24, 2018
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Dr. Vasquez and his staff is awesome I go in they help me with my pain and it is been a really awesome experience.thank u all Happy Holidays
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Annette in Las Vegas, NV – Dec 17, 2017
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Dr V always makes sure to have me in and out with no discomfort. I can't begin to tell you how much my pain injections enable me to live and work normally again. Thank you so very much.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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Mindy Tatti in Las Vegas, NV – Jun 04, 2017
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I wouldn't go to another pain doctor after going to Dr. Velasquez. He's helped relieve my pain from back, hip & knee issues. I was barely able to walk & now I am doing so much better. He's up-to-date on all medical procedures & is a qualified, kind & compassionate physician. He always takes time to listen to my concerns & explain things in a way that I understand. I have no doubt that if it wasn't for him I would have had a hip replacement & possible back surgery by now. Excellent staff too!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Las Vegas, NV – May 07, 2017
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Been seeing him for approx. 2 years and find him to be very knowledgeable. I don't feel rushed and he takes time to let you explain what is happening and will explain medical condition and procedures, etc.. Very courteous. His office on Flamingo is pleasant...don't care for the one on Lake Mead.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Angie C. in Las Vegas, NV – May 05, 2017
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Understands the problem, listens, knows exactly what you need. Very nice manner.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jim in Las Vegas, NV – Nov 10, 2016
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Great doctor!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Jared in Las Vegas, NV – Nov 02, 2016
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I'm truly amazed with Dr Velázquez & his staff...Dr Velázquez is a very caring doctor.He honestly cares about his patients.The staff is just so understanding & friendly...Thanks you guy's I'm so proud to be a patient
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tomeka41 in Las Vegas, NV – Oct 20, 2016
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Excellent pain dr. Wouldn't go anywhere else. He listens, cares, helps in every way possible.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Carmen in Las Vegas, NV – Oct 19, 2016
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I was very happy with my visits and treatment from Dr. Velazquez, he understood my pain and was very thorough. The staff was very friendly as well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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lisa c in Las Vegas, NV – Oct 18, 2016
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Amazing experience overall. Dr. Velazquez takes the time to listen to the patient and understand the problem.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Las Vegas, FL – Oct 15, 2016
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Dr.Velazquez always treats me with respect and is kind and caring. He is awesome and the staff is always nice and helpful. Everyone in this office is awesome. He always takes his time and listens to his patients. I would recommend family and friends to him in a heart beat.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Letitia N. in Las Vegas, NV – Oct 12, 2016
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I would like to take a moment and tell folks about a one in a million Dr. who really listens and cares for you and your condition!!! He is unlike other physician's that are in and out of your room in 10 minutes. He truly cares about what is going on with you and he really wants to get to the bottom of your aliment and if he can't help you he is willing to send you to someone who can fix your problem unlike many who will keep you coming again and again just to get your money!!! He is a ****** Dr.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kelle Scott in Las Vegas, NV945 Ringwood Lane – Oct 01, 2016
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I love Dr. V. His compassion and caring shine through. He takes the time to listen. In fact, I never mind if there is a wait because I know he'll spend the same amount of time with me. His staff is wonderful. I'd give him more stars if I could.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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SL in North Las Vegas, NV – Sep 25, 2016
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The whole office is excellent ?? I am happy to have such a caring staff!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kristan in Las Vegas, NV – Sep 21, 2016
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Great Doctor that listens to the patient and offers alternatives and options for treatment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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John Etue in Las Vegas, NV – Aug 25, 2016
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Dr. V and his entire staff is fabulous!!!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Pamela S in Las Vegas, NV – Aug 02, 2016
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Pain relief, caring doctor and staff. I'm very comfortable coming here.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Las Vegas, NV – Jul 23, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Luis Velazquez, MD is a Anesthesiology Specialist in North Las Vegas, NV and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

Cedar Sinai Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
2011
Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine
Residency Hospital
2006
Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
Medical School
University of Miami
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Dr. Velazquez frequently treats Fibromyalgia, Low Back Pain, and Headache. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Velazquez treats.

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Dr. Velazquez's office is located at 1815 E Lake Mead Blvd Ste 317, North Las Vegas, NV 89030. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Velazquez Pain Relief Center

Velazquez Pain Relief Center1815 E Lake Mead Blvd Ste 317 North Las Vegas, NV 89030
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