Dr. Luis Velez, MD

Dr. Luis Velez, MD

Nephrology & Hypertension  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Luis Velez, MD is a nephrology & hypertension specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Facultad De Medicina in 1999 and specializes in nephrology & hypertension, renal metabolic disorders, and more.

343 W Houston St Ste 609

San Antonio, TX 78205

Contact Information

(210) 212-8622

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareSource
  • CeltiCare Health
  • CHAMPVA
  • 28 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Velez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hyperkalemia
high
more than 88% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Velez's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Renal Metabolic Disorders
  • Transplant Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Transplant Rejection
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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10  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Urinalysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Velez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Velez's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velez to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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

Patient Comments (1)

great, awesome, would recommend to anyone, love him to death.
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