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Dr. Luis Velez, MD

Nephrology & Hypertension ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Velez

Dr. Luis Velez, MD is a nephrology & hypertension specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Facultad De Medicina in 1999 and specializes in nephrology & hypertension, renal metabolic disorders, and more.


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(210) 212-8622

Dr. Velez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareSource
Medicaid
CeltiCare Health
Ambetter
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Employers Health Network
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Principal Life
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velez treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Velez treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velez treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Velez treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velez performs End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Velez performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Velez's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • 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
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Transplant Rejection
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Urinalysis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Luis Velez, MD is a nephrology & hypertension specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Facultad De Medicina in 1999 and specializes in nephrology & hypertension, renal metabolic disorders, and more.

Specialties

  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Renal Metabolic Disorders
  • Transplant Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

2008
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship Hospital
2003
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency Hospital
2001
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Internship Hospital
1999
Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Facultad De Medicina
Medical School
2008
2003
2001
1999

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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I had an absolute great experience with Dr. Velez, he was professional, patient, and would listen to my every question and answer it with much knowledge. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.
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great, awesome, would recommend to anyone, love him to death.
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