Dr. Luis Velez, MD

Nephrology & Hypertension  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Luis Velez, MD
Dr. Luis Velez, MD is a nephrology & hypertension doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Velez is affiliated with Nix Medical Center, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, Southwest General Hospital, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills and Baptist Medical Center.

Downtown office

343 W Houston St Ste 609

San Antonio, TX 78205

Contact Information

(210) 212-8622

Dr. Luis Velez, MD

Dr. Luis Velez, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareSource
  • CeltiCare Health
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Employers Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 23 More

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Dr. Velez's Experience

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Dr. Velez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Board certified in Nephrology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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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 Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • 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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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velez to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
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)
in San Antonio, TX |
great, awesome, would recommend to anyone, love him to death.
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Dr. Velez accepts 37 insurance carriers
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Velez has admitting privileges

Baptist Medical Center
111 Dallas St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills
11212 State Highway 151
San Antonio, TX 78251
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Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
1310 McCullough Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212
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Nix Medical Center
414 Navarro St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Southwest General Hospital
7400 Barlite Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78224
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