Dr. Maria D. Velazquez, MD

Dr. Maria D. Velazquez, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine | Female

For expectant mothers, the prospect of having a baby is both a joyous and exciting one. But for a number of reasons, some women need to be watched more closely during pregnancy. In such cases, the woman's obstetrician may suggest she consults with a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist. Our commitment is to provide thorough, professional and compassionate prenatal care and consultations. Our primary goal is for the best possible outcome for both the mother and baby. We see our role as supportive of the woman and her family, understanding that ultimately the experience of pregnancy and birth belongs to them. We are guides during this natural process, and we respect the right of each woman to determine, within reason, her experience. We feel privileged to participate in this journey.Read more

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For expectant mothers, the prospect of having a baby is both a joyous and exciting one. But for a number of reasons, some women need to be watched more closely during pregnancy. In such cases, the woman's obstetrician may suggest she consults with a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist. Our commitment is to provide thorough, professional and compassionate prenatal care and consultations. Our primary goal is for the best possible outcome for both the mother and baby. We see our role as supportive of the woman and her family, understanding that ultimately the experience of pregnancy and birth belongs to them. We are guides during this natural process, and we respect the right of each woman to determine, within reason, her experience. We feel privileged to participate in this journey.Read more

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based on 17 total surveys (1 with a review)
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    Specialties

    • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

    Board Certifications

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    • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breech Position
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Chlamydia Infections
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Congenital Connective Tissue Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Fetal Disorders
    • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Gonorrhea Infections
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Heart Disease
    • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
    • Hemorrhoids
    • High Risk Pregnancy
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
    • Lupus
    • Mastodynia
    • Maternal Anemia
    • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Miscarriages
    • Nausea
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Placenta Previa
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Preeclampsia
    • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Thrombosis
    • Trichomoniasis
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
    • Yeast Infections

    Procedures Performed

    • 3D Ultrasound
    • Amniocentesis
    • Colposcopy
    • C-Section
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Fetal Monitoring
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
    • Pap Smear
    • Pregnancy Ultrasound
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Sympathectomy
    • Tubal Ligation
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
    • Vaginectomy
    • Wound Repair

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Texas Medical Branch
    • Internship Hospital
      Texas Tech Hsc El Paso

      Completed in 1998

    • Residency Hospital
      Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      University New Mexico Hospital

      Completed in 2004

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    • Board certified in Maternal & Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Velazquez's Care Philosophy

    For expectant mothers, the prospect of having a baby is both a joyous and exciting one. But for a number of reasons, some women need to be watched more closely during pregnancy. In such cases, the woman's obstetrician may suggest she consults with a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist. Our commitment is to provide thorough, professional and compassionate prenatal care and consultations. Our primary goal is for the best possible outcome for both the mother and baby. We see our role as supportive of the woman and her family, understanding that ultimately the experience of pregnancy and birth belongs to them. We are guides during this natural process, and we respect the right of each woman to determine, within reason, her experience. We feel privileged to participate in this journey.