Dr. Maria Velez-Yanguas, MD

Dr. Maria Velez-Yanguas, MD

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology | Female | 54 years old

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Dr. Velez-Yanguas specializes in Pediatric Hematology & Oncology and practices in New Orleans, LA. She practices at 1 location.

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
  •  Board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
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  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus

    Graduated in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy

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