Dr. Nelson Velazquez, DO

Dr. Nelson Velazquez, DO

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Nelson Velazquez, DO is a dermatologist in Beckley, WV and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989 and specializes in dermatology.

94 Brookshire Ln Ste 4

Beckley, WV 25801

Contact Information

(304) 252-2673

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Velazquez "By listening to the patients concerns and needs and a physical examination of their dermatological issue our providers will deliver the most efficient and effective treatment for the patient. These treatments Will utilize cutting edge medical technology and compassionate care to achieve the best results both physically and emotionally for our patients. Dermatology Associates and Surgery Center also offers quick and convenient access to our highly trained and qualified medical professionals. This is made possible by our multitude of medical providers and locations throughout southern West Virginia and the Greater DC/Baltimore area"

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology*
  • MOHS Micrographic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology*

40  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

1 Sanction
  • Unknown (11/12/2009)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Nelson Eddie Velazquez DO: License # 1500: NOVEMBER 12, 2009 – SUSPENSION TERMINATED: The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine has TERMINATED the Suspension on the physician’s license. All other terms of Consent Order remain in full force.
    State: West Virginia
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Velazquez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Velazquez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velazquez to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Velazquez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

The staff and Dr Suresh Menon were wonderful. I highly recommend him and the Martinsburg office for all your dermatological needs and yearly visits for excessive sun screening. Super friendly. Can't say enough good things about him and the staff. I'm happy my primary care doc referred me to them...more
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Dr. V and staff are amazing! This is one of the cleanest offices in Beckley! That guy with staph is crazy! Great experience and wonderful care. The nurses are angels! I'm confident in this facility and staff and all their medical decision making for my care and treatment! The best place for my skin...more
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