Dr. Omaida Velazquez, MD

Dr. Omaida Velazquez, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Omaida Velazquez, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark in 1991 and specializes in vascular surgery, general surgery, and more.Read her story

1295 NW 14th St Ste J

Miami, FL 33125

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 11 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Velazquez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velazquez treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Velazquez treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velazquez treats Vascular Disease more than 74% of her peers

Dr. Velazquez treats this condition more than 74% of her peers

Carotid Artery Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velazquez treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Velazquez treats this condition more than 72% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis

Dr. Velazquez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

About Me

At the University of Miami, we transform the lives through teaching, research and service. 
The Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery has assembled a group of physicians, nurses, and staff dedicated to providing compassionate state-of-the-art medical care. We are committed to advancing the field of vascular surgery through innovation and service of excellence.

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

1999
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1992
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
1991
University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark
Medical School
1987
Stevens Institute Of Technology
Undergraduate School
1999
1998
1992
1991
1987

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Velazquez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Velazquez

2.3

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Average Wait Time
  • 31 – 45 minutes
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Lacks compassion. Seemed dismissive and not focused . Very disappointing as I expected more from a academic center. She should be trained on how to listen to those who come to her seeking care.
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She is knowledgable. She is cordial ,she takes time to listen patiently to patients toaanswer all his/ her questions to utmost satisfaction. She gives me total confidence when she explains issues to do or not to do.
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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Medica
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MultiPlan PPO
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Navigate POS
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Options PPO
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Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC