Dr. Omaida Velazquez, MD

Dr. Omaida Velazquez, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Omaida Velazquez, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 19 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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  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 91% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
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more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Velazquez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Velazquez "Welcome to the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University of Miami Health System/Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. This state-of-the-art program provides quality patient care, consultation and treatment for a variety of vascular conditions and diseases. Comprised of leading experts in all aspects of vascular and endovascular surgery, the division's faculty perform a wide array of procedures, including angioplasty, stenting, aortic aneurysm repair, carotid endarterectomy, leg bypass, and visceral aneurysm repair, to name a few. Besides offering sound open surgical and minimally invasive care, the division continually strives to expand medical knowledge in the fields of vascular and endovascular surgeries through ongoing translational and clinical research. We have a rich/glowing history of collaborative, academic relationships with medical facilities throughout the United States and abroad. Our team has a reputation for providing service of excellence to national and international patients. The Division team is comprised of board certified vascular surgeons, allied professionals and staff dedicated to delivering first-class quality healthcare at this state-of-the art medical facility situated in the heart of South Florida. When it comes to medical treatment, we rely on one of the top medical centers in the nation. The University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and its affiliated facilities enable our group in providing exceptional patient care and training opportunities to better the lives of our patients. We are confident you will be satisfied with our team. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Velazquez "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.


4  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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19  Procedures

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0 Malpractice Claims

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Omaida Velazquez, MD
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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Miami, Fl – Sep 01, 2017
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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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Maria Mercedes Rumbait is del Rio in Miami, FL – Aug 24, 2016
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