Dr. Pedro Velasco, MD
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Dr. Pedro Velasco, MD

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Psychiatry | Male

Access Behavioral Health 3801 Springhurst Blvd Ste 101, Louisville, KY 40241 Get Directions
(502) 394-0101

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Dr. Velasco specializes in Psychiatry and practices in Louisville, KY. He practices at 1 location.

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3.2
based on 10 total surveys
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Procedures Performed

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Velasco has received 1 sanction

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    • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs  (4/6/2016)
    • Action Taken: License Restricted
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Kentucky
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    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Louisville

    Graduated in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    University Louisville School Of Med

Awards & Recognition

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Velasco's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Psychiatry
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Velasco's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Velasco

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients