Dr. Penelope Velasco, MD

Dr. Penelope Velasco, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
47 y/o
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Dr. Penelope Velasco, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Lynwood, CA. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center (EPFMC)

3680 E Imperial Hwy Ste 200

Lynwood, CA 90262
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Velasco performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pregnancy-Related Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
high
more than 84% of peers
Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Velasco's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Velasco "Each of our patients is treated individually. Our number one concern is the well being of mother and baby."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
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Procedures

  • C-Section
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Chas R Drew University Med and Science
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Velasco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Velasco does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Velasco and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Velasco's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velasco to family and friends
4.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Velasco's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Velasco accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Velasco has admitting privileges

California Hospital Medical Center
1401 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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