Dr. Priya Velu, MD

Dr. Priya Velu, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
43 y/o
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Dr. Priya Velu, MD is a family medicine specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in family medicine.Read her story

Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center

2820 Napoleon Ave

New Orleans, LA 70115
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Dr. Velu's Experience

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Dr. Velu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Velu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Velu "Dr. Velu is a board certified family medicine physician. She provides primary medical care ranging from adolescent to adult patients. Dr. Velu completed medical school at American University and is a graduate from the Family Medicine residency program at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Velu has practiced family medicine since 2006 and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2012."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Velu does not have any board certifications listed.

166  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine, Antilles, Netherland
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Providence Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Buffalo (Ny) Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Velu has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Velu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Velu's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Velu to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

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4.7
based on 79 total reviews (39 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Velu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Velu has been my primary care physician for roughly nine months, after transitioning from another PCP I had for seven-plus years. I was nervous about establishing a new relationship since I have a handful of serious chronic pain conditions, but Dr. Velu has been wonderful. During my first...more
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Dr. Velu is a masterful physician. When she meets with patients she makes you feel as though you are her ONLY priority. She takes time to explain - and time to listen. I would highly recommend her to anyone, male or female. She is also my wife's Primary Care Physician and she feels the same way...more
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