Dr. Vanessa Vela, MD

Dr. Vanessa Vela, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Vanessa Vela, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Boerne, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 1998 and specializes in psychiatry.

109 Falls Ct Ste 600

Boerne, TX 78006

Contact Information

(830) 428-0944

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare

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Dr. Vela's Experience

Dr. Vela'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 malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Vela does not have any board certifications listed.

1  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Tx Med Branch Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Vela's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vela to family and friends
9 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Vela's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Out of 6 appointments 3 were rescheduled. 3 of the appointments expect to wait 15 to 40 mins after your appointment time. If you would like to be a human guinea pig this place is fantastic. Going to seek professional help then being told " so what". Save your time and money and see a real...more
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Dr. Vela takes the time to listen to her patients, work with them on the best medicinal protocols. She is very patient and kind. A doctor you feel comfortable opening up to, and knowing she is listening and there to help. I had been seeing my old psychiatrist in Houston for 6 years. When I...more
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Answering machine does not even accept messages after hours. ER could not even get ahold of her. Varying lunch hours, open every other Fri until noon. Does not return calls. Will not agree to phone consult for med adjustment. Expects you to pay another $135 to go in for med consult. Worst run...more
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Nice lady. Never had to wait long and takes a unique approach to each individual case. She has always been willing to listen to my side of things and then makes decisions from there. I would highly recommend this doctor to anyone needing her kinds of services.
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NO CHANCE! MY RATING IS ZERO STARS OUT OF FIVE! I am one caretaker for my 31 year old daughter who was under Dr. Vela's care for about 3 months before being suddenly dropped for no verifiable reason. My daughter had a fear of being dropped and Dr. Vera knew this ... Yet, she dropped her anyway,...more
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