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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Federico Velez, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus is Excellent. Dr. Velez has been reviewed by 37 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Diplopia
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Oculomotor Nerve Diseases
  • Pediatrics

Education & Awards

Dr. Velez graduated from Pontifical Bolivarian University Faculty Of Medicine. He has 9 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Duane Retraction Syndrome
Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Los Angeles, CA


Dr. Velez has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • UCLA Medical Center 
  • Los Angeles County - Olive View - UCLA Medical Center 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Federico G Velez MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Federico G. Velez practice?
Dr. Federico Velez has 1 office location.
Dr. Federico Velez practices Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology near Los Angeles, CA.
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