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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(37)
Patient comments (9)

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 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
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Promptness 4.3
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Courteous Staff 4.9
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 4.9
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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.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Duane Retraction Syndrome
Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Westwood
Ophthalmologist
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Los Angeles, CA
Ophthalmologist

Affiliations

Dr. Velez has 5 hospital affiliations:

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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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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