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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Francisca Velcek is Excellent. Dr. Velcek has been reviewed by 47 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

  • She has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Hernia
  • Newborn Medicine (Neonatology)

Education & Awards

Dr. Velcek graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila. She has 7 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Velcek has 25 hospital affiliations:

  • Hackensack University Medical Center 
  • Lenox Hill Hospital 


  • Filipino
  • Tagalog
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • German
  • Czech
  • Croatian
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Francisca T Velcek MD is a female Pediatric Surgeon, has 45 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Where does Dr. Francisca T. Velcek practice?
Dr. Francisca Velcek has 5 office locations.
Dr. Francisca Velcek practices Pediatric Surgery and Surgical Critical Care near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Staten Island, NY and Brooklyn, NY.
See New York Pediatric Surgeons and New York Surgeons.