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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mark Velarde is Excellent. Dr. Velarde has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Mark Velarde, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Infectious Disease

Education & Awards

Dr. Velarde graduated from UMDNJ, Newark. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Allentown, PA
Family Practitioner


Dr. Velarde has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital 
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Mark E Velarde MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 18 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Mark E. Velarde practice?
Dr. Mark Velarde has 1 office location.
Dr. Mark Velarde practices Family Medicine near Allentown, PA.
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