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Dermatologist (skin)
27 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Raul Vela is Excellent. Dr. Vela has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Raul Vela, MD is board certified in Dermatology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Melanoma
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Vela graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Texas™ (2009)


Dr. Vela has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Northeast Baptist Hospital 
  • St Luke's Baptist Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Raul Raul Vela MD is a male Dermatologist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Raul R. Vela practice?
Dr. Raul Vela has 2 office locations.
Dr. Raul Vela practices Dermatology near San Antonio, TX.
See San Antonio Dermatologists.