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About Dr. Luis E Velez MD
Dr. Luis E Velez, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Antonio, TX, with another office in San Antonio, TX. He has 19 years of experience. His specialties include Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Velez is affiliated with University Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Luis E Velez has 2 locations
343 W Houston St Ste 609
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Dr. Luis E Velez has the following 2 specialties
A nephrologist is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys or renal system.
A nephrologist will determine through urine analysis, blood test, X-ray, sonogram, or kidney biopsy how well the kidneys are functioning and will then prescribe a special diet and exercise program, medication or dialysis - a process by which a machine filters the blood when the kidney is no longer capable of doing so.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Luis E Velez has the following 18 expertise
- Electrocardiography (EKG)
- Chronic Renal Disease
- End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Kidney Stones (Kidney Calculi)
- Calcium Metabolism Disorders
- Kidney Biopsy
- Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
- Kidney Disease (Glomerulonephritis)
- Acute Renal Failure (Acute Kidney Failure)
- Kidney Dialysis (Renal Dialysis)
- Kidney Stones (Nephrolithiasis)
Dr. Luis E Velez is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Luis E Velez - Posted on November 11th, 2015
If you have an awesome doctor, you'll have an awesome staff. That is one appointment I don't like missing . Dr. Velez stays on top of my medical issues, always explaining what I don't understand and never rushes me through the mill. I never have to ask myself, what did he say or, what did he mean? A great person!
Dr. Velez is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
19 Years Experience
Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
Graduated in 1999
University Hospital / Uthscsa
Dr. Luis E Velez Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
Ambetter Superior Health Plan
- Ambetter Superior Health Plan
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana National HMO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Scott and White
- Scott and White PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Luis E Velez
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Dr. Velez completed his training in internal Medicine and Nephrology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio,
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