Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Amyloid Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Cardiac transplant
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
  • Valvular Heart Disease
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Cardiovascular Medicine
Madison, WI USA

Fellowship - University of Wisconsin Medical School
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Madison, WI USA

Fellowship - University of Wisconsin Medical School
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Madison, WI USA

Residency - Beth Israel Medical Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA

Internship - Beth Israel Medical Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA

Medical Education - Universidad Del Norte, Facultad De Medicina


  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/13/2020, Dr. Velez has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

98 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

22 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Dr V is by far the most trusted medical professional I have dealt with in over twenty years one only one of three I have ever felt had my interests as a first priority. My hats off to him.

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Dr was very professional and took extra time to discuss my needs and listened to me with compassion .

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Excellent doctor, thank you.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

I'm so lucky to have him as my doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr V?lez is a very caring and professional doctor.He is a "human" doctor!!!!!

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Excellent experience. Dr V?lez profesional, helpful doctor and give me the time to explain and answer question.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Dr Velez was excellent

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Loved, loved, loved Dr. Velez!!!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Excellent attention, good manners, on time. he respond the mails quickly. A very responsible Dr and a nice person. We love him and recommend to our friends

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

great doctor

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

Dr Velez was generous and very professional. spent a lot of time to exlkain a good health plan

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

DR. Velez is terrific. very assuring and smart

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Dr. Alvarez is very professional and kind in his approach with patients. Dolly was excellent as well! people makes this hospital above the rest!

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Made going to the doctor easy. Thanks!

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

I have the utmost confidence in Dr Velez

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

dr. Velez was outstanding.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

Dr Velez was very nice and courteous.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Dr. Velez and his nurse Charlene were colud't have been more accommodating. I was especially anxious and Charlene sat and explained everything to me. She then hugged me when I left. I am so appreciative of how I was comforted.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

I have tremendous respect for Dr. Velez am am so happy he is my cardiologist.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

Wonderful experience so accommodating and companionate reception, nurse, Doctor, everyone Thank You So Much

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

A good experience with the Doctor Velez

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

I liked the doctor

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