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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
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
Barranquilla, Colombia


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

Research & Publications

See publications for Mauricio Velez, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 5/16/2022, 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

129 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

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

Dr. Velez ALWAYS listens to my questions and ALWAYS suggests new things to try. He and his team ALWAYS gives EXCELLENT service!!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022


Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Dr Velez is an outstanding doctor who cares about his patients

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

Dr Velez is a very knowledgeble in his field, and is a caring physician. This is important for patients. He assesses me and prescribes the best treatments or my problems. It Is a pleasure to have a physician like Dr. Velez care for me.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Don't lose Dr Velez. He's one of the BEST Doctors I've been with.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Dr Velez is very attentive to my concerns

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

Dr Velez is the best

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

I can't recommend Dr Velez highly enough. He is courteous, listens to my concerns and I always feel that he has responded to my questions and thoughts with clear insight.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

Excellent physician very caring.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

I don't know what I would do without Dr Velez & his staff. They're like family. Even though we moved to the mountain in NC I'll travel the 900 miles to see him,

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr. Velez was very re-assuring for my concerns re: the delays I encountered

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Very satisfied with dr Velez and staff

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

Dr Velez is the best

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2022

This was my first time seeing Dr. Velez. I found him to be a compassionate doctor, willing to listen and answer all my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

My wife and I are very impressed with the care I get from Dr Velez.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2022

Dr Velez was very thorough

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

Excellent doctor and staff. Very professional, very caring, and very knowledgeable and thorough.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

Very happy with my doctor and staff

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

The visit with Dr Velez was excellent. Information was taken promptly and addressed. After requested testing l look forward to the next visit. Very pleased.

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