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Ramon Velez, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Ramon Velez, M.D.

Professor,

Clinical Interests

General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-9800
Department: 336-713-4156

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Additional Languages

Spanish

Education & Training

  • B.S., CUNY City College, 1966
  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 1970
  • M.Sc., Univ London Faculty of Medicine-United Kingdom, 1980
  • M.P.H., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1981
  • Internship, Medicine, Columbia U Affil Hosps, 1971
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Columbia U Affil Hosps, 1972
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, National Institutes Hlth, 1975
  • Fellowship, St Thomas' Hospital Med School, 1981

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Memberships

  • Soc Of General Internal Medici
  • Am Coll Of Physicians

NPI Number

  • 1396727996
Ramon Velez, M.D.

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Ramon Velez, M.D.

Professor, General Internal Medicine
Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

Diabetic Retinopathy; Mass Screening; Health Promotion; Medical Records; Quality of Health Care
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Contact Information

Department: 336-713-4156

Recent Publications

Incidence of multiple myeloma in Great Britain, Sweden, and Malmo, Sweden: the impact of differences in case ascertainment on observed incidence trends. Velez R, Turesson I, Landgren O, Kristinsson SY, Cuzick J.. BMJ Open. 2016;6(1):e009584.

Feasibility of diabetic retinopathy screening using a non mydriatic camera in a community health clinic [abstract]. Campos CL, Pedley CF, Friedman D, Gower EW, Nelson D, Wofford JL, Velez R.. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(Suppl 1):S484.

Carcinoid syndrome masqueradling as an acute coronary syndrome [abstract]. Dharod A, Lichstein PR, Velez R.. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(Suppl 1):S329.

Diabetic retinopathy is common among patients seeking care for diabetes in a community health clinic [abstract]. Pedley CF, Campos CL, Gower EW, Nelson D, Friedman D, Velez R.. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(Suppl 1):S482.

Project I See in NC: initial results of a program to increase access to retinal examinations among diabetic individuals in North Carolina. Velez R, Tyler M, Chen J, Babcock M, Moran WP.. N C Med J. 2011;72(5):360-364.

Patterns of multiple myeloma during the past 5 decades: stable incidence rates for all age groups in the population but rapidly changing age distribution in the clinic. Turesson I, Velez R, Kristinsson SY, Landgren O.. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010;85(3):225-230.

Incidence of myeloma over 56 years (1950-2006): a population-based study from Malmo, Sweden [abstract]. Turesson I, Velez R, Kristinsson S, Landgren O.. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma. 2009;9(Suppl 1):S14.

Improved survival in younger patients with multiple myeloma: a population-based study from Malmo, Sweden [abstract]. Turesson I, Velez R, Kristinsson SY, Landgren O.. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma. 2009;9(Suppl 1):S17.

Patterns of improved survival in patients with multiple myeloma in the twenty-first century: a population-based study. Turesson I, Velez R, Kristinsson SY, Landgren O.. J Clin Oncol. 2009;28(5):830-834.

Digital screening for diabetic iretinopathy ... to see or not to see, that is the question [abstract]. Brady C, Moran WP, Velez R, Garrow D, Miller SW.. J Investig Med. 2008;56(1):460-461.

Geriatrics and end-of-life care. Demons JL, Velez R, eds.. In: Satcher D, Pamies RJ, Woelfl NN, eds. Multicultural medicine and health disparities. New York: McGraw-Hill;2006: 153-164.

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Professor, General Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

General Internal Medicine
Ramon Velez, M.D.
CP concern for questions/worries
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.2



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6/28/2016

*Dr. Velez is a great doctor.

2/24/2016

*Dr. Velez is very concerned about ALL problems I have. Good listener too.

1/26/2016

*Dr. VELEZ IS THE BEST!!!

12/2/2015

Excellent.

11/6/2015

Like visiting an old friend for a pleasant but serious conversation.

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