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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 - 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
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Epidemiology & Prevention

Contact Information

Department: 336-713-4156

Recent Publications

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Demons JL, Velez R, eds.. Geriatrics and end-of-life care 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
4.9
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.9
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
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4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.9
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6/12/2014

*Dr. Velez a real asset to Wake Forest.

3/27/2014

*Dr. Velez is an excellent physician - (I wish that "excellent" had been on your rating scale). I feel VERY FORTUNATE to have him as my doctor!!

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