Francisco J. Velazquez, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

In Primary Care, the physician is your partner in achieving good health. We will work together so I can guide you and offer recommendations on how to obtain your health goals, but it is up to the patient to implement the plan. I believe that at any given age, you should know how well you are doing health wise, and not just go by how you feel. That’s why it is always important to get a comprehensive health exam every year.

In my MDVIP-affiliated practice, the main building block is the personalized approach I take with each individual during their wellness exam. In order to prevent disease, I have to care for the patient as a whole, and not just review the laboratory results. Special areas of interest to me are high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol management. As a native of Puerto Rico, I am fluent in Spanish.

Physician Profile

Education

Undergraduate
University of Puerto Rico
Río Piedras, PR
Bachelor of Science, Biology 1998
Medical School
University of Puerto Rico
Río Piedras, PR
Doctorate of Medicine 2002
Internship
University of Texas, Health Science Center
Houston, TX
2002-2003
Residency
University of Texas, Health Science Center
Houston, TX
Internal Medicine 2003-2005

Licensure

Texas

Professional Society Memberships

Harris County Medical Society

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Pioneer Research Solutions, Inc.
- Principle Investigator 2009-present
- Sub-Investigator 2009-present

Honors and Awards

Patients' Choice Award, Vitals 2008-2015
Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2009-2014

Languages

English and Spanish

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Robert

    Dr Velazquez recently treated me for a problem that I had that was not reacting to treatment and he cured it with an alternate dru...

  • Member: Lawrence

    Dr. Velazquez is professional, caring, and has excellent inter-personal skills.