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Frances Velez, MD

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188 doctors
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188 doctors
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94 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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183 doctors
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184 doctors
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91 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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39 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more acute renal failure patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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43 doctors
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43 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more kidney failure patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more sepsis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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24 doctors
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23 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more encephalopathy patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Velez saw more aspiration patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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7 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Velez saw liver cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Austin area. Learn more.
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9 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more C. diff colitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Velez saw leukemia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Austin area. Learn more.
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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Velez saw hepatic encephalopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Austin area. Learn more.
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110 doctors
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111 doctors
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55 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more osteomyelitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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161 doctors
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160 doctors
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80 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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142 doctors
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71 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Velez saw blood cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Austin area. Learn more.
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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Velez saw bowel obstruction patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Austin area. Learn more.
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17 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more pancreatitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Velez saw traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Austin area. Learn more.
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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more hyponatremia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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62 doctors
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62 doctors
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31 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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173 doctors
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172 doctors
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Dr. Velez saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Velez saw more lung condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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Dr. Velez saw cirrhosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Austin area. Learn more.
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33 doctors
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33 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Velez saw dehydration patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Austin area. Learn more.
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61 doctors
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60 doctors
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30 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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221 doctors
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220 doctors
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110 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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64 doctors
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64 doctors
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31 doctors
Dr. Velez saw more heart failure patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Velez saw diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Austin area. Learn more.
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56 doctors
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Dr. Velez saw more hemorrhage patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Austin area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Velez accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

DTaP vaccine $104 – 302
Electrocardiogram (EKG) $76 – 366
Hearing test $98 – 297
Hepatitis A vaccine $104 – 328
Hepatitis B vaccine $115 – 297
HPV vaccine $201 – 473
MMR vaccine $142 – 439
Polio vaccine $118 – 318
Shingles vaccine $264 – 535

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

Dr. Velez sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Texan Surgery Center
7000 N Mo Pac Expy
Austin, TX 78731
1,557 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Puerto Rico Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2005
  • Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2009

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Velez is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • St David's Hlthcare Partnership DBA S Austin Med Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield