Jose Antonio Velez, M.D.


Clinic locations

Eagle Pass
3103 Megan
Eagle Pass Texas, 78852
830.773.0212

Affiliated Hospitals
Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center
3333 N Foster Maldonado
Eagle Pass, Texas 78852

Val Verde Regional Medical Center
801 N Bedell Ave
Del Rio, Texas 78840

Languages
English
Spanish

Jose Antonio Velez, MD

Education

MD, Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud - CES, Medellin, Colombia, 2003.

Postgraduate training

Internal medicine residency: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 2009
Nephrology fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 2011

Board certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical GraduatesAmerican Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology


Professional organizations, societies

Texas Medical Association 

Awards and honors

Junior resident of the year, the University of Texas Health Science Center,
San Antonio, Texas, 2007-2008
Fellow of the year, the University of Texas Health Science Center,
San Antonio, Texas, 2009-2010

Research and publications

Velez JA, Cadena AA, Barnes JL, Wagner B. Temporal expression of Nox4 in wild type
and platelet-derived growth factor receptor β-deficient embryonic kidneys. Research day
2009, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas.

Restrepo MI, Mortensen EM, Velez JA, Frei C, Anzueto A. A comparative study
of community-acquired pneumonia patients admitted to the Ward and the Intensive
Care Unit. Chest 2008; 133: 610-617

Velez JA, Mortensen EM, Restrepo MI, Anzueto A. Antimicrobial treatment of community-
acquired pneumonia in the elderly. Aging Health 2006; 2:999-1011

Nagles JA, Lopera AJ, Donado JH, Betancur JA, Velez JA, Jaramillo C, Ocazionez D, Arbelaez 
MP. Associated factors to virologic result on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) in 340
naive patients. Medellín - Colombia, 1997 – 2000. MEDICINA UPB 2007; 26: 109-125

Restrepo MI, Velez JA: Diagnostico de la infeccion en sepsis, in 1er Consenso Colombiano
en Sepsis, Restrepo MI et al (eds). Bogota, Distribuna, 2006.

Velez JA, Mortensen EM, Anzueto A, Restrepo MI Análisis de severidad y criterios de
hospitalización en pacientes con neumonía adquirida en la comunidad [Severity of illness
analysis and hospitalization criteria in patients with community-acquired pneumonia]. 
Rev CES Med 2006; 20(1):15 – 23

Restrepo MI, Mortensen EM, Velez JA, Pugh JA, Anzueto A. Outcomes and Presentations
of Extremely Elderly patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP). In abstracts
of the ATS 2003. Seattle, WA. Am J Resp Clin Care Med, May 2003;167:A562.

Restrepo MI, Mortensen EM, Velez JA, Pugh JA, Anzueto A.  Presentations and Outcomes
in Hispanics with Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP).  In abstracts of the ATS 2003. 
Seattle, WA. Am J Resp Clin Care Med, May 2003;167:A562.

Restrepo MI, Velez JA, McElmeel ML, Whitney CG, and Jorgensen JH. Activity of Daptomycin
against Recent North American Isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae.  Antimicrobial Agents
and Chemotherapy 2003;47:2974-77
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