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Enjoy a better life and brighter future through kidney disease treatment and research in San Antonio and South Texas

JOSE ANTONIO VELEZ, M.D.

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 Graduates
American 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

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