Henry Velez, MD

Henry Velez, MD
Specialties
Pulmonary Disease
Primary Care
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Valley Medical Group
Member, ColigoCare
ColigoCare is a network of physicians working collectively to provide the highest quality care to patients and the community.
Appointments
Schedule Online

Location(s)

VMG - Internal/Pulmonary Med/Occ, Fair Lawn

19-20 Fair Lawn Avenue
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Phone: 201-794-6411
Fax: 201-794-2117

Education

Education

MD, New York Medical College, 1973 - 1976

Fellowships

University Hospital-Stony Brook, Pulmonary Disease, 1980 - 1982

Internship & Residency

Brookdale Hospital And Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1977

Bronx Va Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1980

Mount Sinai School Of Medicine, Occupational Medicine, 1977 - 1979

University Hospital-Stony Brook, Critical Care Medicine, 1980 - 1982

Board Certifications

American Board Of Internal Medicine - Certified, 1983

Subspecialty Board Of Pulmonary Disease - Certified, 1988

Get to Know Me

What are some of the specific conditions you treat?

I treat asthma, hypertension, COPD, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus. I am board certified in internal and pulmonary medicine.

Describe some of your professional highlights.

I was appointed as a commissioner for Agent Orange and conducted a comprehensive study for the effects of Dioxin/Agent Orange on veterans of the Vietnam War.

What techniques or procedures do you use in your practice?

EKG, spirometry, suturing, guided steroid injections.

What inspired you to become a doctor?

I was inspired by an experience I had fighting a fire in Vietnam in August 1968, when I was only 20 years old. I earned several combat-related awards while serving in the U.S. Army.  I now use my determination to help patients combat disease and health-related issues.

Industry Relationships

President Emeritus, Board of Directors
Care Plus NJ

Medical Consultant in Occupational Medicine     
Mondelez Intl. [formely Nabisco Food Group]        

Medical Consultant in Occupational Medicine
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Medical Consultant in Occupational Medicine
Ashland Specialty Ingredients
 

Insurance

Valley Medical Group providers accept the following plans.

Patient Ratings & Comments

4.7

Comments are gathered from our patient satisfaction surveys.

07/28/2022
Dr. Velez is a seasoned professional. He treats his pts with respect. He us thorough with his explanations.
06/22/2022
The doctor and the staff were very concerned about my health, but the navigation for the appointment poor
06/10/2022
Dr Velez is an excellent physician who thinks first about the patient and how to solve any medical issue and work within the health care bureaucracy that challenges proper patient care. He always goes the extra mile to give the best patient care possible! He's a 5 Star Doctor!
04/28/2022
Experienced staff and Physician. Prompt, courteous, knowledgeable
04/02/2022
Dr. Velez is kind, intelligent, relatable, and a good listener! I really appreciate him.