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

4.6

Comments are gathered from our patient satisfaction surveys.

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.
03/29/2022
During this visit I had interaction with Dr. Velez and a nurse practitioner in training. Both made me feel very comfortable and provided an environment of trust and a cooperative and knowledgeable approach to my care.
03/03/2022
Very professional and attentive
01/26/2022
Excellent