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.

09/26/2022
Dr Velez was very concerned with my condition. [...]
09/23/2022
Dr. Velez is the best! He has help me keep my Asthma under control.
08/30/2022
Doctor was very good
08/25/2022
Great doctor
07/28/2022
Dr. Velez is a seasoned professional. He treats his pts with respect. He us thorough with his explanations.