Dr. Diego Velarde MD
Surgeon3165 Suntree Blvd Suite 101 Melbourne FL, 32955
Dr. Diego Velarde is a general, laparoscopic and Bariatric surgeon practicing in Melbourne, FL. Dr. Velarde specializes in abdominal surgery including reflux, stomach, hernias (inguinal, abdominal wall etc), gallbladder, colo-rectal and weight loss/Bariatric surgery. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue. Dr. Velarde provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures. Dr.Velarde did his training in Mount Sinai Medical Center and a fellowship in Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery including Weight Loss Surgery. He has been mentioned as Best Doctor Practice and Doctor of the Year.
Education and Training
Mount Sinai Medical Center M.D. 2005
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
Dr. Diego Velarde MD's Expert Contributions
It depends on the surgery, could be from 2-6 weeks. READ MORE
>80% READ MORE
You need to see your primary care physician or go to the ER. READ MORE
Go and see your primary care. READ MORE
Could be a seroma or mesh or recurrence READ MORE
Sometimes. READ MORE
Need to ask your surgeon READ MORE
See a vascular surgeon and do not hesitate to have a second opinion. READ MORE
Go and see a podiatrist. READ MORE
Possible. See your surgeon READ MORE
Take it out. General surgeon. READ MORE
Go and see a general surgeon. READ MORE
The HH is there. Reflux makes symptoms worse. Also, obesity and increase intra abdominal pressure. READ MORE
If you are dehydrated or getting sick. READ MORE
Possible muscle cramps. READ MORE
Go and see your primary. READ MORE
Call the surgery center and ask. READ MORE
A couple of weeks. READ MORE
Ask a urologist. READ MORE
No mesh or biologic READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Vice Chief of surgery Melbourne Regional Medical Center 2018 - 2018
- Doctor of the year 2017 Hospital
- American College of Surgeons
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