Dr. Diego Velarde MD, Internist

Dr. Diego Velarde MD

Surgeon

(25)
3165 Suntree Blvd Suite 101 Melbourne FL, 32955
Rating

4/5

About

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

Board Certification

SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS

Provider Details

Male English, Spanish
Dr. Diego Velarde MD
Dr. Diego Velarde MD's Expert Contributions

Areas of expertise and specialization

General SurgeryReflux diseaseHiatal HerniasColo-RectalBariatric SurgeryGallbladdersleeve gastrectomylaparoscopyRobotic SurgeryAbdominal and Inguinal Hernias

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Vice Chief of surgery Melbourne Regional Medical Center 2018 - 2018

Awards

  • Doctor of the year 2017 Hospital 

Professional Memberships

  • sages  
  • ASMBS  
  • American College of Surgeons  

Hospital Affiliations

  • Wuesthoff Medical Center - Melbourne ( Melbourne, FL )
  • Wuesthoff Medical Center - Rockledge ( Rockledge, FL )

Dr. Diego Velarde MD's Practice location

Advanced Surgical & Weight Loss Institute

3165 Suntree Blvd Suite 101 -
Melbourne, FL 32955
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New patients: 321-549-2000, 321-549-2273

Health First Medical Group physician

7125 Murrell Rd Suite F -
Melbourne, FL 32940
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New patients: 321-725-4500
Fax: 321-259-0547
http://health-first.org/

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WUESTHOFF MEDICAL CENTER-ROCKLEDGEl

110 LONGWOOD AVE ROCKLEDGE FL 32955

3140-3150 Suntree Blvd, Rockledge, FL 32955, USA
Head east on Suntree Blvd toward 3rd St
0.1 mi
Turn left at the 2nd cross street onto US-1 N
8.1 mi
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0.1 mi
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292 ft
110 Longwood Ave, Rockledge, FL 32955, USA

WUESTHOFF MEDICAL CENTER-MELBOURNEl

250 NORTH WICKHAM ROAD MELBOURNE FL 32935

3140-3150 Suntree Blvd, Rockledge, FL 32955, USA
Head east on Suntree Blvd toward 3rd St
0.1 mi
Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto US-1 S/N US Hwy 1
4.3 mi
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3.5 mi
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1.0 mi
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0.1 mi
250 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32935, USA

VIERA HOSPITALl

8745 N WICKHAM RD MELBOURNE FL 32940

3140-3150 Suntree Blvd, Rockledge, FL 32955, USA
Head west on Suntree Blvd toward Turner Rd
0.3 mi
Turn right onto N Wickham RdPass by Perkins Restaurant & Bakery (on the right in 2.1 mi)
2.9 mi
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8745 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32940, USA

WUESTHOFF MEDICAL CENTER-ROCKLEDGEl

110 LONGWOOD AVE ROCKLEDGE FL 32955

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WUESTHOFF MEDICAL CENTER-MELBOURNEl

250 NORTH WICKHAM ROAD MELBOURNE FL 32935

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VIERA HOSPITALl

8745 N WICKHAM RD MELBOURNE FL 32940

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