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Section of Gastroenterology

Houston, Texas

The Alkek Building at Baylor College of Medicine
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Section
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Maria E. Velez, M.D.

Maria E. Velez

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 713-794-7280
Fax: 713-795-4471


  • University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, Pre-Medical
  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, M.D.
  • San Juan VA Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency
  • Bronx VA Medical Center, Gastroenterology Fellowship
  • Bronx VA Medical Center, GI Liver Fellowship
  • Bronx VA Medical Center, Substance Abuse Fellowship

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Quality of care
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Epidemiology, screening and surveillance of gastrointestinal cancers
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Endoscopic management of liver disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

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