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Carlos E. Velasco, MD, FACC


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Carlos Velasco, MDDr. Velasco is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He joined North Texas Heart Center in 1996 and practices at the Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Velasco completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston and received Fellowships from Baylor, Houston and Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and American College of Physicians. Dr. Velasco is very active in research, teaching and lecturing on a variety of cardiology subjects. He is widely published and serves as Assistant Editor of the American Journal of Cardiology. Dr. Velasco is a Clinical Relevance reviewer for the American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology. Dr. Velasco specializes in interventional cardiology, including PTCA and stenting. Dr. Velasco enjoys travel.


Dr. Velasco is married and has 3 children.

Dr. Velasco speaks Spanish.

Office: Baylor University Medical Center: 214-826-6044

Undergraduate Education: Cristobal Colon School, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Medical School: Universidad de Guayaquil School of Medicine, Guayaquil, Ecuador, MD

Residency Training: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Fellowship: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Specialties: Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology

Professional Societies: American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American Heart Association, Texas Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society