Jorge F. Velazco, MD, FCCP

Pulmonologist
Baylor Scott & White Health

Director, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit


Specialties
Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine


Patient Care Emphasis
Cardiac Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, ECMO Therapy, Interstitial Lung Disease, Mechanical Circulatory Support


Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pulmonary Disease
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Critical Care Medicine

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    July 1, 2012


    Education
  • Major National University of San Marcos School of Medicine, Lima, Peru, MD, 1988-1996

  • Specialty Training
  • Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Combined Internship, Edgardo Rebagliati Social Security Hospital, Lima, Peru

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine



    Awards and Honors
  • Fellow of the Year, Scott and White Hospital, Texas A&M University, Temple, TX, Academic Year 2011-2012
  • Physician of the Year, Saint Elizabeth Community Hospital, Red Bluff, CA, 2004
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine at Lincoln Medical Center, Cornell University, Bronx, NY, 2001-2002
  • Best Third Year Resident, Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY, Academic year, 2000-2001
  • Best Intern of the Year, Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, NY, Academic year 1998-1999

  • Professional Memberships
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • European Respiratory Society

  • Languages Spoken
    English, Spanish


    Locations


    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508
    254-724-2111
    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508
    254-724-2150

    Appointments