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Bariatric Surgery

Eric J. Velazquez, MD, FACS, FASMBS

Specialties

Surgery, Bariatric Surgery

Awards
about me
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Hiatal hernias
  • Reflux disease
  • Inguinal, umbilical hernias
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive surgery
Research Interests
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
Languages
  • Spanish
Education
  • MD, Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Training
  • Fellowship, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, New York Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Valhalla, NY
  • Residency, General Surgery, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
  • Residency, General Surgery, New York Medical College at Saint Vincent’s Hospital, New York, NY
Board Certification
  • General Surgery
Memberships
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons
Awards and Honors
  • Cum Laude, Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo, 2002
  • Physician Spotlight Award, Southeastern Regional Medical Center, 2012, 2015
  • Top Doctors, Surgery, Philadelphia magazine, 2018-2019
offices

Office Locations

Temple Bariatric Surgery

Temple University Hospital 

3401 North Broad Street

Parkinson Pavilion, 4th Floor 

Suite 410

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

Jeanes Hospital

Physicians' Office Building

7500 Central Avenue, Suite 210

Philadelphia, PA 19111

215-728-CARE

Temple Health Ft. Washington

515 Pennsylvania Ave.

Fort Washington, PA 19034

800-TEMPLE-MED

Office Locations

Temple Bariatric Surgery

Temple University Hospital 

3401 North Broad Street

Parkinson Pavilion, 4th Floor 

Suite 410

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

Jeanes Hospital

Physicians' Office Building

7500 Central Avenue, Suite 210

Philadelphia, PA 19111

215-728-CARE

Temple Health Ft. Washington

515 Pennsylvania Ave.

Fort Washington, PA 19034

800-TEMPLE-MED