Dr. David Velasco MD
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Dr. David Velasco specializes in anesthesiology in Turlock, California. Details of Dr. Velasco's 27 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Far Eastern University are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Velasco
1801 Colorado Ave
Turlock, CA 95382
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An anesthesiologist is trained to provide pain relief and maintenance, or restoration, of a stable condition during and immediately following an operation, an obstetric or diagnostic procedure. The anesthesiologist assesses the risk of the patient undergoing surgery and optimizes the patient's condition prior to, during and after surgery. In addition to these management responsibilities, the anesthesiologists diagnose and treat acute, long standing and cancer pain problems; diagnose and treat patients with critical illnesses or severe injuries; direct resuscitation in the care of patients with cardiac or respiratory emergencies, including the need for artificial ventilation; and supervise post anesthesia recovery..
Dr. David Velasco accepts the following plans for United Healthcare at 1801 Colorado Ave
- Definity Choice Plus
- Definity PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim Choice
- Harvard Pilgrim Choice Plus
- Harvard Pilgrim Options
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Velasco is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Emanuel Medical Center
825 Delbon Ave
LicenseDr. David Velasco has been confirmed to have a license in California
EducationDr. Velasco attended medical school at Far Eastern University Dr Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation Institute of Medicine and graduated in 1986 having 27 years experience. Additional Anesthesiology training was conducted at University of Louisville School of Medicine.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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- David L Velasco
- D Velasco
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