Board Certified - Maternal - Fetal Medicine & Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Advanced Center for Women’s Health at Providence
3270 Joe Battle Blvd. Suite 340
El Paso, TX 79938
Phone (915) 832-2860
Fax (915) 832-2861

Advanced Center for Women’s Health at Providence
125 W. Hague, Suite  200
El Paso, Texas, 79902
Phone (915) 577-1936
Fax (915) 577-1932


  • Fellowship: Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
  • Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in El Paso, TX
  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX
  • Undergraduate Studies: Bachelor of Science in Zoology at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX

About Dr. Velazquez

Dr. Velazquez specializes in pregnancies complicated by high risk maternal or fetal conditions. She enjoys interacting with the mother through the entire process including preconception counseling, co-management of the pregnancy and the postpartum period if needed. Dr. Velazquez has practiced medicine in the academic setting as well as private practice and has focused on high risk pregnancies since 2001. She is a native of west Texas and is very familiar with the patient population and their medical challenges. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her children, cooking, gardening and helping with animal rescue.

Dr. Velazquez is board certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Conditions and Procedures

  • Preconception Counseling
  • Advanced maternal age
  • Outpatient and inpatient consultation
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes (gestational, pre-gestational)
  • Preterm labor
  • Incompetent cervix
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Seizure disorders
  • Targeted ultrasound and fetal echocardiogram for prenatal diagnosis
  • Fetal monitoring by Non-stress test, biophysical profile, dopplers
  • Cerclage placement
  • Amniocentesis