Gladys P. Velarde, M.D.

Gladys P. Velarde, M.D.

Contact Information

655 W 8th Street
ACC Bldg, 5th Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32209

Appointment: (585) 275-2475

Professional Bio

Dr. Velarde is Director of the Strong Women's Heart Program at the Heart & Vascular Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine.



A Peruvian native who immigrated to the United States after finishing high school in Lima, Dr. Velarde received her undergraduate degree in Biology and Doctor of Medicine degree from New York University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York and her fellowships in Cardiovascular medicine at Boston University in Boston and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

In 1998, Dr. Velarde joined the Cardiology division at the University of Rochester Medical Center, becoming one of the first women faculty in the division. Her areas of interest and expertise are echo-cardiography, preventive cardiology and heart disease in special groups. Velarde's research interests centers around gender and ethnic differences in Cardiovascular disease.

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Velarde is committed to the prevention, early diagnosis and aggressive treatment of patients at risk and those with already existing heart disease.
Dr. Velarde is fully billingual and offers culturally sensitive and gender specific advice regarding treatment and prevention of heart disease in all groups.

Awards & Honors (National)

NHMA Leadership Award | National Hispanic Medical Association 2007 | San Antonio TX
American Federation of Clinical Research Trainee Award | Southern American Federation of Clinical Research | New Orleans 96

Awards & Honors (Local)

The Pinney Cook Award | Speaking of Women's Health | Rochester NY 2007
Merit Service Award 2001 & 2007 | Mended Hearts INC. | Rochester NY

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | New York Univ Sch Medicine1992
MD | Medicine | New York Univ Sch Medicine1992
MD | Medicine | New York Univ Sch Medicine1992
MS | Biological Science | St Johns University1988
MS | Biological Science | St Johns University1988
MS | Biological Science | St Johns University1988
BA | Not Classifiable | New York University1985
BA | Not Classifiable | New York University1985
BA | Not Classifiable | New York University1985
Internal Medicine Training | Internal Medicine | Columbia Presbyterian HospitalAttended: Present
Cardiovascular Fellow | Cardiovascular Medicine | Mount Sinai HospitalAttended: Present
Cardiovascular Fellow | Cardiovascular Medicine | Boston University Medical CenterAttended: Present