Lourdes Velez, M.D.

Lourdes Velez, M.D.

Emeritus Faculty

Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
300 North Ingalls Street, NI4C06
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5435   


Dr. Velez received her medical degree at the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After her family practice residency at North Oakland Medical Center in Pontiac, Mich., she completed additional fellowship training in primary care faculty development at Michigan State University, and a geriatrics medicine fellowship at U-M. Dr. Velez speaks English and Spanish, and enjoys music, and travel. She has a special clinical interest in cognitive disorders, diabetes, stroke and geriatric medicine.


Areas of Interest

Research Interest
  • Diabetes mellitus
Clinical Interests
  • Geriatric medicine, hospice and palliative care, osteoporosis


Medical School
  • San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, Caguas, Puerto Rico, 1983
  • North Oakland Medical Centers Family Medicine Residency Program, Pontiac, Mich., 1987
  • San Pablo Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, 1989
  • Primary Care Fellowship, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, Mich., 1990
  • Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1995
Board Certification
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine


Dr. Velez's most recent curriculum vitae.