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Eric J. Velazquez, MD, FACS

Interim Director of Bariatric Surgery, Temple University Hospital and Jeanes Hospital

Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery

Eric Velazquez
For Patients
Contact Information

Contact Information

Email

eric.velazquez@tuhs.temple.edu
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Minimally invasive bariatric surgery

Research Interests

  • Autoimmune pancreatitis
  • Surgical management of chronic pancreatitis with small pancreatic ducts
  • Laparoscopic resection of intra-abdominal esophageal duplication cyst in an adult
  • Laparoscopic resection of perforated jejunal diverticulitis
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, New York Insititute of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Valhalla, NY, 2011
  • Residency, General Surgery, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, 2010
  • Residency, General Surgery, New York Medical College at Saint Vincent’s Hospital, New York, NY
  • Internship, General Surgery, New York Medical College at Saint Vincent’s Hospital, New York, 2006
  • MD, Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2002

Certifications

  • General Surgery