Nelson Velazquez Liriano, Nurse Practitioner


545 Gulfgate Center Mall

Houston, TX 77087


Turabo University in Puerto Rico

Languages spoken

English, Spanish, French

Board certifications

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Nelson Velazquez, FNP-C, joined CenterWell's Gulfgate facility in Texas as a board-certified family nurse practitioner in July 2020. He speaks English and Spanish and has over 20 years of experience in healthcare. Mr. Velazquez graduated from Turabo University with a Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner. Before joining CenterWell, Mr. Velazquez worked at Intercede Health in Houston, Texas. His past experience has shown him to be an effective communicator with a positive impact on seniors' healthcare. He is dedicated to improving their health through patient-centered care, compassion, effective communication, and meeting their needs. Mr. Velazquez entered the field of healthcare because, since childhood, he's had a passion for the health sciences. What he appreciates the most about his profession is working with seniors, and he enjoys the time he spends with each patient. His philosophy of care is “A commitment to improving seniors' health.” He finds fulfillment in listening to his patients, learning about them, and understanding the barriers they face. He feels that his personality, which he describes as confident and easy to talk to, is his distinguishing feature. In his free time, Mr. Velazquez enjoys traveling and having quality time with his family.

Provider numbers for agent use

  • Aetna: 6957086
  • Cigna: QMP000004350700
  • Humana: 628450
  • Memorial: 1720484264
  • WellCare: 2261294

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