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Sonia A. Velez, M.D., J.D.

‌Interim Chair and Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine‌

Email: sonia_velez@nymc.edu


Department of Family & Community Medicine
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10562

Personal Profile:

Dr. Velez has been a faculty member at St. Joseph's Family Practice since 1997. A graduate of Fordham University, she attended medical school at the American University of the Caribbean. She went on to obtain her law degree at Boston University School of Law, before doing her residency training at St. Joseph's Family Practice Residency where she was Chief Resident in her final year. 

Professional Interests:

Dr. Velez's areas of interest are women's health issues, patient education and health law.

Education Profile:

Post Graduate Studies: St. Joseph's Family Practice Residency
Graduate Degree: M.D., J.D.
Graduate Degree Institution: American University of the Caribbean, Boston University School of Law
Undergraduate Institution: Fordham University