News : 2013 : April

Omaida Velazquez, M.D.

Miller School Surgeon Becomes Only Woman in Florida to Hold American Surgical Association Membership

Omaida Velazquez, M.D., F.A.C.S., professor of surgery and Chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, made history this month, becoming the only woman in Florida who is a member in the American Surgical Association, the oldest and most prestigious association of surgeons. Inducted at the association’s 133rd Annual Meeting April 4-6, Velazquez joined the elite group of the nation’s most prominent surgeons.

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