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Frances Velez-Rodriguez, MD

  •  Vail Health Provider

Specialties Family Medicine
Contact (970) 926-6340
Languages English, Spanish


Medical School: Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamon, PR
Residency: Chestnut Hill Family Practice, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: University of Arizona Integrative Medicine program
Board Certification: American Board of Family Practice


Dr. Velez was born in Puerto Rico, where she attended medical school. She trained in the Northeast, and then practiced medicine in Austin, TX, before moving to Summit County, with her husband. Dr. Velez worked in a Federally Qualified Health Center as a family physician, and then as a hospitalist. She practiced telemedicine until she started with Colorado Mountain Medical.   

Integrative medicine is her passion. Dr Velez thrives when her patients seek, and maintain, physical and emotional health.   

Dr Velez enjoys the outdoors; yoga, running, hiking, and attempting to snowboard. She loves spending time with friends, family, and her young daughter.  She loves to escape to the beach when possible.