Certification: Board Certified
Medical School: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Laura Velez, RN, APRN-CNS, is a board certified clinical nurse specialist. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with both a Bachelor’s of Science and a Master’s of Science degrees. She spent 18 years as a critical care nurse and maintains her critical certification. She has worked for 14 years with Dr. Muhammad Salim, an interventional cardiologist, as a mid-level practitioner. “I enjoy education patients and their families so they are able to maximize understanding of their cardiac disease. I hope that when a patients understands their cardiac disease the understanding can guide future decisions to improve their health and quality of life.” Laura is an avid reader. She enjoys spending time with her husband, her children and her grandchildren.