Arnaldo E. Vélez, MD, is a vascular neurologist with Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute Neurology Group in Orlando. Dr. Vélez diagnoses, manages and treats patients with conditions and disorders such as acute and general stroke, TIA, epilepsy, cerebral aneurysm, traumatic brain injury and more.
Dr. Arnaldo Vélez Specializes in Vascular Neurology
As a highly trained expert in diseases and conditions affecting the blood vessels of the brain and spine, Dr. Vélez cares for patients with urgent, immediate medical needs such as stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage and also provides preventative care or early treatment for Orlando-area patients experiencing a wide range of symptoms such as headaches, numbness, weakness, lack of coordination and muscle control. Early diagnosis and treatment is the best way to reduce the risk of permanent damage and disability.
Orlando’s Best Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Care
As a member of the Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute Neurology Group, Dr. Vélez is part of multi-disciplinary team of medical professionals dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for patients using the latest, most progressive treatment options.
Caring for Patients with Cerebrovascular Diseases and Conditions
Vascular neurologists such as Dr. Vélez are often called “stroke doctors,"? however they care for patients with many other conditions. A patient may be referred to Dr. Vélez’s Orlando office by their primary care physician when they are exhibiting an unusual set of symptoms such as difficulty speaking, neck or back pain, weakness and more. Others with chronic diseases and conditions such as epilepsy, hydrocephalus and trigeminal neuralgia turn to Dr. Vélez for advanced, specialized care.
Dr. Vélez encourages Orlando-area residents to learn the signs of an acute stroke and seek medical treatment immediately if they believe they are having one. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted by a blockage or rupture of a blood vessel. An acronym to remember the symptoms of a stroke is B.E.F.A.S.T. or Balance, Eyes, Facial drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulties, Time to call 9-1-1. Early arrival at Orlando Health means patients may begin to quickly receive interventional treatments and have a better chance of recovery.
Convenient Care Close to Home
Located in the heart of downtown Orlando, Dr. Arnaldo Vélez and his team are easily accessible to patients with complex neurological needs. As a specialist in vascular neurology, Dr. Vélez is available to diagnose, manage and treat patients with conditions and disorders such as acute and general stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, TIA, epilepsy, cerebral aneurysm, traumatic brain injury and more.