Maria Velez CRT

Clinical Director of Services

Mary Velez, born in Cuba and raised in Miami, began her respiratory therapy career at PediStat in 1996. After 10 years as a staff therapist she enhanced her respiratory skills at Hialeah hospital, serving as Respiratory Therapy Supervisor in the ER and NICU. Fourteen years later she accepted the opportunity to return to PediStat as Director of Clinical Services. Mary possesses extensive knowledge of pediatric respiratory and home medical equipment and has an unusual sensitivity for families of medically fragile children.