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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Maria Victoria Vela is a caring provider who takes time out to listen and understand the health concerns of her patients. A knowledgeable internist and primary care doctor, Dr. Vela is fluent in English and Tagalog. Her awareness of these different languages makes her accessible to patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Dr. Vela practices at Asian Human Services Family Health Center, serving the communities of Chicago, IL, and Niles, IL. Dr. Vela earned her medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Further, she went on to complete an internship at Far Eastern University Institute of Medicine, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. She further advanced her training by completing two residencies, one in geriatrics at Flushing Hospital Medical Center and the other in internal medicine at Maimonides Medical Center. Highly adept in her domain of expertise, Dr. Vela treats a wide range of conditions including asthma, cough, diabetic foot, wrist pain, sinus problems, and sports injuries. A board certified physician in geriatric medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, patients trust Dr. Vela as she takes the time to truly get to know her patients and their goals.