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Selena M. Vela, PAC

Physician Assistant

Professional statement

Selena M. Vela was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She has worked in both family practice and internal medicine. She has worked in the bariatric/general surgery specialty since 2008 and has extensive training in surgical and non-surgical medical weight loss. She evaluates and treats pre-operative and post-operative patients. In addition, she treats patients who prefer a non-surgical approach. She cares for overweight, obese, and morbidly obese patients to maximize their success. She feels honored that she is able to help patients achieve their goal and privileged to encourage and follow her patients throughout their weight loss journey. Ms. Vela enjoys benefiting the community by providing the highest standard of health care to help improve the health and well-being of her patients. She is currently a member of the Bexar County Physician Assistant Society, the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health

Specialties

  • Physician Assistant

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Northeast Baptist Hospital

Education and training

  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Master's in Physician Assistant Studies
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (Bachelor's)
  • University of Texas, San Antonio (Bachelor's)

Professional memberships

  • Bexar County Physician Assistant Society
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Texas Academy of Physician Assistants

Zocdoc awards

See you again
Speedy response
Scheduling hero

Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1568645281

Office locations

Comprehensive Center for Weight Loss

8811 Village Drive, Suite 100

San Antonio, TX 78217

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Always professional, informative, friendly and focused on realistic patient goals.
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