“Dedicated to improving patient health considering a holistic approach. Passionate about understanding and exploring the numerous variables that impact our health and well-being.”

Board Eligible

  • Family Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Family Medicine

 

Education

Fellowship

Medicos para la Familia Center
FP and Obstetrics
Huntsville, Alabama
Tennessee
2010

Residency

UAB Huntsville Regional Medical Campus
Family Medicine
Huntsville, Alabama
2009

Medical School

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Surgeon Physician
Bogota, Colombia
1983

Hospitals Affiliated With

Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring

Holy Cross Hospital Germantown

Professional Association(s)

Academy of Family Medicine
2006– 2011

Publications

“Scurvy is still present in developed countries”, Bertha Velandia MD, Robert M Centor,Vicky McConnell MD, Mobin Shah,J Gen Intern Med 2008 Aug;23(8):1281-4.

“Irrigación ileocólica” Romero, B Cepeda, B Velandia, Colombia Revista de Coloproctología Vol. II, 1987, Marzo (11-13)

“Irrigación Colon ascendente” Romero, B Cepeda, B Velandia, Colombia Revista de Coloproctología Vol. II, 1987, Abril (13-

Personal Interests

I love listening to folklore music from the Colombian coast and Andean mountains, playing hide and seek with my two grandsons and, whenever it’s possible, hiking through nature.

Biography

Dr. Bertha Velandia is a Family Physician who received her medical degree from Universidad Nacional in Bogota, Colombia in 1983, and completed her Family Medicine Residency at the UAB Huntsville Medical Campus in 2009. Dr. Velandia received an outstanding award in Obstetrics and Gynecology and she followed it with a Fellowship in FP Obstetrics in Tennessee at Médicos Para la Familia. She has practiced as Family Physician in her country for several years and also served in rural communities.