Gladys P. Velarde, M.D., FACC, FAHA

Gladys P. Velarde M.D., FACC, FAHA

Professor & Medical Director, Women's Cardiovascular Heart Program; Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Department: Department of Medicine
Business Phone: (904) 244-2655
Business Email:

Clinical Profile

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Special Interests: Cardiovascular disease in women and special populations; preventive cardiology; echocardiography
  • Research Special Interests: Gender and ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease; metabolic syndrome; diastolic dysfunction
  • Speaks English and Spanish


A Case of Postpartum Takotsubo (Stress) Cardiomyopathy
Case Reports in Cardiology.2022():1-5[DOI] 10.1155/2022/4739742.[PMID] 35967747.
An Unusual Case of an Incidentally Detected Angioplasty Wire in the Aorta
Annals of Internal Medicine: Clinical Cases.1(1):-[DOI] 10.7326/aimcc.2022.0047.[PMID] .
Late Presentation of Massive Aortic Aneurysm with Aortic Regurgitation.
CASE (Philadelphia, Pa.).6(3):91-94[DOI] 10.1016/[PMID] 35602982.
Cardiac Amyloidosis Presenting as Biventricular Systolic Heart Failure
Case Reports in Cardiology.2021():1-6[DOI] 10.1155/2021/6671469.[PMID] 33868731.
Effect of atorvastatin on lipogenic, inflammatory and thrombogenic markers in women with the metabolic syndrome.
Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD.31(2):634-640[DOI] 10.1016/j.numecd.2020.10.002.[PMID] 33485731.
Improving the enrollment of women and racially/ethnically diverse populations in cardiovascular clinical trials: An ASPC practice statement.
American journal of preventive cardiology.8():100250-[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajpc.2021.100250.[PMID] 34485967.
Right Atrial Appendage Thrombus in Atrial Fibrillation: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
Journal of investigative medicine high impact case reports.9():23247096211010048-[DOI] 10.1177/23247096211010048.[PMID] 33899523.
Role of Diabetes Mellitus in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Review Article.
Cureus.13(11):e19398-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.19398.[PMID] 34926000.
Sex and Racial Differences in High-Density Lipoprotein Levels in Acute Coronary Syndromes
The American Journal of the Medical Sciences.362(5):435-441[DOI] 10.1016/j.amjms.2021.04.013.[PMID] .
Barriers, Opportunities, and Challenges in Addressing Disparities in Diet-Related Cardiovascular Disease in the United States.
Journal of the American Heart Association.9(7):e014433-[DOI] 10.1161/JAHA.119.014433.[PMID] 32200727.
Heerfordt-Waldenström Syndrome Manifesting as Cardiac Sarcoidosis.
Cureus.12(9):e10619-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.10619.[PMID] 32983747.
V122I Transthyretin Cardiomyopathy: An Opportunity to Build Trust and Resolve Disparities.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology.76(1):93-95[DOI] 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.04.074.[PMID] 32616166.
Clinical and Biochemical Markers of Cardiovascular Structure and Function in Women With the Metabolic Syndrome.
The American journal of cardiology.116(11):1705-10[DOI] 10.1016/j.amjcard.2015.09.010.[PMID] 26482181.
Ethnicity and coronary artery disease: the role of high-density lipoprotein - a change in paradigm.
Expert review of cardiovascular therapy.13(8):923-31[DOI] 10.1586/14779072.2015.1065178.[PMID] 26159553.
Intraparenchymal haemorrhage and uncal herniation resulting from dobutamine stress echocardiography.
BMJ case reports.2014():-[DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2013-201891.[PMID] 24642173.
Role of hypertension in the metabolic syndrome: Who is affected?
Current Hypertension Reports.7(6):418-426[DOI] 10.1007/s11906-005-0036-x.[PMID] .
Bioimpedance monitoring of rehydration in cholera.
Lancet (London, England).341(8852):1049-51[DOI] .[PMID] 8096957.

Office Information

Academic Office
5th Floor, Ambulatory Care Center
655 West 8th Street, C35
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-3095
Administrative Manager
Erika Jackson
(904) 244-2655
GME Office
5th Floor, Ambulatory Care Center
655 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-3932
Fax: (904) 244-3629
GME Program Administrator
Stacey Wice
(904) 244-3932


Medical Degree
1992 · New York University, New York, NY, USA
Internal Medicine Residency
1995 · Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
1996 · Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
1998 · Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA