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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Joel Q. Velasquez, MD

Specialty
  • Internal Medicine
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, Tagalog, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Mary High Desert Medical Group
Address
St. Mary Medical Center
18300 US Highway 18
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
St. Mary Medical Center
18300 US Highway 18
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Get Directions
Phone
(760) 242-2311

Secondary Office

Address
Paragon Health Partners - Victorville Suite 130
12677 Hesperia Road
Suite 130
Victorville, CA 92395
Phone
(760) 241-7763
Fax
(760) 241-6383
Hours
Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Fri 9 a.m. -12 p.m.

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Internal Medicine
      (Board Certified)
    Secondary Specialties
    • Family Medicine
    Education & Training
    • Residency
      New York Hospital
    • Medical School
      Far Eastern University
    Areas of Interest

    Internal Medicine, Abuse Adults, Acne, Alzheimer's Disease, Anemia, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, Auto Immune Disorders, Bronchitis, Cholesterol, Depression, Diabetes, Emphysema, Endocrine Disorders, Epilepsy, Gallbladder Stones, Geriatrics, Gout, Headaches, Hemorrhoids, Hepatitis, Hypertension, Kidney Disease, Physicals, Pneumonia, Prostate Health, Pulmonary Disease, Seizures, Stress, Stroke, Thyroid

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    What are some activities/hobbies you like to participate in during your free time?
    Outdoor activities with my wife and three children.