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Daniela Velzquez

Daniela Velázquez-Aréstegui, MD

Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish

Daniela Velazquez-Arestegui, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon who graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics at Shriners Children's Mexico, where she is currently on staff. She has had 10 years of experience in correction of angular deformities and bone lengthening with external fixation and progressive correction of deformities in the lower extremities, using the Ilizarov method. She has a special interest in congenital conditions and post-traumatic, infectious, idiopatic and neuromuscular sequelae. Dr. Velazquez-Arestegui also has experience in multilevel treatment in cerebral palsy.

She believes that pediatric orthopedic surgery can change the life of children and their families. The children are amazing patients, they provide us every day their energy, love for life and optimism. Shriners Children's gives Dr. Velazquez-Arestegui the opportunity to treat her patients with the best quality standards in every way. She is very happy to be able to contribute with her work to form a better future for children.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • Consejo Mexicano de Ortopedia (Mexican Board Council), Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Internship
IMSS Hospital General Regional # 1 de Acapulco
Acapulco, Gro
Mexico
12/31/2002

Medical Education
UNAM (National University of Mexico)
Mexico City
Mexico
4/23/2005

Residency
ISSSTE Hospital General Dr. Darío Fernández
Mexico City, DF
Mexico
2/28/2010

Fellowship
Shriners Hospitals for Children - Mexico
Mexico City, DF
Mexico
2/28/2011

Academic Positions and Locations

UNAM (National University of Mexico)
Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2019-Present: Vice President, Mexican Pediatric Orthopedic Society
  • 2018-2019: Treasurer, Mexican Pediatric Orthopedic Society
  • 2016-2017: Vocal Chapter, Pediatric Orthopedic of Mexican College of Orthopedics and Trauma
Editorial Positions
  • 2015-Present: Reviewer and Member, Journal Of Mexican Pediatric Orthopedic Society
Academic Works and Presentations
  • Lecture: Chapter Pediatric Orthopedics, Monthly Session Mexican College Orthopedics and Trauma- Basics of Deformity Correction (6/2020)
  • Lecture: Workshop of Deformity Correction in National Mexican Congress for Pediatric Orthopedics, Veracruz (2019)
  • Presentation: LXIV International Congress Mexican College - Clinical Case Orthopedics and Trauma (2019)
  • Presentation: Workshop of Deformity Correction in National Mexican Congress for Pediatric Orthopedics (2018)