Diego Velásquez

University of Florida 
Periodontology Department
1395 Center Drive 
Gainesville, FL-32610

Diego Velásquez, DDS, MSD is a graduate of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Dentistry, Colombia.  He was awarded an Ambassadorial Scholarship by The Rotary Foundation that allowed him to complete his postdoctoral training in Prosthodontics and Dental Materials at Indiana University School of Dentistry where he also received a Masters degree in Science of Dentistry.  He went on to complete a residency in Periodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. 
Dr. Velasquez works in private practice in Fenton, Michigan and is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Dentistry of The University of Michigan. 
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is currently a member of the peer review panel of the Journal of Periodontology, Clinical Advances in Periodontics, and a consultant of The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He has lectured nationally and internationally and has published a number of articles on prosthodontics, periodontics and dental implant related topics.
Dr. Velasquez is a recipient of the prestigious “Dr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Kramer Scholarship for Excellence” award of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation.  He is active in numerous professional associations serving on leadership positions in different capacities.