Dr. Velasquez was born and raised in Caracas Venezuela. He studied Public Management at the Instituto de Profesiones Gerenciales in Caracas, Venezuela. He obtained his dental degree at Universidad Central de Venezuela. During dental school he worked as a pre-clinical instructor for the department of Removable Partial Dentures. Following graduation, he completed an advanced course in prosthodontics at Universidad Central de Venezuela and a training in teaching from Universidad Santa Maria. He worked in private practice and as a part-time clinical instructor in the department of Removable Partial Denture. Dr. Velasquez is a husband and a father. He enjoys expending time with his family, outdoor activities, cooking and traveling. He joined the Prosthodontics program at the prestigious University of Michigan to expand his knowledge and skill set to provide the best care to his patients. He is also interested in teaching at the Dental School.