Dr. Augusto Villegas, MD

Dr. Augusto Villegas, MD

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Oncology  ·  
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46 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Augusto Villegas, MD is an oncology specialist in Fleming Island, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in oncology, medical oncology, and more.Read his story

Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute

4689 US Highway 17 Ste 2

Fleming Island, FL 32003
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Villegas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anemia
very high
more than 91% of peers
Purpura
very high
more than 90% of peers
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Villegas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Villegas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Villegas "Dr. Villegas earned his medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Damas Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program in Ponce, PR. He served as Chief Resident during his third year of training. After completion of residency Dr. Villegas initiated his private practice in Ponce, in addition to serving as a clinical instructor at Ponce School of Medicine and as Director of Ambulatory Services at Ponce Correctional Complex. In 2003, Dr. Villegas relocated in Jacksonville, Fl to pursue his career in Medical Oncology. He completed his fellowship training in Medical Oncology at University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville Campus in 2005. Upon completion, he decided to stay in Jacksonville and join private practice. Dr. Villegas is an active faculty member and lecturer for the Orange Park Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Villegas' research interests include breast cancer, lung cancer and immunotherapies. He has been published in several peer reviewed journals and Dr. Villegas has presented at various symposiums and national scientific meetings, including the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the 2015 World Conference on Lung Cancer."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Villegas "Provide exceptional, state of the art cancer care near patient's home. "

4  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

89  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Biological Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genetic Testing
  • Immunotherapy
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Ponce School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Damas Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Fl Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Villegas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Villegas' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Villegas to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Villegas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I WOULD HIGHLY RECCOMMEND DR. VILLEGAS AS HE IS VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND CARING. HE EXPLAINED MY DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND DURATION AND ANSWERED ALL MY QUESTIONS. ALL THE EMPLOYEES AT THE FLEMING ISLAND OFFICE ARE HELPFUL AND FRIENDLY. THE CHEMO NURSES ARE EXCELLENT.
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Dr. Villegas is very knowledgeable and professional. He is sincerely concerned about giving his patients the best care available.
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Dr. Villegas carefully went over my medical history and even asked me further questions. So many doctors don't even read what you write on their intake forms or just glance at them. Dr. V. was sweet, kind, down to earth, intelligent, and wants to investigate and find answers regarding my unusual...more
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All the office and lab people are excellent and Dr. Villegas takes the time to explain things.
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Dr. Villegas displays qualities that are missing in todays Medical field. He is kind, compassionate and listens to the patient. It is evident that he is in the field for the right reasons.
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