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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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Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Carcinoma in Situ
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Sickle Cell Disease
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
von Willebrand Disease
Bone Marrow Aspiration
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cancer Pain Management
Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Florida.
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.
Ponce School of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1996
Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
University Fl Health Science Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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