Dr. Augusto Villegas, MD

Dr. Augusto Villegas, MD

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46 y/o
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Dr. Augusto Villegas, MD is an oncology specialist in Fleming Island, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Ponce School of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in oncology, medical oncology, and more.Read his story

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4689 US Highway 17 Ste 2

Fleming Island, FL 32003
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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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

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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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Care Philosophy

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

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

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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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 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)

in Orange Park, FL |
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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in Orange Park, FL |
Dr. Villegas is very knowledgeable and professional. He is sincerely concerned about giving his patients the best care available.
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Green Cove Springs |
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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in Orange Park, FL |
All the office and lab people are excellent and Dr. Villegas takes the time to explain things.
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in Jacksonville, FL |
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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Dr. Villegas accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
    NetworkBlue
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
    Carelink HMO
    Employer Group PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
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  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Villegas has admitting privileges

Orange Park Medical Center
2001 Kingsley Ave
Orange Park, FL 32073
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Baptist Medical Center South
14550 Old Saint Augustine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32258
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