Dr. Deborah Villa, MD

Dr. Deborah Villa, MD

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Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
54 y/o
(14)

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Dr. Deborah Villa, MD is an oncology specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. She specializes in oncology, hematology, and more.

SLO Oncology & Hematology Health Center

715 Tank Farm Rd Ste C

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Villa'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Villa "The better we understand cancer the more we recognize the complexities of this disease. Just like people, each cancer is different. Every cancer has a unique cause and unique genetic profile. We recognize that each patient will require a distinct approach & a tailored treatment plan geared toward their individual situation. We believe that the optimal outcome for cancer patients comes from the coordinated efforts of a team of expert practitioners using a multi-faceted treatment approach."

3  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

4  Board Certifications

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

74  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Evanston Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Northwestern University Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • City Of Hope
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Villa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Villa's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Villa to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Villa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Villa, I met you 19 years ago when I walked into your LA office with my dear friend Loring Leeds and you handed him both a 6 month death sentence and a way to defeat it! You gave him, and us, NINETEEN more years of love and life by sending him to the City of Hope and he became the first stem...more
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Very happy with Dr Villa, She was comforting in her approach to taking care of my cancer. She has a wonderful bedside manor and made me feel like she cared. I will be leaning on that during my recovery and out look on my future. Thank you Doctor Villa Lee
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