Dr. Kara Villareal, MD

Dr. Kara Villareal, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Kara Villareal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Glendale, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University of Arizona in 1997 and specializes in general surgery.

18700 N 64th Dr Ste 108

Glendale, AZ 85308

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bashas Benefit Trust
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • 18 More

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Dr. Villareal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Villareal treats Abdominal Disorders more than 65% of her peers

Dr. Villareal treats this condition more than 65% of her peers

Appendicitis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Villareal treats Appendicitis more than 64% of her peers

Dr. Villareal treats this condition more than 64% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Wound Repair
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Villareal performs Wound Repair more than 64% of her peers

Dr. Villareal performs this procedure more than 64% of her peers

Dr. Villareal's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Skin Grafts
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kara Villareal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Glendale, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University of Arizona in 1997 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

U Az Tucson Affil Hosp
Residency Hospital
University of Arizona Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1997
University of Arizona
Medical School
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Villareal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Villareal

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Villareal's Performance
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  • Staff friendliness
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She was very informative and social and answered all my questions and did a wonderful job on my umbilical hernia repair. I highly recomment her and her crew.
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Insurance accepted

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AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Ameriben
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Assurant Health
AZ Benefit Options
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
Bashas Benefit Trust
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS
PHCS PPO
Principal Life
Southwest Service Administrators, Inc.
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
Ucare
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare PPO
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
Veteran Administration Plan
Zenith Administrators Inc