Dr. Maria Sophia Villanueva, MD

Dr. Maria Sophia Villanueva, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Maria Sophia Villanueva, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Bangor, ME and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from University of the Philipines-Philippine General Hospital in 2004 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

417 State St Ste 330

Bangor, ME 04401

Contact Information

(207) 973-8881

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Maine Community Health Options
  • Medicare
  • Tricare

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Dr. Villanueva's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Villanueva treats Anal Disorders more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Villanueva treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Villanueva treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Villanueva treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Villanueva treats Hemorrhoids more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Villanueva treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Villanueva's conditions and procedures:

Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Warts
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
da Vinci® Colectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fecal Incontinence
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoid Banding
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Prolapse Repair
Rectal Prolapse
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
Sacral Nerve Stimulation
Sphincter Reserving Surgery
Sphincterotomy
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

I aim to provide compassionate, competent specialty surgical care to all my patients. I also aim to educate my patients and become their partners in curing their disease. 

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
  • 2012
    Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2012
  • 2007
    Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2007
  • 2004
    University of the PHilippines-Philipppine General Hospital
    Medical School
    2004
  • 2004
    University of the Philipines-Philippine General Hospital
    Medical School
    2004
  • 1999
    University of the Philippines
    Undergraduate School
    1999
  • 1999
    Univ of the Philippines
    Undergraduate School
    1999

Languages

  • Filipino
  • English

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Dr. Villanueva is an exceptional doctor and I recommend her highly. I have had two surgeries with her and I could not have asked for better care or results. The first surgery was very unexpected and was an emergency and Dr. V. saved my life. I would not be here today without her!
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Listened very carefully, asked questions to clarify. Thoroughly investigated health concern before and after surgery. Consulted other doctors and called me personally. Also addressed associated concerns with condition.
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Best doctor in town! I had colon cancer, she saved my life!!! I highly recommend her to anyone who needs colon surgery!
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Dr.Villanueva gave me my quality of Life back. Her knowledge her kindness is second to None. I had sacral neuromodulation surgery. She corrected a bad surgery I had at the Tougus VA hospital. I would recommend to anyone and any Veteran who has had the nightmare of Tougus. She gave me a life again....Read More
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Dr. Villanueva is very caring and compassionate. She spent a lot of time with me explaining her findings and the procedure she was recommending. She did an excellent job with my surgery, which was a very complicated process. She showed genuine concern about me during my recovery. I would...Read More
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Geisinger Health Plan
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Maine Community Health Options
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Tricare
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