Dr. Maria Sophia Villanueva, MD

Dr. Maria Sophia Villanueva, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
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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Top Care Areas

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

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Villanueva'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. Villanueva "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. "

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

37  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • 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
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prolapse Repair
  • 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
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of The Philippines
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of The Philippines
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of The Philipines-Philippine General Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of The Philippines-Philipppine General Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Villanueva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Villanueva's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Villanueva to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Villanueva's 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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....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...more
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