Dr. Sergio Villegas, MD

Dr. Sergio Villegas, MD

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Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o
(10)

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Dr. Sergio Villegas, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in South Miami, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Miami Dade Surgical Group

6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 504

South Miami, FL 33143
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Freedom Health
  • Heritage Summit HealthCare
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Optimum HealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 71% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
normal
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Villegas'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.

Dr. Villegas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Villegas "A graduate of one of the most respected medical schools in Spain, Dr. Villegas served his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital and completed his Fellowship in vascular surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. With his specialty in vascular surgery, Dr. Villegas is particularly recognized for his work in bypass surgery to avoid major amputations from gangrene, carotid artery plaque removal to prevent strokes, and repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) to avoid rupture and death.Dr. Salazar and Dr. Villegas were pioneers in the early development of laparoscopic procedures in Miami. Dr. Salazar and Villegas constitute two of the three surgical team members who performed the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Miami-Dade County."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Villegas "Dr. Villegas graduated from one of the oldest medical schools in Spain, and subsequently trained in General Surgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in peripheral vascular surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He became a fellow in the ACS in 1990. He is one of the doctors on the team that performed the first laporoscopic cholecystectomy in the Sate of Florida, and currently very active in the practice of vascular and general surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

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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

  • University of Zaragoza
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Mount Sainai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Mount Sainai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

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

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Villegas to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

As soon as I meet him I knew he was a great doctor. Had surgery with him and he had amazing bedside manner! Great surgeon.
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I can't praise Dr. Villegas enough. During the last two years he performed two different surgeries on me, both with excellent results. Besides his expertise as a surgeon, Dr. Villegas has the best bedside manner I've encountered in my 74 years: he's thoughtful, kind and very, very patient.
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Dr. Villegas was part of the surgical team that operated on my spine on 12/24/2015. His invaluable experience and expertise has provided for a tolerable and speedy recovery. His beside manner and care exceeded all my expectations. A true super star in every sense of the word.
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