Dr. Sergio C. Villegas, MD

Dr. Sergio C. Villegas, MD

General Surgery | Male | 64 years old

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.Read more

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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.Read more

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  • 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
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Prime Health Services
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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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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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Appendicitis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tumor
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mole Removal
  • Neck Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Zaragoza

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Sainai Medical Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Mount Sainai Medical Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor University

    Completed in 1984

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Villegas' Care Philosophy

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.