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Ian A Villanueva, MD, FACS, FASMBS
Rating
(4.55)
87 ratings, 13 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Cary Hospital
WakeMed North Hospital
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
10010 Falls of Neuse Road
WakeMed North Physicians Office Pavilion, Suite 302
Raleigh, NC 27614
919-350-1404
300 Ashville Avenue
Suite 301
Cary, NC 27518
919-851-6757
10208 Cerny Street
Suite 202
Raleigh, NC 27617
919-350-9808
601 Attain Street
Suite 101
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
919-235-6580
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Biography

Dr. Villanueva is a board-certified general surgeon whose clinical interests include advanced laparoscopic and DaVinci surgical robot-assisted techniques in all areas of gastrointestinal surgery, bariatric weight loss surgery, and minimally invasive hernia surgery.

Dr. Villanueva specializes in minimally invasive surgery as it is potentially less painful and often allows for a faster recovery than traditional surgical techniques. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas – Medical School at Houston and did his general surgery training at Loyola University Medical Center. He then completed advanced fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Bariatric and Gastrointestinal Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center.

He is a member of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery.

Clinical Interests
Minimally invasive/laparoscopic surgery, hernia repair, bariatric surgery including revisions, abdominal organ surgery such as gallbladder, appendix, small and large intestinal surgery
Undergraduate Degree
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Medical School
University of Texas – Medical School at Houston
Residency
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Fellowship
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Professional Memberships
Member: American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Fellow: American College of Surgeons
Star Rating

The Star Ratings score is the average score a provider receives about his or her care on our Patient Satisfaction Survey conducted by Professional Research Corporation. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The Star Rating you see represents the average score a provider received for the past 12-month period as long as they had more than 30 ratings during that time frame.

Overall Provider Rating
(4.55)
4.55 out of 5
87 ratings, 13 reviews

WakeMed Patient - February 2020

The quickness of scheduling the surgery.


WakeMed Patient - January 2020

The pre-op nurses were excellent, very friendly and great at their job. They went over and above to make sure I was comfortable and did a great job decreasing my level of anxiety, great job!


WakeMed Patient - January 2020

Care by nurses. Surgery skills


WakeMed Patient - December 2019

Dr was so friendly and helpful, professional! He was knowledgeable , experienced , confident! He made me feel so much better, explaining everything about my results!


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