Augusto E. Villegas

Position In Hematology and Oncology at Cancer Specialists of North Florida

7015 AC Skinner Parkway Building 100, Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Cancer Specialists of North Florida
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Last Updated 4/18/2017

General Information


Doctor of Medicine  - Biology , Ponce School of Medicine

MD  - Medical Oncology , University of Florida Health Science Center

undergraduate degree  - Catholic University of Puerto Rico


Board Member  - The Blood Alliance

Member  - Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

Member  - American Society of Clinical Oncology

Member  - American Society of Hematology

Member  - American College of Physicians Inc

Active Faculty Member and Lecturer for the Internal Medicine Residency Program  - Orange Park Medical Center COMPANY

Member  - Clay County Medical Society

Member  - Photo Gallery

Institutional Medical Ethics Committee  - University of Florida

Key Faculty Member  - Hospital Damas , Inc.

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Augusto E. Villegas, MD
Augusto E. Villegas, MD Dr. Augusto E. Villegas is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. He practices at the Cancer Specialists of North Florida Fleming Island office. His areas of interest are in the immunological treatment of melanoma and renal cell carcinoma as well as in the treatment of lung and breast cancer. Dr. Villegas trained with Dr. Troy Guthrie who is considered an expert in the treatment of melanoma and renal cell carcinoma. Dr. Villegas received his undergraduate degree from the Catholic University of Puerto Rico and his medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Damas Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program, where he was chief medical resident. He completed a fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville where he served on the Institutional Medical Ethics Committee. The son of a doctor, Dr. Villegas grew up in Ponce, Puerto Rico, where his mother worked in the public relations department of a small cancer hospital. "My father was a family doctor who died of metastatic colon cancer. I knew I wanted to be a doctor from a young age but was not sure of what kind. Eventually I learned that treating patients with cancer was the right specialty for me," he said. Dr. Villegas is bilingual, making him better able to connect and form relationships with all his patients. He says that trying to help patients through all stages of their disease is a very satisfying part of his work. "Even when the patients are not doing well and their disease is progressing there is satisfaction when you are doing your best to provide comfort." Dr. Villegas is on the board of The Blood Alliance. He is also a speaker for Celgene, and is featured on the Proleukin website. Dr. Villegas is married to Dr. Nilmarie Guzman, a physician who specializes in infectious diseases. When not working, Dr. Villegas enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. Augusto E. Villegas, MD in the News Schedule an appointment with Augusto E. Villegas, MD

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