Dr. Villar is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with extensive training and a proven track record of safety and quality care.
  • Eight years of surgical residency training rather than the usual five to seven.
  • Thirty years in private or academic practice without a malpractice suit.
  • No deaths or life threatening complications.
  • Dedication to safety by not performing elective procedures lasting over four hours.
  • Dedication to quality by personally performing all surgery and follow-up care except in academic teaching situations.
Dr. Villar is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has eight years of surgical residency training, rather than the usual five to seven. He received his surgery and plastic surgery training on the Harvard Surgical Service at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and Nassau County Medical Center in New York. He has been in private practice since 1982 and is on staff a Martin Memorial Hospital.
7/82 – Present Private Practice River One Plastic Surgery Center
7/81-7/82 Nassau County Medical Center Chief Resident Plastic Surgery
7/80-6/81 Nassau County Medical Center Resident Plastic Surgery
7/79-6/80 Circumnavigation Caribbean Captain 39 ft Ketch Triad
7/78-6/79 Nassau County Medical Center Administrative Chief Resident in General Surgery
7/77-6/78 Nassau County Medical Center Senior Surgical Resident
7/76-6/77 Boston City Hospital Clinical Fellow in Shock and Trauma
7/75-6/76 Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Surgical Service Surgical Assisting Resident
7/74- 6/75 Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Surgical Service Surgical Junior Assisting Resident
7/73-6/74 University of Maryland Hospital & Shock Trauma Unit Straight Surgical Internship
7/69-6/73 University Puerto Rico School of Medicine M.D. with Senior Surgical Externship at Massachusetts General Hospital
8/65-6/69 Fairleigh Dickinson University B. S. Graduated 3.5 years Pre-Med, Lacrosse Scholarship
Acute and Reconstructive Burn Care, Massachusetts General Hospital Burn Unit Shriners Burn Institute, Boston – Nassau County Medical Center Burn Unit Multiorgan Failure – Shock, Trauma, Sepsis Boston University Hospital: Clinical Fellow Procedures of the Face and Breast including evaluation and corrective procedures for referrals of unsatisfactory results and complications Patient Advocate Advocate for access to quality care in a hostile managed care environment Medical Licensure – Florida #ME0039125 1981 Board Certification – American Board of Plastic Surgery 1984 Medical Societies Fellow American College of Surgeons Member American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Florida Medical Society