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September 24th, 2018 Baptist Health Medical Group

Surgeon Sergio Villegas, M.D., FACS, Joins Baptist Health Medical Group

Dr. Sergio Villegas HeadshotMIAMI, FL – September 24, 2018 — Surgeon Sergio Villegas, M.D., FACS, has joined Baptist Health Medical Group, a network of primary care doctors and specialists who provide high-quality medical care to patients of all ages. As a general surgeon, Dr. Villegas cares for patients with a broad range of conditions that commonly require surgery. With more than 30 years of experience in general, vascular and laparoscopic surgery, he is proficient in many advanced techniques, including minimally invasive procedures which are associated with less pain, shorter hospital stays and fewer complications for patients. Dr. Villegas is affiliated with Baptist Hospital of Miami, Doctors Hospital and South Miami Hospital. His primary office is located at 6280 SW 72 Street, Suite 410, in South Miami.

Dr. Villegas earned his medical degree at University of Zaragoza in Zaragoza, Spain. He completed a five-year residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach with an emphasis in vascular surgery. He then went on to complete a fellowship in vascular surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Villegas is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has held several clinical leadership positions at area hospitals, including Chief of Surgery at Doctors Hospital. In addition, he currently serves as Doctors Hospital Chief of Vascular Surgery and Director of the Vascular Lab, and is an active member of the MCVI at Baptist.

“The Baptist Health Medical Group team is proud to welcome Dr. Villegas,” said Bernie Fernandez Jr., M.D., CEO of Baptist Health Medical Group. “He is an accomplished and experienced surgeon and a dedicated member of the community, and we are pleased to gain his expertise.”

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About Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health Medical Group, a network of primary care doctors and specialists who provide high quality medical care to patients of all ages, is part of Baptist Health South Florida, the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 10 hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Bethesda Hospital East, Bethesda Hospital West, Doctors Hospital, Fishermen’s Community Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital), more than 40 physician practices, 50 outpatient and urgent care facilities, Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network and internationally renowned centers of excellence spanning across Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to our faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has more than 19,500 employees and more than 3,000 affiliated physicians. Baptist Health South Florida has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net/newsroom and connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/BaptistHealthSF and on Twitter and Instagram @BaptistHealthSF.


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