Augusto E. Villa, MD, FACC – Cardiology
Dr. Villa is one of the best Interventional Cardiologists in Florida. He has successfully performed more than 12,000 coronary and peripheral vascular diagnostic and interventional procedures throughout his career.
Dr. Vila has published and lectured extensively on different topics in Cardiovascular Medicine, and he is a leader in new Endovascular Therapies and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine.
Dr. Villa received his medical education at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru, and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.
Residency & Fellowship
2-year Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.
3-year Cardiology Fellowship at The University of Miami School of Medicine Hospitals, Miami, FL. Residency Elective Rotation: Cardiology Consult Service at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.
3-year Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine Hospitals, Miami, FL.
Diplomate of the American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine and Internal Medicine
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and Jupiter Medical Center.
Academic & Administrative Appointments
Dr. Villa has held multiple academic and administrative appointments to include:
Clinical Assistant Professor. University of Texas Health and Science Center at McAllen, Texas.
Clinical Investigator Associate at the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.
Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine. University of Miami School of Medicine.
Internal Medicine Ward Attending at the University of Miami/V.A. Medical Center.
Chief of Cardiology Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center (2001-2005).
Chief of Interventional Cardiology and Director Cardiac Cath. Labs (2005-2007).
Director, Interventional Cardiology Clinical Trials -Advanced Clinical Research Group, L.L.C. Jupiter and Stuart, FL (2001-now).
Member, Educational Committee, Florida Chapter, American College of Cardiology (2001-2005).
Fellow American College of Cardiology, Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, American Heart Association: Clinical Cardiology Council, Society of Vascular Medicine, International Society of Endovascular Surgery, International Society of Cardiovascular Interventionists, American College of Phlebology, American Medical Association, American College of Physicians.
Awards & Honors
Faculty member of Florida “Top 10 Interventional Cardiologists” Annual Meeting Society. Cleveland Clinic Foundation Specialty Cardiology Fellows Award. DVI-Simpson Atherectomy Research Foundation Award. Graduated from Medical School in the Top 10% of his class.
Principal Investigator for Multiple Cardiology Trials including:
PLATO (Study of AZD6140 Compared with Clopidogrel for Prevention of Vascular Events in Patients with Non-ST or ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes, Principal Investigator, (2006-Present).
IMPROVE-IT (A Multicenter Study to Establish the Clinical Benefit and Safety of Vytorin vs Simvastatin Monotherapy in High-Risk Subjects Presenting with Acute Coronary Syndrome), Principal Investigator, (2005-Present).