Get to know Anesthesiologist Dr. Felipe D. Villena Jr., who serves patients in Sacramento, California.
Well-versed in the field of anesthesiology, Dr. Villena Jr. is affiliated with Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Medical Center. His role as an anesthesiologist is to take good care of patients through their process in surgery from pre-op, peri-op, and post-op, and ensure that their experience is pleasant and satisfying.
In regards to his educational background, he graduated with distinction from San Jose State University and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology with a minor in Chemistry. He then attended Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, AT Still University, and completed his residency at Walter Reed Medical Center.
An authority in his field, the doctor is board-certified in anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology(ABA). The ABA is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors who specialize in the administration of anesthetic agents and perioperative medicine.
Serving in the US Army for 8 years, Dr. Villena Jr. resigned as a major. While in the army, he was involved in two major conflicts, Kosovo and Iraq. He was chief of the Pain Management clinic at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany for 3 years. He worked for over 9 years with Metropolitan Anesthesiology Consultants Inc., providing anesthesia service at Mercy San Juan Medical Center in Carmichael. Dr Villena also served as a Department of Anesthesia Chief for 2 years at MSJMC.
Among his other roles, he has hospital admitting privileges at Folsom Medical Offices, Rancho Cordova Medical Offices, and Roseville Medical Center.
Anesthesiology is the medical specialty concerned with the total perioperative care of patients before, during, and after surgery. It encompasses anesthesia, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine, and pain medicine. Anesthesiologists have the primary responsibility of monitoring the patient’s vital signs during surgery. In addition to basic measurements such as pulse, blood pressure, and temperature, they measure the patient’s respiration.
With years of experience in his field, Dr. Villena Jr. has been the recipient of the KCOM Academic Scholarship, SJSU Dean’s List, Golden Key Honor Society, KCOM Anatomy Award, Army Commendation Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Operation Iraqi Freedom Ribbon, Nato Ribbon, Kosovo Campaign Ribbon, and two Overseas Tour Ribbons.
Originally from the Philippines, he grew up in San Francisco. Most of his 5 siblings and his parents still live in the East Bay and South Bay. He has two beautiful daughters, a son, and another daughter on the way. He loves to travel. He has been to several European countries as well as Central and South America. He has also taken his children to Singapore and Hong Kong. He likes being outdoors and doing outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, photography, and backpacking. His favorite sports are basketball and volleyball. He has played in several leagues both in school and in the community in his life. He is also an avid Forty Niners, Giants, and DUBS fan growing up in San Francisco.
Learn More about Dr. Felipe D. Villena Jr.:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3320339-Felipe-Villena-Anesthesiologist or through Kaiser Permenente Sacramento Medical Center, https://mydoctor.kaiserpermanente.org/ncal/providers/felipevillena
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