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Armando A. Villarreal, M.D., M.B.A.

Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests

Pain Management; Spinal & Back Pain - Medical Management, Injections; Surgical Management - Spinal Cord Stimulation

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3616

Office: (585) 276-3616

Fax: (585) 473-1691

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

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Biography

Dr. Armando Villarreal, joined the Neuromedicine Pain Management Center as an Assistant professor. Prior to his arrival, he served as the Chairman of the Pain Medicine Department at Gundersen-Lutheran Neuroscience Center in Wisconsin. During his term, he supervised the Anesthesiology residency rotation at the Pain Clinic from the University of Minnesota. He was involved on several research projects, one of which was recently submitted for publication. His area of interest is neuropathic pain and the use of neuromodulation techniques.

Dr. Villarreal is member of the Educational committee of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, as well as the Credential committee of the American Board of Pain Medicine and the emergent technologies committee of the North American Neuromodulation Society. Dr. Villarreal is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.

Dr. Villarreal trained in Anesthesiology at Temple University and did a fellowship in Pain Management at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He completed medical school at the University of Panama, School of Medicine. He also completed a Masters in Business Administration from University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine - American Board of Anesthesiology

Education

1990
MD | Faculty of Medicine Panama
Medicine

2008
MBA | University of St. Thomas
Health Care

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1994 - 06/30/1995
Fellowship in at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

07/01/1995 - 06/30/1996
Internship in Internal Medicine at Metropolitan Hospital

07/25/1996 - 07/24/1999
Residency in Anesthesiology at Temple University Medical Center

07/25/1999 - 07/25/2000
Fellowship in Pain Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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Awards

2006 - 2009
AMA Physicians Recognition Award
Sponsor: American Medical Association

1998 - 1999
Chief Resident in Anesthesiology
Location: Temple University Hospital

Publications

Journal Articles

6/2015
Markman JD, Barbosa WA, Gewandter JS, Frazer M, Rast S, Dugan M, Nandigam K, Villareal A, Kwong TC. "Interpretation of urine drug testing results in patients using transdermal buprenorphine preparations for the treatment of chronic noncancer pain." Pain medicine : the official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.. 2015 Jun 0; 16(6):1132-6. Epub 2015 Mar 20.

2012
Villarreal, A.; Aberger F.; Benrud, R.; Gundrum, J. "Use of Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics and the Development of Irritable Bowel Syndrome". Wisconson Medical Journal. 2012; 111(1): 17-20.

2011
Villarreal A. "Role of Cannabinoids in the Management of Chronic Pain." Gundersen Luth Med J. 2011; 7(1): 30.

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