John L. Villano, MD, PhD

  • Director, Clinical Neuro-Oncology Research Program
4.7 out of 5

About

John L. Villano specializes in the treatment of brain cancers. He will advance UK HealthCare's Clinical Neuro-Oncology Research Program, serving as its director. UK HealthCare has a history of being a world-class neuro-oncology program, and he will help carry this tradition into the future.

Previously, Dr. Villano served as the director of medical neuro-oncology at the University of Illinois Medical Center. He earned a medical degree and doctor of philosophy at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas and trained in neurology at the University of Michigan. He also completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Chicago. He is a former American Society of Clinical Oncology track leader for CNS tumors. Currently, he is on the board of the Central Brain Tumor Registry US. He is also a member of the Neuro-Oncology Committee in the cooperative group ALLIANCE and a Society of Neuro-Oncology committee member.

Faculty Rank

  • Medical Director, Precision Medicine Clinic
  • Professor of Medicine

Training & Education

Degree

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Residency

Neurology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor
Internal Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Chicago

Fellowship

Hematology/Oncology, University of Chicago

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

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Ratings & Reviews

4.7 out of 5
9 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    Dr. Villano is a superb doctor!

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    I have always received excellent care

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    *Dr. Villano is very responsive to questions with explanations but not forthcoming without asking.

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    Super good. I'm very content have trust in my doctor. He genuine care for his patients. Would definitely recommend others to his office.

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    See previous comments. NP was great. I hope to see her again.
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      Over all good
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      Dr. Villano is a very knowledgeable and caring doctor.
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      Really Have a lot of confidence in Dr. Villano.
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      Dr. Villano was supposed to call me to follow up, but never did. Instead I got a letter in the mail of my next appointment and later found out it is a followup. I am confused on what we are following up with other than a steroid pill prescription.