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Jaime Villanueva, MD

Philosophy of Care

My goal is to provide high quality personalized healthcare that focuses on addressing the patient’s needs with regards to his/her illness. I find that it is important to listen to patients and their families in order to develop a care plan that meets their expectations.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
Based on 257 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Critical Care
    • Sleep Medicine
    • Pulmonary Medicine
    • Years in Practice: 21


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Critical Care
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Medicine
    • Sleep Medicine
    • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English
    • Spanish


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    obstructive sleep apnea, narcoplepsy, COPD, pulmonary nodules, asthma, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, medical evaluation for SCUBA diving


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 06/1995
    Degree M.D.
    Honors Cum Laude

    RESIDENCY
    School Loyola University Medical Center
    Title Resident in Internal Medicine

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Loyola University Medical Center

  • Memberships

    • American College of Chest Physicians
    • American Thoracic Society
    • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
    • Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Socieity
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Medical Director, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

    Name Medical Director, DMG Sleep Center

    Name Fellow of the Year, Pulmonary and Critical Care

    Name Margaret Rainford Hano Memorial Nephrology Award

  • Media/Published Articles

  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • A 12-week Treatment, Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Once Daily Indacaterol in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    • A multi-center, randomized, double-blind, 52-week study to assess the safety of QVA149 compared to QAB149 in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) who have moderate to severe airflow limitation
    • A randomised, active-controlled, double-blind, double-dummy, parallel group design, multi-center trial to compare the efficacy and safety of 2.5 μg and 5 μg Tiotropium Inhalation Solution delivered by the Respimat® Inhaler with Tiotropium inhalation
    • Study Evaluating the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Two Fixed Dose Combinations of Aclidinium Bromide/Formoterol Fumarate Compared With Aclidinium Bromide, Formoterol Fumarate and Placebo for 24-Weeks in Patients With Mod to Severe COPD
    • Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of the Combination of Indacaterol 150 µg Once Daily With Open Label Tiotropium 18 µg Once Daily Vs. Open Label Tiotropium 18 µg Once Daily in Patients With Mod-to-severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    • Study to Evaluate the Effect of Roflumilast 500 μg on Exacerbation Rate in Patients With COPD Treated With a Fixed-Dose Combination of Long Acting Beta Agonist and Inhaled Corticosteroid


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 257 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.6
    257 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    256 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    255 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    257 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    255 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.9
    256 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.8
    254 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.9
    256 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.8
    255 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.6
    250 ratings


    Comments (21)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Apr 23, 2019
    would definitely refer friends to him  
    5.0
    Apr 22, 2019
    Dr. Villanueva is very good at explaining my condition and medications. He also always ask for my opinion on how effective medicines are working and if I'd be interested in trying any other options if See more  
    5.0
    Apr 10, 2019
    Dr Villanueva was extremely helpful. He provided an unbiased opinion and made several excellent recommendations regarding my CPAP and sleep apnea. The entire office was polite and helpful as well. I had an exceptional experience.  
    5.0
    Mar 20, 2019
    He is an amazing physician with a great "bedside" manner.  
    N/A
    Feb 26, 2019
    Dr. Villanueva explains everything in detail and takes his time, is knowledgeable, friendly and I feel that my pulmonary issues are in good hands with him.  
    4.9
    Feb 24, 2019
    I was amazed at how thorough he was.  
    4.9
    Feb 18, 2019
    Good.  
    5.0
    Feb 15, 2019
    very friendly and helpful. really seemed to care about me and my health issues and recommended equipment to help with my issues  
    5.0
    Jan 30, 2019
    This Dr. is exceptional in his attention to detail, his patient care, and his helpful suggestions  
    5.0
    Jan 28, 2019
    Dr. Villanueva is fantastic. His calm, cool disposition and expertise in sleep medicine let's me know my health is in good hands.  
    4.9
    Jan 05, 2019
    This dr. is the best. Has been very helpful.  
    4.9
    Jan 01, 2019
    I wish all of my doctors were as professional as Dr. Villanueva.  
    4.8
    Sep 25, 2018
    Overall a very positive experience. This was a preliminary visit and there will be follow-up visits and possibly a sleep study, but so far I'm impressed and confident.  
    4.8
    Sep 25, 2018
    good  
    2.6
    Aug 21, 2018
    provider was not personable, acted disinterested.  
    4.9
    Aug 14, 2018
    This provider is outstanding. He remembered something about my medical history that I had forgotten. He had extra professional advice about several issues. He is terrific and amazing!  
    4.9
    Aug 08, 2018
    Dr. Villanueva has a very calming, common sense approach that really put me at ease. He is VERY Good !  
    5.0
    Jul 03, 2018
    Dr. Villanueva was great. He was extremely knowledgeable, very personable, and very professional. I had a choice of doctors for this exam that I needed done and I'm very happy that I chose him.  
    5.0
    Jun 27, 2018
    Provider took plenty of time and answered all of my questions. He contacted other doctors during my visit to make sure he could give me the answers I needed.  
    5.0
    Jun 12, 2018
    excellent  
    5.0
    May 23, 2018
    Very good exp.  
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