Tomas VillanuevaDO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM
Dr. Villanueva has been an active, full-time hospitalist since 2005. He began practising medicine in 1995 in a traditional internal medicine setting. Presently his group has over 63 providers covering two hospitals. In addition to his positions at Baptist Health South Florida, Dr. Villanueva also serves as secretary/treasurer for the 1500-member medical staff at Baptist Hospital of Miami, a 680-bed not-for-profit organization. Dr. Villanueva is a member of the inaugural class of senior fellows for the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) and serves on many national committees SHM, including the leadership and transitions of care committees. He is the past president of the South Florida Chapter of SHM. Dr. Villanueva is well-published. His work has appeared in many national journals and books.
Dr. Villanueva received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine with Honors from Nova Southeastern University, where he is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine. He also holds the same teaching position at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University. Dr. Villanueva completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he received the Eric Reiss Award for Outstanding Teaching. He is double boarded in internal and palliative care medicine.
He also holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Administration and Policy from the University of Miami. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives. He has a vast experience in networking among multiple physician specialities and establishing policies and programs. Dr Villanueva is currently Assistant Vice President, Medical Director, Baptist Health Medical Group, part of Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL.