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Philip A. Villanueva, MDPhilip A. Villanueva, MD


Professor, Clinical Neurosurgery

Director, Neurotrauma and Critical Care

Telephone: 215-707-7200

Fax: 215-707-3831

Email: philip.villanueva@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Neurosurgery



Educational Background:


BA, Biology, Biscayne College, Miami, FL, 1972


MD, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 1976


Internship, Straight Surgery, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL, 1977


Fellowship, Neurosurgical Care, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL, 1980


Residency, Neurological Surgery, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL, 1982


Chief Resident, Neurological Surgery, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL, 1982


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Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

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Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neuroscience Society
  • Section on Trauma & Critical Care - AANS/CNS
  • Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society

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clinical and Research Interests:

  • Neurotrauma
  • Neurocritical Care

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

10914646. Hotz GA, Stewart KJ, Petrin D, Villanueva PA, Cohn SM, Nedd KJ, Puentes G, Duncan R, Neurobehavioural outcomes of penetrating and tangential gunshot wounds to the head. Brain Inj 14:7(649-57)2000 Jul

9555839. Lee TT, Ratzker PA, Galarza M, Villanueva PA, Early combined management of frontal sinus and orbital and facial fractures. J Trauma 44:4(665-9)1998 Apr

9522906. Lee TT, Galarza M, Villanueva PA, Diffuse axonal injury (DAI) is not associated with elevated intracranial pressure (ICP). Acta Neurochir (Wien) 140:1(41-6)1998

9315128. Lee TT, Villanueva PA, Orbital-frontal delayed hemorrhagic contusions: clinical course and neurosurgical treatment protocol. Surg Neurol 48:4(333-7)1997 Oct

8202789. Renfree KJ, Banovac K, Hornicek FJ, Lebwohl NH, Villanueva PA, Nedd KJ, Evaluation of serum osteoblast mitogenic activity in spinal cord and head injury patients with acute heterotopic ossification. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:7(740-6)1994 Apr 1

1535861. Sklar EM, Quencer RM, Bowen BC, Altman N, Villanueva PA, Magnetic resonance applications in cerebral injury. Radiol Clin North Am 30:2(353-66)1992 Mar

3974836. Villanueva PA, Simplified technique for subdural pressure monitoring: technical note. Neurosurgery 16:2(238-40)1985 Feb

6747703. Landy HJ, Villanueva PA, An improved subarachnoid screw for intracranial pressure monitoring. Technical note. J Neurosurg 61:3(606-8)1984 Sep

1263427. Boyle E, Villanueva PA, Hyperbaric oxygen seizures in rats: effects of handling and chamber noise. Lab Anim Sci 26:1(100-1)1976 Feb

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