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Nestor Villamizar, MD

General Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Lung Cancer Pleural Effusions

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Nestor Villamizar got his medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, known as one of the leading centers in Bogota, Colombia. His internship included three years of cardiothoracic surgery research at Duke University Medical Center. He also did his residency at Duke University Medical Center and completed his medical training with a fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Villamizar was a chief resident under Dr. David Sugarbaker, an international expert in the treatment of mesothelioma. Dr. Nestor Villamizar is board certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery and is currently affiliated with University of Miami Hospital and Jackson Memorial Hospital.

  • Education & Training


    Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

    Medical School


    Duke University Medical Center



    Duke University Medical Center



    Brigham and Women\'s Hospital


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Jackson Memorial Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (305) 585-1111

    1611 NW 12th Ave

    Miami, Florida 33136

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    University of Miami Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (305) 689-5511

    1400 NW 12th Avenue

    Miami, Florida 33136

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Nestor Villamizar has contributed to 3 publications.

    Left atrial involvement of a right lung tumour.

    Bui, P.,Aljure, O. D.,Villamizar, N.,Nguyen, D. M.,Rodriguez-Blanco, Y. F.; Can J Anaesth. 2015 Dec 15.

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    Lobectomy vs. segmentectomy for NSCLC (T<2 cm).

    Villamizar, N.,Swanson, S. J.; Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 May 03.

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    Impact of T status and N status on perioperative outcomes after thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer.

    Villamizar, N. R.,Darrabie, M.,Hanna, J.,Onaitis, M. W.,Tong, B. C.,D'Amico, T. A.,Berry, M. F.; J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.. 2012 Nov 28.

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    Society of Thoracic Surgeons