Biography & Education

Biography

Asked what she enjoys most about being a family physician, Lydia Villegas, M.D., says, “Interacting with people, becoming a partner in their care and getting to know the whole family.” She believes that understanding people in the context of their environment and lifestyle is the key to providing comprehensive health care.

Dr. Villegas earned her medical degree at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and completed her internship and residency at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. She is board certified in family practice. Dr. Villegas takes a special interest in women’s health in addition to her overall interest in health promotion.

Born in the Philippines, Dr. Villegas speaks her native language, Tagalog, as well as English and Spanish.

Areas of expertise

Family medicine

Education
University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas
 
 
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Care Locations

5050 NE Hoyt St., Suite 240
Portland, OR 97213
Fax 503-215-6469

Publications

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Family medicine

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
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The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments. These comments are the views and opinions of patients and are not endorsed by or necessarily reflect the views of Providence.

4.8 out of 5 (121 Ratings, 46 Comments)

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10/26/2017
good experience
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10/18/2017
Thanks to dr Villegas close attention, I was immediately sent for diagnosis at breast center and diagnosed with breast cancer within one day of seeing dr Villegas. She followed up with me about how I was feeling and referrals even though she was off sick.
100

10/05/2017
my doctor is very good in general
70

10/02/2017
my wait time was nearly an hour after my scheduled appointment time. it is extremely inconvenient to wait this long for a check up.
90

09/04/2017
I just moved from Ohio and was looking for a PCP. I was very pleased with my initial appointment and level of care. Thank you.
100

08/25/2017
Dr. Villegas is a very compassionate, kind, and caring person.
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08/21/2017
Dr. Villegas is very caring and informed. Though I have only been seeing her for a short time, she treats me like an old friend and a person she genuinely cares about. I trust her and I believe she respects my opinions about my care. She is firm about wanting me to get off [...] and I respect her for being so honest and straight forward about this. I am lucky to have her as my provider.
90

08/16/2017
Dr. V. is very caring and really listens to my needs.
60

08/12/2017
Was refered to a specialist. I was hoping to get some relief immediatly. Given info @ condition.
100

07/19/2017
Dr Villegas was attentive, thoughtful, and wise when investigating my health issues. She spent plenty of time with me and came up with a good treatment plan. I'm happy to have her as my PCP.
90

07/03/2017
Dr. Villegas was incredibly kind towards me.
100

06/30/2017
I love Dr. Villegas; she is awesome! It is very apparent that she genuinely cares for her patients, and does her due diligence to make sure she provides the best service that she can.
100

06/30/2017
Favorite Dr. I have gone to this doctor for around 20 years. She knows my health issues better than anyone.
100

06/29/2017
very good experience
100

06/25/2017
Dr.Villegas is an amazing doctor. she always listens and gives me advice when needed. she is attentive and knows my health very well.
100

06/15/2017
Dr. Villegas always listens carefully and explains everything clearly. I am totally happy with her care.
100

06/14/2017
This Office always provides wonderful care.
100

06/14/2017
Dr. Villegas is warm and caring and always answers questions relating to my care. She has even given me suggestions for improving my health to improve performance in my chosen activities. She was recommended to me by one of her other patients. Choosing her as my PCP has been one of the best health car choices I've made.
80

05/28/2017
Diagnoses are sometimes questionable.
100

05/25/2017
I recommended Dr. Villegas to my best friend and she feels the same way I do. I wouldn't trade Dr. Villegas for any other primary care doctor. She is just the best.
100

05/22/2017
I am an new patient, just moved here maui so I had no clue as to which doctor to pick. DR Lydia Villegas came highly recommended, as did the providence group. I'm very happy and had a great experience. DR Lydia took plenty of time gathering my medical history from me, until she could get my medical records. the staff was very friendly and professional as well.
100

05/11/2017
I always feel that Dr. Villegas REALLY cares about my health and wellbeing and is an essential partner in making that happen. She is knowledgeable, compassionate, nonjudgemental, patient and warm.
100

05/03/2017
I have never had a bad experience at your office.
100

04/26/2017
The reception/patient relations staff seemed stressed and slightly annoyed, but I did witness their kindness and attention for patients that obviously visit the clinic frequently.Dr. Villegas and her MA were amazing. I felt heard, and I felt that their concern and thought process were genuine. I am excited to to establish primary care with this clinic!
100

04/26/2017
I dealt with 2 receptionists. One was excellent. One was so rude and condescending I could hardly believe it. She did not want to help me change the time of a future appointment (I think because she did not want to be interrupted in what she was doing). I should have asked for her name because her name tag was flipped backward so I could not see her name. I was really surprised to encounter someone so rude because in all my years of visiting this clinic, this was the first time I have run into this situation and was quite taken aback. I did feel upset as I left the clinic because of her.
100

04/21/2017
She is a very caring PCP.
100

04/18/2017
I have been going to Dr. Villegas for 18 years. I consider her one of the best.
100

04/17/2017
[...] for Dr Villegas I am a new patient to here so she would not have my background knowledge . she now has access and is very good about checking up.
100

04/12/2017
Always happy with Providence!!
70

03/16/2017
I waited almost an hour past my appointment time and the provider did not apologize for that
100

03/15/2017
Very great care! Thank U
80

02/25/2017
Hugged me without asking permission 1st - Teach consent.
100

02/07/2017
I am very pleased with Dr. Villegas. I have recommended her to several people who have asked for a recommendation for a doctor
100

01/19/2017
Dr Villegas is very caring. She seems genuinely interested in you as a person and takes time to listen.
100

01/11/2017
Dr. Villegas is an excellent provider and always helps with anything I need. I also really like her assistant [...], very nice
100

01/09/2017
Some difficulty getting referral outside of Providence but this was not due to provider lack of trying
100

12/28/2016
She is an excellent listener and gives excellent and very satisfying answers to all my medical concerns.
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12/28/2016
Dr. Villegas was very thorough and considered multiple possibilities for my symptoms.
100

12/05/2016
I've got an excellent Doctor! Thank You!
100

11/23/2016
very good experience
100

11/21/2016
Excellent.
100

11/10/2016
Visiting Dr. Villegas is alway a good experience.
100

11/09/2016
She is the reason I kept my insurance with [...].
100

11/08/2016
I always look forward to seeing Dr Villegas (if it's even possible to actually enjoy going to the doctor!!). She's so pleasant and easy to talk to, listens to what I'm saying and really cares about my health.
100

11/08/2016
Dr. Villegas has been one of the most caring doctors I have ever gone to. I have referred my best friend to her and she feels the same way about her. I can't say enough nice things about her. I hope she stays with Providence forever.
100

10/31/2016
Lydia always is the best provider I could imagine. She has been my provider for 17 years and I trust her judgement implicitly.