Mauricio F. Villamar, MD

Mauricio F. Villamar, MD

Neurology in Boston, MA

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Speaks English and Spanish


 (617) 525-7846

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About Dr. Villamar


Dr. Mauricio F. Villamar is a neurologist in Boston, MA and is affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador and has been in practice 7 years. He also speaks Spanish. He specializes in epilepsy and neurophysiology and is experienced in general neurology, neurophysiology, non-invasive brain stimulation, and epilepsy.

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2018 - 2020

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Residency, Neurology, 2014 - 2018

Harvard Medical School
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Non-invasive Brain Stimulation, 2011 - 2013

Harvard Medical School
Certificate, Principles and Practice of Clinical Research, Clinical Research Scholar Award, 2011 - 2011

Pontifical Catholic Univ Ecuador
Class of 2009

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Medical Licenses

MA State Medical License
2018 - Present

KY State Medical License
2015 - Present

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Work Experience

Clinical Fellow
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology
2018 - Present

Research Fellow in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
2011 - 2013

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Hospital Affiliations

Ministry of Public Health of Ecuador
Former Affiliation

University of Kentucky
Former Affiliation
Lexington, KY

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Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha
Alpha Omega Alpha, 2018

Safety and Quality Award
American Academy of Neurology, 2018

Clinical Teaching Award
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2017

Alpha Omega Alpha Postgraduate Award
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2016

Resident of the Month
Graduate Medical Education, University of Kentucky, 2016

Resident of the Month
Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky, 2015

Clinical Research Scholar Award
Harvard Medical School, 2011

Member of the "Latin American Initiative"
Harvard Medical School, 2010

Valedictorian
Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador, 2009

First Place in Academic Achievements
Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Ecuador, 2005-2008

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Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology - AAN
Member

American Epilepsy Society - AES
Member

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Publications



PubMed

Status epilepticus alert reduces time to administration of second-line antiseizure medications.
Neurology. Clinical practice
Villamar MF, Cook AM, Ke C, Xu Y, Clay JL, Dolbec KS, Ward-Mitchell R, Goldstein LB, Bensalem-Owen M

Pediatric cardioembolic stroke in midaortic syndrome.
Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria
Albuja AC, Villamar MF, Stewart AM, Lightner DD

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Journal Article

Development of an inpatient alert system to improve time to administration of second-line antiepileptic drugs for patients in status epilepticus
Ann Neurol. 2017; 82 (suppl 21) S64
Villamar MF, Cook AM, Ward-Mitchell R, Bensalem-Owen M
10/2017

Predictive Value of Autonomic Variables for Seizures in Refractory Epilepsy
J Clin Neurophys
Villamar MF, Al-Bakri A, Haddix C, Albuja AC, Esser KA, Sunderam S, Bensalem-Owen M
5/2017

Technique and Considerations in the Use of 4x1 Ring High-Definition Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (HD-tDCS)
J Vis Exp
Villamar MF, Volz MS, Bikson M, Datta A, DaSilva AF, Fregni F
1/1/2013

Abstract

Predictive value of peri-ictal autonomic variables during intracranial video-EEG monitoring for drug-resistant epilepsy
2017 Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society
Al-Bakri A, Villamar MF, Haddix C, Albuja AC, Esser KA, Bensalem-Owen M, Sunderam S
12/2017
Washington, DC

Improvement in time to administration of second-line antiepileptic medications after implementation of an inpatient status epilepticus alert protocol
2017 Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society
Villamar MF, Cook AM, Ward-Mitchell R, Bensalem-Owen M
12/2017
Washington, DC

Bilateral meralgia paresthetica as a complication of robotic pelvic surgery
University of Kentucky Department of Neurology 7th Annual Trainee Research Day
Qayoumi W, Villamar MF
12/2017
Lexington, KY

Book Chapter

Acquired Brain Injury - Clinical Essentials for Neurotrauma and Rehabilitation Professionals
Villamar MF, Smith JH

Other

Metabolic Syndrome Among HIV-Infected Outpatients From a Hospital In Quito, Ecuador: a Cross-Sectional Study.(M.D. dissertation)
Villamar MF, Albuja AC, Cevallos-Salas NI
1/1/2009

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Press Mentions



Sociedad De Honor De Medicina Otorga Premio a Médico Ecuatoriano
www.redaccionmedica.ec · August 24, 2016
El especialista realiza una investigación en beneficio de los pacientes con epilepsia Mauricio Villamar, residente de Neurología en la Universidad de Kentucky. Jonathan Veletanga. Quito Mauricio Villamar...

National and Chapter News
alphaomegaalpha.org · August 16, 2016
...to use a communication tool for high-stakes surgical decisions Margaret Schwarze, MD, FACS, mentor Mauricio Villamar, MD University of Kentucky College of Medicine Project category: Research Correlation of circadian...

Solidaridad Ecuatoriana También Llega Desde El Exterior
www.revistavive.com · April 24, 2016
...audar importantes donaciones económicas para los damnificados que dejó el desastre. Uno de ellos es Mauricio Villamar (31), médico quiteño que está especializándose en Kentucky (EEUU). A través del sitio web www.gofun...