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Mark T. Villa, MD, FACS

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler St.
Department of Plastic Surgery
Unit Number: 1488
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT19.5040
Phone: 713-794-1247
Fax: 713-794-5492

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2001 University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, MD, Doctor of Medicine
1997 Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, BA, Biochemistry and Music

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 8/2008-8/2014
Clinical Specialist, Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 8/2007-7/2008

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Faculty Liaison for Physician Assistants, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2011-present

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Credentials Committee of the Medical Staff (CCMS), 2013-present
Reviewer, Grants & Protocols, Office of Protocol Research, 5/2009-present
Member, Faculty Senate, 6/2008-2011

Honors and Awards

2008-present Selected as one of "America's Top Plastic Surgeons", Consumer's Research Council
2007 Senior Residents Competition, Fourth Place, Chicago Society of Plastic Surgeons
2006 Outstanding Resident Clinical Presentation, Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons
2001 Merck Manual Award
2000 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
1997 The American Institute of Chemists Best Senior Biochemist Award

Professional Memberships

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Member, 1/2010-present
American College of Surgeons
Associate Fellow, 3/2011-present
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member, 2011-present
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
Member, 2010-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Tong WM, Baumann DP, Villa MT, Mittendorf EA, Liu J, Robb GL, Kronowitz SJ, Garvey PB. Obese Women Experience Fewer Complications after Oncoplastic Breast Repair following Partial Mastectomy Than after Immediate Total Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg 137(3):777-91, 3/2016. PMID: 26910658.
2. Gangopadhyay N, Villa MT, Chang EI, Selber JC, Liu J, Garvey PB. Combining Preoperative CTA Mapping of the Peroneal Artery and Its Perforators with Virtual Planning for Free Fibula Flap Reconstruction of Mandibulectomy Defects. Plast Reconstr Surg 136(4 Suppl):8-9, 10/2015. PMID: 26397491.
3. Crosby MA, Chike-Obi CJ, Baumann DP, Sacks JM, Villa MT, Garvey PB, Selber JC, Feig BW. Reconstructive outcomes in patients with sarcoma of the breast. Plast Reconstr Surg 126(6):1805-14, 12/2010. PMID: 20697311.

Invited Articles

1. Villa MT. Commentary: Canadian breast implant cohort: Extended follow-up of cancer incidence [Int J Cancer 131:E1148 - E1157, 2012]. Breast Diseases: A Yearbook Quarterly 24(2):192-193, 2013.

Book Chapters

1. Sacks JM, Hanasono MM, Baumann DP, Villa MT, Crosby MA, Robb GL. Reconstructive Surgery in Cancer Patients, Chapter 24. In: The MD Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook, 5th. Ed(s) Feig BW, Ching CD. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 635-649, 2013.
2. Eldor L, Villa MT, Chevray PM. Breast Reconstruction in the Obese Patient. In: Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease, 3rd. People’s Medical Publishing House: USA, 711-720, 2012.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: 2015 Flap Dissection Course
Funding Source: Synthes
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 9/1/2015 - 9/30/2015

Last updated: 3/2/2016