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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Villani is a medical oncologist, hematologist and internist. She earned her medical degree from the SUNY at Stony Brook, completed residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY of Syracuse and post-doctoral training in Hematology and Oncology at New York University Medical Center. She received her Master’s in Health Policy from Columbia University.
  • Dr. Villani has served as the Fellowship Program Director at North Shore University Hospital, the Associate Director of the Queens Cancer Center and the Chief of Oncology at the Brooklyn Hospital. Currently she is the CEO of the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention.
  • Dr. Villani has an expertise in treating a wide array of adult cancers and benign and malignant diseases of the blood. She also can assist patients in lowering their risk of cancer and in obtaining appropriate screening.


  • Medical School - State University of New York, Stony Brook
  • State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • New York University Medical Center (Hematology and Oncology)
  • Columbia University, Master’s in Public Health (Health Policy)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Hematology (Internal Medicine)
  • Medical Oncology (Internal Medicine)

Awards and Publications

  • American Hospital Association Advisory Committee on Improving Hospital Care for Minorities
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Advisory Committee on Health Disparities
  • Volunteer at Overseas Medical Assistance Team

Professional Memberships

  • American Hospital Association
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish