Jeff Villena, OD
Comprehensive Medical Optometrist
Continuing the Chicago to Las Vegas training pipeline, Dr. Villena joins Meadows Eye after having completed his Ocular Disease Residency program at the VA Southern Nevada Health Care System. During this residency program, Dr. Villena had the opportunity to examine and treat Veterans with a wide range of eye conditions, and has developed expertise in all aspects of ocular disease.
Dr. Villena grew up in South Florida. He graduated Cum Laude from Florida International University in Miami with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. During his time in college, Dr. Villena worked as an Optometric Technician, where he
developed a passion for patient care and eye health. He went on to earn his Doctor of Optometry degree (O.D.) from the prestigious Illinois College of Optometry. As a fourth year intern at OMNI Eye Services of Atlanta and the VA Southern Nevada Health Care System, Dr. Villena developed an interest in treating medical diseases of the eye which led him to pursue residency. He also has experience in recognizing binocular vision disorders with an interest in evaluating visual dysfunction in post-traumatic brain injury populations.
Dr. Villena enjoys getting to know his patients, and provides cutting edge medical care with compassion and empathy. He values providing mentorship and teaching those willing to learn. When he is not working, he enjoys supporting the Miami Heat, learning film photography, drinking Cuban coffee, and improving his overall fitness and health. Dr. Villena speaks conversational Tagalog and enjoys connecting with the Filipino community, as well as, all members of the greater Las Vegas area.