Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Fellow of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Expertise:
Advanced Gynecological and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Tufts University BA in Economics and Pre-Med,
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Residency Program: New York Medical College
Clinical Rotations Westchester Medical Center and Metropolitan Hospital Center

José Vicéns Villafaña


Accepting New Patients

Dr. José Vicéns Villafaña is the Associate Medical Director of Advanced Gynecological and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Westchester Medical Center and an Assistant Professor at New York Medical College.
He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York Medical College where he served as Executive-Chief Resident while conducting his clinical rotations at Westchester Medical Center and Metropolitan Hospital Center Program. After graduating from residency his main focus has been gynecological surgery. With a passion to the specialty of women’s health and an unwavering commitment to changing the lives of his patients for the better, Dr. Vicéns Villafaña has distinguished himself as a leader and expert in his field.

He has served as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist in the women’s health department at Open Door Family Medical Center in Portchester, New York and as an Instructor of Family Medicine for the Phelps/NYMC Family Medicine Residency Program at Phelps Memorial hospital in Sleepy Hollow, NY.
His passion for teaching has won him recognition and multiple teaching awards at various levels of his career.

Currently, he specializes in gynecologic procedures for women including advanced hysteroscopic, laparoscopic, vaginal and open procedures, including hysterectomy. Daily, he provides consultative services for patients with: abnormal uterine bleeding, fibroids, ovarian cysts, cervical dysplasia, desire for sterilization and other benign gynecological disorders.

Dr. Vicéns Villafaña has been presented with many awards; in 2019 he received the Top Doctors award for Top Obstetrician/Gynecologist in Hawthorne, NY; in 2014 he received the Leading Physicians of the World: Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist in Portchester NY award. In 2012, as a resident of New York Medical College he received the Resident of the Year award. In 2011, he received the Resident Humanism award and the Resident in Training Minimally Invasive Surgery award. On three occasions during his training he was awarded the Resident Medical Student Teaching award.

Languages: Fluent in English and Spanish; Proficient in French
Sees Patients In: Irvine and Laguna Hills

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