Dr.Villanueva grew up in the South Bay and spent her undergraduate years at University of California, Los Angeles. She is a true family neurologist who is dually trained in both Adult and Pediatric Neurology. Completing residency and Neuro-Ophthalmology research at Harbor UCLA, a Level 1 Trauma Hospital, her unique skill set permits her to treat patients of all ages from infants to elderly with a wide spectrum of diverse pathologies.

Serving on multiple medical missions to Latin America and organizing health fairs throughout the LA area, Dr. Villanueva has an appreciation for culturally competent care. She believes in treating the whole person and seeks to understand her patients, not merely their disease processes. She is known as a team player, creative, compassionate and hardworking.

In her free time, Dr. Villanueva enjoys running, basketball, wakeboarding, reading and playing with her children.

Medical School
  • Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, IL
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
  • Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA
  • English
  • Spanish


Providence Medical Institute - Neurology
4201 Torrance Boulevard
Suite 560
Torrance, CA 90503
(424) 212-5360
(424) 212-5343


  • Neurology


Insurances Accepted
  • Medicare
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Axminister Medical Group/IPA

Medical Groups

Affiliated Medical Groups
  • Providence Medical Associates