Dr. Betty Villafuerte MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Betty Villafuerte is an endocrinologist in Louisville, Kentucky. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jewish Hospital and Norton Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of the Philippines College of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. She is one of 14 doctors at Jewish Hospital and one of 9 at Norton Hospital who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1989

Emory University
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1989 - 1990

University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AL State Medical License
Active through 2012

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Developmental changes in pituitary adenylate cyclase activating polypeptide expression during the perinatal period: possible role in fetal gonadotroph regulation.
Moore, J. P., Villafuerte, B. C., Unick, C. A., Winters, S. J.

Transgenic expression of insulin-response element binding protein-1 in beta-cells reproduces type 2 diabetes.
Villafuerte, B. C., Barati, M. T., Song, Y., Moore, J. P., Epstein, P. N., Portillo, J.

Hot flashes and fatigue relieved by metformin.
Maudar, V., Winters, S. J., Villafuerte, B. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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