Dr. Sebastian Juan Villarreal is a neurosurgeon fully trained to treat disorders of the brain, spine, and its coverings. He received his Doctorate of Medicine and completed his neurosurgical residency training both at the University of Texas at Houston Medical School. He is a San Antonio native who graduated from MacArthur High School and later attended the University of the Incarnate Word, where he met his wife, Daniela. They recently welcomed their first child, a baby boy.
Dr. Villarreal decided to return to San Antonio and join the team at Texas Neurosurgical Spine in 2018. Dr. Villarreal has always considered San Antonio his home and the community he can best serve.
Dr. Villarreal was drawn to practice medicine in the hopes of alleviating pain, decreasing suffering, and improving the lives of individuals in his community. After over 12 years of training in one of the largest medical centers in the world, the Texas Medical Center, Dr. Villarreal incorporates a comprehensive, evidence-based approach tailored to each individual patient and is dedicated to provide the patient with the best experience.
In his spare time, Dr. Villarreal enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, jogging, grilling, and giving back to his San Antonio community.
* Surgical treatment of brain and spine tumors
* Cervical decompression with/without fusion for herniated disc, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease
* Minimally invasive thoracic or lumbar discectomy for herniated disc
* Minimally invasive thoracic or lumbar decompression for spinal stenosis
* Minimally invasive cervical, thoracic, or lumbar fusion for instability, fracture or degenerative disc disease
* Kyphoplasty for osteoporotic or pathologic spinal fractures.
* Spinal cord stimulation for failed back surgery, chronic pain, RDS, or CRPS
* Intrathecal pump therapy for chronic pain or spasticity.
* VP shunts
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First Neurosurgeon I have experience with that actually went through each picture on MRI explaining my situation. My referral was put in Immediately! Dr. Sebastian Juan Villarreal was absolutely brilliant, I'd give him a 100 stars. Wonderful experience, Highest recommendation!Jenilyn Jenson
What an amazing doctor and staff. He treats you as if you are the only patient he has to attend to. He will spend whatever time with you to ensure you are comfortable with the procedure he will be doing. Thank you, Dr. Galvan, for being so kind and compassionate to me before and after my surgical procedure.Arlene Wms-Tillman
He is a very professional doctor He performed back fusion surgery and during the process, I felt in great professional hands I was informed of all the procedures etc...Dr.Galvan is one of the best neurosurgeons in the areaRosa Martha Jimenez
Dr. George Galvan was well prepared for the initial visit.Brenda Richardson
The morning of the surgery everyone at the Stone Oak Methodist Hospital was very professional and still concerned that I was comfortable. I could not expect to have expected better care by the hospital staff on the surgical floor. Praise the Lord!