Department Breast Services
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.3024
Desk:
216.444.3022
Fax:
216.445.4048

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Surgery Program
  • Breast Conservation Surgery
  • Cancer Center
  • High Risk Breast Cancer
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy
  • Nipple & Skin Sparing Mastectomy
  • Oncoplastic Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Second Opinion Breast Cancer
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Procedures
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Surgery for Diseases Of The Breast
  • Surgical Oncology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Infections
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
  • Gynecomastia
  • Intraductal Papilloma
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Pediatric Breast Anomalies
  • Recurrent Breast Cancer
View all 14 Specialties +
Insurance

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Biography

About Stephanie Valente, DO

Dr. Stephanie A. Valente is the Director of the Breast Surgery Fellowship Program at the Cleveland Clinic and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine and Case Western Reserve University.  She joined the Clinic in 2011 after completing her Surgical Breast Oncology fellowship at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Dr. Valente has a strong interest in advanced surgical techniques including minimally invasive breast surgery, hidden scars, oncoplastic surgery and nipple sparing mastectomy. She also is active in research for development of innovative surgical procedures to prevent lymphedema. She has a passion for treating young women with breast cancer as well as those with genetic andhigh-risk disease.

She is a leader in Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) serving as 1st author of the TARGIT-R trial, as well as Chairof the Research committee for the TARGIT Collaborative Group for IORT.

Dr. Valente is a speaker both nationally and internationally and has written numerous peer-review journal articles and book chapters in the field of breast cancer and disease.

She currently serves as President of the Cleveland Surgical Society for 2017-2018 and is an active member of both the American Society of Breast Surgeons and Society of Surgical Oncology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2011

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Southern California Medical Center
Breast Surgery
Los Angeles, CA USA
2011

Residency - Akron City Hospital
General Surgery
Akron, OH USA
2010

Medical School - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA
2005

Undergraduate - Miami University
Oxford, OH USA
2001

Professional Highlights

Certifications

  • Surgery

Specialty Interests

breast cancer, breast disease, oncoplastic breast surgery, nipple sparing mastectomy, intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT), minimally invasive breast surgery, lymphedema prevention

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Cleveland Surgical Society
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

37 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 5
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2017

Dr. Valente explained everything I needed to know, anticipated and replied fully to my concerns

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2016

dr Valente is spectacular. she is such a kind loving surgeon! would recommend her to anyone!

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2016

Answered all questions and explained what to expect in the future

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2016

the staff at every clinic I've been to has always been kind and understanding of my needs

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2016

Dr. Valente is amazing!

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2016

Dr. Valente assisted me in making the decisions that saved my life!

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