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Department Colorectal Surgery
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:
216.444.7000
Desk:
216.445.6297
Fax:
216.445.8627
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Anorecal Physiology And Ultrasonography
  • Anorectal Fistula Treatment
  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Cancer Center
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Consultation for Complicated Colon and Rectal Disease
  • Heated Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileoanal Pouch
  • Ileoscopy
  • Inherited Colon Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Intestinal Stomas
  • J Pouch
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic J-pouch Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Pediatric Total Abdominal Colectomy
  • Pelvic Pouch Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Polypectomy
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage Surgery
  • Pouchendoscopy
  • Pouchoscopy
  • Proctectomy
  • Push Enteroscopy
  • Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Rectal Ultrasound
  • Rectoplexy
  • Re-Do Rectal Surgery
  • Reoperative Abdominal Surgery
  • Reoperative Pelvic Surgery
  • Resection of Colon and Rectal Diseases
  • Rubber Band Ligation Of Hemorrhoids
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Strictureplasty
  • Surgery For Crohn's Disease
  • Surgery for Fecal Incontinence
  • Surgery for Pilonidal Cyst
  • Surgery for Rectal Prolapse
  • Surgery for Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
View all 45 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Abscesses
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anemia
  • Appendicitis
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Cancer
  • Coccydynia
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis
  • Endometriosis
  • Enterocutaneious Fistula
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Female Incontinence
  • Fissure
  • Functional Disorders
  • Genital Warts
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hereditary Non Polyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Hernias
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Juvenile Polyposis
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Pelvic Disorders
  • Perianal Ulcer
  • Peritoneal Carcinomatosis
  • Peritoneal Mesothelioma
  • Peutz- Jeghers Syndrome
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Proctitis - Care & Treatment
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal Vaginal Fistula
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
View all 48 Specialties +
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Biography

About Michael A. Valente, DO

Michael A. Valente, DO, FACS, FASCRS is a staff surgeon in The Department of Colorectal Surgery and The Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and completed his medical degree at The Ohio University. Dr. Valente completed his internship and general surgery residency at Summa Health System, Akron City Hospital, which was followed by advanced fellowship training at Grant Medical Center/The Ohio State University in Colon and Rectal Surgery in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Valente is currently assistant professor of surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and The Ohio University Heritage College of Ostepathic Medicine. Dr Valente is also the program director of the prestigious colon and rectal residency program at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Valente has a strong interest in surgical education and teaching both medical students and residents/fellows and was recently awarded the distinguished teacher of the year for colorectal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Valente is board certified by both The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and The American Board of Surgery. He is an active member and holds various leadership positions in multiple surgical organizations throughout the country.  Dr Valente is the past President of both The Ohio Valley Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and The Cleveland Surgical Society.

Dr. Valente's specialty and research interests include cancer of the appendix, peritoneum, colon, rectum and anus, cytoreductive surgery/HIPEC, complex re-operative surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, advanced endoscopic techniques, laparoscopic and minimally invasive colorectal surgery, and surgical education. Dr. Valente has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has presented his research interests both nationally and internationally.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2011

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Grant Medical Center
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Columbus, OH USA
2011

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

Medical Education - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
D.O.
Athens, OH USA
2005

Undergraduate - Gannon University
Biology
Erie, PA USA
2001

Professional Highlights

  • Fellow, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Certifications

  • Surgery - General Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Specialty Interests

Cancer and Polyps of the Colon, Rectum and Anus, Laparoscopic and Minimally Colon and Rectal Surgery, Complex Anorectal Diseases, Colonoscopy, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Sphincter-Saving Operations, Diverticular Disease, Intestinal Stomas, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Teacher of the Year, Colorectal Surgery, 2014-2015
  • Doctor of Distinction - Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Cleveland Surgical Society
  • Ohio Valley Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 12/11/2019, Dr. Valente has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

123 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

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
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

*Dr. Valente and *Dr. Campbell are my heroes. Best surgeons!!

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Dr. Valente was excellent in every way.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Valente and the nurses who contacted me were both excellent in regards to scheduling and listening to my concerns. always an absolute pleasure!

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Valente is extremely personable and demonstrates great patient care, as always!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

The Clinic contacted me at the request of my dr. I received an appointment very quickly. Everyone was extremely nice and helpful.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

I was impressed how well meeting went. Wasn't sure about a zoom meeting for a doctor appointment but it worked out greatand I didn't have to drive2 hours

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

This was the first time I met with Dr. Valente and I felt comfortable asking him questions. He was honest and very kind.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

*Dr. Michael Valente is a very well-mannered dr. who came so much about his patients.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

i enjoy talking to doctor Valente he let me know how my exrays look and they are good i feel i can trust him i believe in him I would like to thank Doctor Valente for accepting me in a short notice with out a hesitant that's why i always come back to Cleveland clinic because i know i will be taking care of i really do appreciate everything y'all do for me THANK Y'ALL GOD BLESS

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Dr Valente is amazing! He makes me feel very comfortable and I am so glad he is spearheading my health needs!

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

dr rearranged surgery schedule to get me in

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Felt Dr Valente was thorough in his explanation of procedure I will receive

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Mom felt Dr Valente took a good amount of time with her and she really felt he cared about her

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

the doctors and nurses were so nice!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

I was very impressed with the amount of time Dr Valente took to discuss my particular problem and all possible options. I feel very confident that he will come up with a suitable plan after all testing is completed.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

Dr very compassionate , very detailed

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr Valentine's is the best!

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

Dr. Valente is simply the best. Best as a surgeon. Best as a care provider. Best as a caring person. It is not only likely that we would recommend him to others, but we have already done so by name to a great many (350+) of our friends via e-blast updates to family/friends nationwide.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

As earlier noted regarding Dr. Valente, I did, do and will sing the praises of this staff. It's most impressive.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

I lucked out when I was able to see Dr. Valente. he is a very good physician.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Dr. Valente is always willing to listen and discuss any concerns with me. He is very down to earth an is even able to add a sense of humor to the examination which always helps put me at ease.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

spent more time with the two interns, so visit with actual doctor was fast paced and direct. But overall good visit.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

could not see Dr for months so I saw nurse practitioner then was able to see Dr in days

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