Treatment & Services
- Abdominal Perineal Resection
- Anorecal Physiology And Ultrasonography
- Anorectal Fistula Treatment
- Anorectal Surgery
- Cancer Center
- Consultation for Complicated Colon and Rectal Disease
- Ileoanal Pouch
- 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
- Postpartum Hemorrhage Surgery
- Push Enteroscopy
- Rectal Cancer Surgery
- Rectal Ultrasound
- Re-Do Rectal Surgery
- Reoperative Abdominal Surgery
- Reoperative Pelvic Surgery
- Resection of Colon and Rectal Diseases
- Rubber Band Ligation Of Hemorrhoids
- Sphincter Sparing Surgery
- 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)
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Pain
- Anal Abscesses
- Anal Cancer
- Anal Fissures
- Anal Fistula
- Bowel Incontinence
- Collagenous Colitis
- Colon Polyps
- Colorectal Cancer
- Crohn's Disease
- Enterocutaneious Fistula
- Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
- Female Incontinence
- Functional Disorders
- Genital Warts
- Hereditary Non Polyposis Colorectal Cancer
- Hirschsprung's Disease
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Juvenile Polyposis
- Large Intestine Cancer
- Necrotizing Fasciitis
- Pelvic Disorders
- Perianal Ulcer
- Peutz- Jeghers Syndrome
- Pilonidal Cyst
- Proctitis - Care & Treatment
- Rectal Abscess
- Rectal Prolapse
- Rectal Vaginal Fistula
- Small Intestine Cancer
- Ulcerative Colitis
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Grant Medical Center
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Columbus, OH USA
Residency - Akron City Hospital
Akron, OH USA
Medical School - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Athens, OH USA
Undergraduate - Gannon University
Erie, PA USA
- Fellow, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
- Colon and Rectal Surgery
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
- 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
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134 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
10 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 16, 2018
Thoughful, clear, extremely knowledgeable, and honest dialogue regarding treatment options and outcomes. Kind, respectful, courteous bedside manner. All that a patient could ask for in a surgeon in his field. I admire his professionalism and down-to-Earth rapport. Spoke in lay terms without any sense of big ego. I felt the conversation about my health status, treatment options, and outcomes was clear, concise. Dr. Valente treated me with respect and kindness.
Reviewed on Jan 14, 2018
Even though I had extreme pain that was difficult to manage at first, EVERYONE made me feel that my concerns were valid and treated me w/patience, never making me feel that I was a burden. Thank you.
Reviewed on Dec 11, 2017
*Dr. Valente was very relatable & easy to understand during explanation. He put me at ease.
Reviewed on Nov 27, 2017
I am very pleased with this provider and comfortable in the care I have always received.
Reviewed on Oct 16, 2017
so lucky to have such a kind,compassionate , talented, informative, brilliant surgeon. Dr Valente was so calming in this trying situation.
Reviewed on Jul 21, 2017
Dr.Valente was very informative and took his time to understand the problem and provide a plan of action.
Reviewed on Jul 1, 2017
Dr. Valente is an asset to your facility. He has a great bedside manner and a calming demeanor.
Reviewed on Jun 2, 2017
Dr. Valente didn't even come & see me in the hospital, then I was discharged way before I should have been. Didn't let my family know how surgery went.
Reviewed on May 12, 2017
Dr. Valente is terrific. PA was also very knowledgeable.
Reviewed on May 2, 2017
Dr. Valenta was very nice and respectful, great bedside manner.
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