Dr. Steven Vale, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 53

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Hospital Quality

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Moses Taylor Hospital
700 Quincy Ave
Scranton, PA 18510
Regional Hospital of Scranton
746 Jefferson Ave
Scranton, PA 18510

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Acuity Laser Eye Vision Center
Northeast Pennsylvania Center
4 Meadow Ave # A
Scranton, PA 18505
Acuity Laser Eye Vision Center
Lehigh Valley Center
216 Nazareth Pike
Bethlehem, PA 18020
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    Dr. Vale's Experience

    Dr. Vale's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology
    • Allergy & Immunology
    • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
    • Anterior Segment Surgery
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Cornea & External Diseases
    • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
    • Glaucoma
    • Internal Medicine
    • Neuro-Ophthalmology
    • Ocular Immunology
    • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    • Ophthalmic Reconstructive Surgery
    • Ophthalmic Surgery
    • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
    • Pediatric Ophthalmology
    • Retinal Diseases

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Corneal Graft
    • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Procedure
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Refractive Surgery
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Astigmatism
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Trauma
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pterygium
    • Refractive Error
    • Retina Diseases
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Stye
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    Background Check for Dr. Vale

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Crozer-Chester Med Ctr
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Henry Ford Hospital
    Complete in 1994

    Fellowship Hospital

    Kresge Eye Inst-Wayne State U
    Complete in 1995

    Undergraduate Schools

    Franklin & Marshall College
    Graduated in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Vale & Staff

    • English
    • Portuguese
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Vale's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Vale has admitting privileges:

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    • Moses Taylor Hospital

    • Regional Hospital of Scranton

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Vale

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
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    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vale to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    15 responses

    Dr. Vale's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    14 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    15 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.8 out of 5

    15 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    14 responses

    Experience with Dr. Vale

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.1 out of 5

    15 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.1 out of 5

    15 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

    15 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Vale accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Acuity Laser Eye Vision Center
    Northeast Pennsylvania Center
    4 Meadow Ave # A
    Scranton, PA 18505
    (570) 504-1530 (Office)
    (570) 504-1533 (Fax)
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    Acuity Laser Eye Vision Center
    Lehigh Valley Center
    216 Nazareth Pike
    Bethlehem, PA 18020
    (610) 813-0342 (Office)
    (610) 813-0628 (Fax)
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    InterMountain Eye Associates, P.C.
    78 Salem Ave
    Carbondale, PA 18407
    (570) 282-2000 (Office)
    (570) 483-8210 (Fax)
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