Dr. Carlton Valvo, MD

Dr. Carlton Valvo, MD

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Urology  |  
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81 y/o
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Dr. Carlton Valvo, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Glendale, CA. He is 81 years old and has been practicing for 55 years.

CARLTON F VALVO, M. D. FACS, M. D.

1500 S Central Ave Ste 108

Glendale, CA 91204
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Uroflowmetry
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Valvo "As a solo Urologist practicing in the community for over forty years, I have a great deal of experience in dealing with all phases of Urological disorders. To accomplish the best care possible it is incumbent that communication between the patient and doctor is always available. An unhurried environment will best allow the correct decision to be made."

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Incontinence
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Diseases
  • Prostatitis
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Loyola Marymount University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1958
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • University of Iowa
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Uc Irvine/Va Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • UCLA Mc-La Harbor Genl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1965

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Valvo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Valvo does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Valvo and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Valvo is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Valvo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Valvo to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Valvo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Valvo accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Valvo has admitting privileges

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
501 S Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA 91505
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Huntington Memorial Hospital
100 W California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
1420 S Central Ave
Glendale, CA 91204
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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
1812 Verdugo Blvd
Glendale, CA 91208
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