Dr. Carlton F. Valvo, MD

Dr. Carlton F. Valvo, MD

Urology | Male | 80 years old

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.Read more

CARLTON F VALVO, M. D. FACS, M. D.
1500 S Central Ave Ste 108
Glendale, CA 91204 Get Directions
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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.Read more

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Dr. Valvo's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Valvo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Urology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Urology

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

Education

  • Medical School
    Saint Louis University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1962

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Iowa

    Completed in 1963

  • Residency Hospital
    UC Irvine/VA Hosp

    Completed in 1968

    UCLA Mc-La Harbor Genl

    Completed in 1965

  • Undergraduate School
    Loyola Marymount University

    Graduated in 1958

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Urology

Procedures Performed

  • 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