Dr. Carlton Valvo, MD

Dr. Carlton Valvo, MD

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Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
82 y/o
(2)

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Dr. Carlton Valvo, MD is an urology specialist in Glendale, CA and has been practicing for 50 years. He specializes in urology.

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

1500 S Central Ave Ste 108

Glendale, CA 91204
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Learn about Dr. Valvo

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Valvo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Valvo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

35  Conditions Treated

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13  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

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Valvo to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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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