Dr. Fernando Vale, MD

Dr. Fernando Vale, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Fernando Vale, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2 Tampa General Cir

Tampa, FL 33606

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Vale'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Ala Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Ala Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vale's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vale to family and friends
32 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Vale's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a temporal lobe craniotomy resection on March 8 2018 by Dr Vale for seizures. I was so scared of having surgery but he reassured me of the outcome of it all and always took time to explain everything and answer all my questions as well as my family's. Since my surgery I have had no...more
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I would like to thank Dr. Vale on the successful surgery he gave me with controlling my seizures. A very compassionate person who puts care and concern to his patients (that means the most to a patient when you can have this kind of trust). I would gladly recommend him to ones who want to make this...more
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Very compassionate wonderful bed side manner. 2006 24 yrs old i was told i was inoperative with 4 days to live by dif hospital. I went to Tampa ER Dr. Vale talked with me mult times about what would/could happen to me.i fully trusted him. Now 10yrs later 3 sons and about to marry my bestfriend...more
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Dr. Vale, He's extraordinary doctor, understanding, caring and compassionated. He gives his personal time to answer my questions. As a patient, I felt the privilege to be his patient.
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