Dr. John Valentine, MD

Dr. John Valentine, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o
(15)

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Dr. John Valentine, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Skyline Surgery Associates

3443 Dickerson Pike Ste 270

Nashville, TN 37207
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
high
more than 90% of peers
Lipomas
high
more than 84% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
normal
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Valentine'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

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

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45  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Tennessee - Chattanooga
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College of Georgia
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Valentine has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Valentine's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Valentine to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Valentine'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Valentine removed a large fatty tumor from my arm. It never hurt a bit, and I wore a drain tube for a week. He was very nice Everytime I saw him. His office staff was great. If I ever need any thing done again I will see no one else!! And the surgery site looks amazing!
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I have seen Dr. Valentine for EGD's and to remove suspicious lesions off my back/side. I absolutely love this man, he is the best surgeon around and the staff is awesome
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