Dr. Jose Valerio, MD

NeurosurgeryMale

Dr. Valerio
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Miami Neuroscience Center

6129 SW 70th St 2nd Floor South Miami, FL 33143

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(786) 871-6854

Dr. Jose Valerio, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in South Miami, FL. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Aventura Hospital & Medical Center and Larkin Community Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Valerio to book an appointment.

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Affiliated with Aventura Hospital & Medical Center Aventura, a highly rated hospital.

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Dr. Valerio's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Valerio treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Valerio treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Dr. Valerio treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Valerio treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Valerio treats Low Back Pain more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Valerio treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Valerio's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Cranial Neuralgia
  • Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Mesial, Temporal Lobe
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Temporal Lobe, 4
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for AVM
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Intercostal Neuralgia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Leksell Gamma Knife® 4C Radiosurgery
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Meningiomas
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurostimulator Implantation
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Novalis® Radiosurgery
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiosurgery - CyberKnife® and Gamma Knife
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Fracture

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Dr. Valerio's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Valerio

3.7

Based on 41 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
4.878048780487805%
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3 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
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2 Stars
4.878048780487805%
(2)
1 Star
26.829268292682926%
(11)
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I am a physician and needed emergency back surgery and I chose Dr Valerio because of known previous results from patients that I had referred to him. Sure enough my opinion of him was correct! He resolved my problem after he operated and I can't be more appreciative, I will not hesitate to continue to recommend him, he is experienced, honest, and technically an excellent surgeon.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 25, 2021
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Very professional doctor with excellent staff
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Norma Zepeda – Jun 28, 2020
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I had complex spinal surgery with Dr Valerio several weeks ago and am thrilled with the results. I am free of the terrible pain. I highly recommend this excellent surgeon .
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lourdes Pila Collazo – Feb 08, 2020
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His hands flirt with divinity My name is Hugo Mendoza. I have been a general surgeon for over 30 years and recently I have been operated on a Glioblastoma by Dr. Jose Valerio. As a surgeon I have no words to thank what this great scientist is doing for me. Neurologically intact despite an operation of 4 hours and a half with tumor resection. All my senses work perfectly. absolute precision abilities that only those who have been touched with the gift that touches perfection are able to have. It has a magnificent team of collaborators and mastery of the best and latest advanced neuroscience techniques. I advise you 100% as a professional that will assure you the best you can receive as a patient. His hands flirt with divinity. I admire him so much that my words are short to qualify this Mr. Neurosurgeon. Hugo Mendoza
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Dr Hugo Mendoza – Oct 07, 2019
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Dr Valerio was a pleasure to meet however the complete opposite is to say about his nurse practitioner. She has NO manners, does not know how to deal with patients, lies by calling herself a "doctor" , and she rudely told me in front of everyone to not even think of being seeing there again until I lose 100 pounds and if I can't do it by diet to go get a gastric bypass. Has jo compassion nor respect for patients. Took 5 weeks to get appt.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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NAPLES, FL – Nov 10, 2018
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I gave Dr Valerio 1 Star. but to be fair I have never met Dr. Valerio. I began with a nurse practitioner asking questions and as I did not trust her knowledge I said "I would rather wait for the doc. to tell him in person about my health issues". I was shocked when the N.P replied: "You won't see doc. today, you have to schedule another appt." I replied: On the phone, when scheduling nobody told me that, otherwise I would never come. I will complain to my insurance. Waste of time and money!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
1 person found this helpful
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Dorisrf in Miami – Nov 03, 2018
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I wanted to share my experience; I have been in pain for several weeks, I went to The Miami Neuroscience, schedule an appointment with Dr Valerio, who is part of a group. On appointment date, I never see the doctor, all check and study orders [such as MRI, X-Ray, etc] was done by the nurse. I mentioned them that I was in pain but they seems do not care about it. They do the MRI so they told me that they will submit the request to my insurance for an authorization. After 2 weeks waiting, I decide
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Elio G in Doral, FL – Oct 17, 2018
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Very good he is the best
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Michell Santander in miami, FL – Aug 12, 2018
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After having gone thru 3 spine surgeries earlier, and the last two not offering any relief, I decided to see Dr. Valerio for a second opinion. Really was glad that I did, he diagnosed me correctly with Sacro-Iliac joint disease which mimics lower back pain, but with hip pain. Looking forward to my surgery, to change my quality of life. He is a professional, competent and caring doctor. Nice locale near Sunset dr., offers free parking in front.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
1 person found this helpful
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Vi L. in Miami, FL – Aug 02, 2018
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Excellent !!!!!! Dr Valerio was always present and in time to guarantee together with Dr Labrada, Dr kaushal and the rest of the team, a successful recovery of my husbands
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Juan Grana in Miami, FL – Jun 12, 2018
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Es un excelente doctor!!!. Soy su paciente desde el 2015, y los diagnosticos y tratamientos que me ha realizado han mejorado un 100% mi calidad de vida. Te habla con claridad y te explica todas las dudas que tengas. Es la mejor recomendacion que me pudo hacer mi doctor primario. Todo el staff ha sido muy amable y me han ayudado a resolver cualquier inconveniente que he tenido.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Ilonka Lakatos in Doral – Jan 26, 2018
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Staff and doctor is unorganized. Staff don't review patient's history before knowing the type of test to schedule. Doctor only wants to insert devices in your body, never suggest gamma knife to shrink tumor. I've had 1 gamma knife treatment 2 years ago. Never rescheduled me to keep an eye on my brain. Everytime I call, he never calls back. Worst experience ever. He doesn't educate you on your condition or shows interest in helping
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Miami, FL – Oct 17, 2017
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Good luck, office is completely disorganized and schedule appointments then forget. Maybe s good doctor but the frustration is not worth it.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
5 people found this helpful
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John in Miami, Fl – Jun 28, 2016
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The best doctor!! Excellent humann been.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Lepriede in Miami, fl – Jan 27, 2016
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Excellent doctor, treats each patient in detail with excellent diagnostic skills. Excellent surgical ability. The only draw back is the wait time during the visits. As he spends time with the patient and it tends fall behind. As much as the long wait time, his care is excellent.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
5 people found this helpful
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C. Cheng in Margate, Fl – Nov 26, 2015
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Care Philosophy

My understanding of the relationship between a physician and patient is that we work together to accomplish a desired goal. My principle roll is to provide...Read more

Biography

My name is Dr. Jose Valerio, my specialty is Neurosurgery and Neurosurgery oncology with the Miami Neuroscience Center. I graduated medical school from...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

Universidad Nacional Autonoma
Residency Hospital
2010
Cleveland Clinic Ohio
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Case Western Reserve University School of Med
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Universidad De Costa Rica San Jose Costa Rica
Internship Hospital
1988
La Salle College
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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Does Dr. Jose Valerio, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Jose Valerio, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Valerio frequently treats Osteoarthritis of Spine, Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), and Low Back Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Valerio treats.

Where is Dr. Jose Valerio, MD's office located?

Dr. Valerio's office is located at 6129 SW 70th St 2nd Floor, South Miami, FL 33143. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Miami Neuroscience Center

Miami Neuroscience Center6129 SW 70th St 2nd Floor South Miami, FL 33143
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Aventura Hospital & Medical Center

Aventura, FL

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Larkin Community Hospital

South Miami, FL

42% Patient Experience Rating, 27% lower than the national average

Larkin Community Hospital Palm Springs

Hialeah, FL

47% Patient Experience Rating, 22% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

North Shore Medical Center

Miami, FL

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Palmetto General Hospital

Hialeah, FL

62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)