Dr. Mark Valente, DO

Dr. Mark Valente, DO

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Mark Valente, DO is a spinal cord injury specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine and orthopedic surgery.

7712 San Jacinto Pl

Plano, TX 75024

Contact Information

(972) 707-0005

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Bluegrass Family Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Thoracic Spine Fracture
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Valente'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. Valente "Dr. Valente believes in the human body's ability to heal itself. He utilizes a variety of treatment modalities such as anti-inflammatory medications, analgesics, physical therapy, aquatic therapy, massage, ultrasound, injection therapy, acupuncture and chiropractic care when appropriate. Only when a patient has been unable to alleviate symptoms with non-surgical treatments is surgery considered as part of a comprehensive treatment plan."

2  Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Valente does not have any board certifications listed.

64  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Leg Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Botsford General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Botsford General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of California At San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Valente has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Valente has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Valente's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Valente to family and friends
130 total reviews (43 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (130)

  • 5
    (101)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (24)

Dr. Valente'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 (43)

If you Willing to wait 2 hours or more while he’s double booked patients, he’s your guy, if you are willing to get a full set of scoliosis When he has the X-ray and MRI of the affected area and then prescribes an antiflammatory, he’s your guy, if you want someone that’s all about the money, he’s...more
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Dr Mark Valente performed a thoracic spine fusion on me in May 2016. Based on the disc he used, I now know the surgery was unessessary. I had been injured at work, but he told me my problem was degenerative. His office staff told me it was easier to get surgeries approved through my private...more
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I wouldn’t recommend anyone visiting their offices because of an office policy of having certain insurance coverages. Although I have BCBS primary coverage, they unexpectedly dropped me because I had Medicare Part A as a secondary, which doesn’t apply anyways. I was mandated to pay cash or don’t...more
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Great in every respect.
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I had surgery with Dr Valente in December and overall am very pleased. So far I am feeling over 50% improved. Answered all questions and gave step by step instructions to maximize my recovery. As a former RN I give him an A regarding skill professionalism & communication.
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