Dr. Steven Vallance, MD

Dr. Steven Vallance, MD

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63 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Steven Vallance, MD is a general surgery specialist in Frankfort, KY and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 90% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
high
more than 83% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Vallance'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. Vallance "I became a surgeon because for me, it is the most challenging and rewarding profession of all possible choices. My surgical training was with the US Army. I showed my surgical skills while serving as a general surgeon and trauma surgeon at Ireland Army Community Hospital (Fort Knox, KY) as well as with the United States Army in Somalia. I very much enjoy my profession and the positive impact it has on my patient's lives. It is my mission to provide my community with the best care I am capable of. My practice philosophy is to spend as much time with each patient as is necessary while asking questions, listening to their concerns and explaining to them the treatment they need to get better and back to their life. The well being of my patients is always the most important agenda of my day."
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4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

37  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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 Kentucky
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Eisenhower Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Eisenhower Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • FRMC Physician of the Year, 2004
  • US Army Meritorious Service Medal, 1996
  • US Army Meritorious Service Medal, 1994
Media & Publications

Dr. Vallance has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vallance's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vallance to family and friends
21 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Vallance'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 (15)

I would recommend Dr. Vallance to anyone. He is a thorough, professional and kind surgeon who truly cares about his patients. I have had two surgeries with him. Both surgeries went great.
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Dr. Vallance is very caring and compassionate to his patients. He is an excellent surgeon. I would highly recommend him to anyone. The level of care I have received has been wonderful!
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I have been witness to Dr. Vallance's excellent surgical skill in the past, and his above average ability to relate with others. I can say that in all these many years, he still delivers the same high quality care. He is very respectful and caring towards his patients, He is helpful,...more
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I could not be more pleased with Dr. Valliance and his staff. He worked diligently, fitting me into his schedule as quickly as possible. He is patient with my myriad of questions, with a wonderful & pleasant bedside manner. Thank you from my heart Dr. Vallance.
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Dr. Vallance and his nursing staff were wonderful to me. I'm saying Dr. Vallance saved my life.
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