Dr. Steven Vallance, MD

Dr. Steven Vallance, MD

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64 y/o
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Dr. Steven Vallance, MD is a general surgery specialist in Frankfort, KY and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.Read his story

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Dr. Vallance's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vallance performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Vallance performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vallance performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Vallance performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Esophageal Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vallance performs Esophageal Surgery more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Vallance performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Vallance's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Appendectomy
Appendicitis
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Surgery
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Colon Cancer
Colon Polyp
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopy
Laparotomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Melanoma
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid Surgery
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Segmentectomy, Open
Skin Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Surgery
Tracheal Surgery
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

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 Ar...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1987
University of Kentucky
Medical School
1977
University of Kentucky
Undergraduate School
1992
1987
1987
1977

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • FRMC Physician of the Year, 2004
  • US Army Meritorious Service Medal, 1996
  • US Army Meritorious Service Medal, 1994

Dr. Vallance's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vallance

4.9

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
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1 Star
0%
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Dr Vallence and his staff are caring and very curtious, he has performed multiple surgery’s on me and I trust this man with my life and I have.Frankfort Ky is lucky to have this knowledge at thier finger tips. I am allways great full for him and his staff .
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Very thorough exam, genuinely concerned about the situation, took the time to explain entire plan of care. Confident and direct, made me feel comfortable in an uncomfortable situation. I highly recommend Dr. Vallance.
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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,...Read More
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Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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