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 26 years. He specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.Read his story

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Dr. Vallance's Top Procedures and Conditions

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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

About Me

Care Philosophy

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...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

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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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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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