Dr. Thomas Valente, MD

Pain Medicine Anesthesiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(21)
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Dr. Thomas Valente, MD
Practices the mutlidisciplinary model of pain management with emphasis on functional restoration.

55 S 6th St

Cottonwood, AZ 86326

Contact Information

(928) 634-5118

Dr. Thomas Valente, MD

Dr. Thomas Valente, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Valente's Experience

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Dr. Valente's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Valente "We do not initially prescribe opioids as a part of our comprehensive pain management program.  We follow the principles of the multidisciplinary model of pain management, the only evidence-based-medicine approach to managing chronic pain.  "

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
18

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
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Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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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

  • Saint Olaf College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • UCLA Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Cincinnati
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Valente has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Valente's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Valente to family and friends
3.3
based on 21 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Valente Says:

Doctor Valente returned to clinical practice full time 10 days after a reconstruction of his hip and a revision of a total hip replacement in December of 2014.  He was required to use crutches to ambulate, yet continued to evaluate patients and perform pain management procedures.  His dedication to patient care is evident in his determination to manage chronic pain in his patients despite...

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Dr. Valente's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Tempe, AZ |
my injection was performed without sedation and need for a driver. I was very comfortable and had a good experience. he is very gently and informed me of everything that would happen during the procedure.
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Dr. Valente accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna Network
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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