Dr. Valerie Deardorff, MD

Dr. Valerie Deardorff, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
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Dr. Valerie Deardorff, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read her story

APEX Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

10777 Nall Ave Ste 300

Overland Park, KS 66211
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Comp Choice
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel

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Top Care Areas

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Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 99% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Deardorff's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Deardorff "Dr. Deardorff's professional interests include surgeries of the finger, hand and wrist. Dr. Deardorff is a member of: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society,Mid Central States Orthopaedic Society, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeonsand American Society of Surgery of The Hand. Outside the office, she enjoys gardening and spending time with her two children."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University of Kansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine-Wichita
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine-Wichita
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Miami At Jacksonville Memorial
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Deardorff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Deardorff's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Deardorff to family and friends
4.2
based on 18 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Deardorff's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Deardorff is amazing! The entire staff was too! I have had the most professional experience with my diagnoses and surgery. I was treated professionally, respectfully and all of my questions answered. Dr. Deardorff has amazing bedside manor and empathy for her patients.
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in Houston Lake, MO
I met with Dr. Deardorff this morning for a finger ganglion I have had for over a year. I was previously seen by 3 different doctors who didn’t treat it at all, just looked at it and said oh, that’s from arthritis. Dr. Deardorff quickly outlined 3 options for treatment, then she quickly went and...more
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in KANSAS CITY MO
I had a freak accident at my home and broke my right ring finger. I went to St. Joseph Emergency room and they confirmed the break and referred me to Dr. Deardorff. I called her office the next morning and they got me right in. As I could not write, a member of their staff helped me fill out the...more
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in Kansas City, MO
Dr. Deardorff is great. Very professional, takes time to listen to the patient and provide the best solutions for you. Would definitely recommend her to others.
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in Overland Park
I've seen Dr. Deardorff for atypical trigger thumb in 2009, which eventually required surgery and for both elbows for tennis elbow in 2014 and a hand injury in 2015. She is knowledgeable, personable and professional. She explains things very well and highly recommend her.
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