Dr. Valerie Stephens, MD

Dr. Valerie Stephens, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Valerie Stephens, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 1997 and specializes in gastroenterology.

2820 Mount Rushmore Rd

Rapid City, SD 57701

Contact Information

(605) 342-3280

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Dr. Stephens' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stephens treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Stephens treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stephens treats Abdominal Disorders more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Stephens treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Diverticulosis, Intestinal
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stephens treats Diverticulosis, Intestinal more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Stephens treats this condition more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Stephens' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Capsule Endoscopy
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colitis
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopic Ultrasound
Endoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
ERCP With Spincterotomy
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal pH Monitoring
Esophageal Stenting
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Esophagoscopy
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Biopsy
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Manometry
Nausea
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Stephens completed fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Minnesota. Her main area of interest is GI oncology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

  • U Mn
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Gundersen Lutheran Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
  • 1997
    Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota
    Medical School
    1997

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Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care PPO
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA PPO
HealthPartners
Humana
Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
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Medicaid
MultiPlan
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NGS CoreSource
Optima Health
Commercial PPO
Sanford Health Plan
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
Prime
Standard
TriCare for Life
Tricare PPO
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare PPO

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