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Van L. Vallina, MD, FACS

Philosophy of Care

I strive to provide surgical care with the skill and compassion that I would want for myself and my family. I aim to maintain a level of skill that is current with the newest and most advanced surgical techniques, while utilizing my 25 years of experience as a surgeon to know when to use these techniques.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 89 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Surgery
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Years in Practice: 31


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Surgery


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English
    • German
    • Spanish


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, critical care surgery and ultrasound


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Graduation Date 01/1984
    Degree M.D.

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals
    Title Resident in Surgery

  • Procedures

    Surgery
  • Memberships

    • American College of Surgeons
    • American Medical Association
    • Chicago Medical Society
    • Illinois State Medical Society
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine
    • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
    • Chicago Surgical Society
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Resident of the Year, Luthern General Hospital
    Date 01/2000

  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Research Technician, Department of Immunology, Was


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 89 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.4
    87 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    88 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    88 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    87 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    88 ratings


    Comments (15)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Dec 23, 2019
    The doctor took his time explaining the procedure he is intending to do and when he will be available.  
    5.0
    Dec 02, 2019
    Dr Vallina is very and I feel very confident that he will do a great job even if it is an emergency surgery.  
    5.0
    Oct 16, 2019
    dr valina is a wonderful surgeon. he has gone above and beyond for my care.  
    3.8
    Oct 16, 2019
    he was very detailed  
    4.5
    Sep 09, 2019
    *Dr. Vallina is one of the best physicians I've ever met. When I first met him, I immediately was put at ease and trusted him.  
    5.0
    Aug 14, 2019
    Excellent doctor, very nice, great staff.  
    5.0
    Aug 14, 2019
    I can't say enough about Dr. Vallina. he spends a lot of time with you. very comfortable feeling talking with him  
    5.0
    Aug 07, 2019
    I felt very confident and comfortable in his explanation of my care. He has a wonderful bedside manner, When I left his office I knew I was in the right hands of a very caring See more  
    5.0
    Jul 23, 2019
    Dr Vallina should be cloned !  
    4.0
    Jul 16, 2019
    doc is marvelous  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    Dr. Vallina is AWESOME!!!!  
    5.0
    Jun 16, 2019
    Dr. Vallina always takes the time to thoroughly address my questions, which I always appreciate. He is friendly and professional and always makes sure I understand his answers.  
    5.0
    Jun 05, 2019
    Dr. Vallina is the greatest!  
    5.0
    Mar 20, 2019
    Dr. Vallina performed emergency surgery. He did an outstanding job and pretty much saved my life. I cannot thank him enough for his skill, care, compassion and professionalism!  
    5.0
    Feb 13, 2019
    He is very friendly and care about his patient's health.  
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