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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

4.6
Based on 91 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Surgery
    • Integrated Oncology Program
    • Years in Practice: 30


    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
    4.6
    Based on 91 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

    4.3
    89 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    90 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    91 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    90 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    89 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    91 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    89 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.7
    91 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    90 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.1
    88 ratings


    Comments (12)

    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
    Jul 23, 2019
    Dr Vallina should be cloned !  
    4.3
    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!  
    4.9
    Feb 13, 2019
    He is very friendly and care about his patient's health.  
    4.9
    Jan 29, 2019
    I had surgery and all went well. This was an unrelated issue. I had been in the hospital for several days, and *Vallina saw my name on list and came to my room. Saw the See more  
    5.0
    Jan 23, 2019
    I have never had a doctor explain so thoroughly what was going to be done during surgery as Dr. Vallina did.  
    4.8
    Dec 09, 2018
    I have requested Dr. Vallina's surgical skills twice. In both instances, the prep, the surgery, and the recovery went as well as I could ever have hoped.  
    5.0
    Sep 24, 2018
    I would ask everyone to go to him. Very good doctor. Could not ask for better.   
    5.0
    Sep 16, 2018
    EXCELLENT VISIT  
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