Alvaro A. Valle, MD, FACS

Dr. Alvaro Valle

Dr. Valle, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), specializes in oncologic and breast surgery. Dr. Valle joined University Surgical Associates in 1996.

Dr. Valle has office hours at USA’s Gunbarrel office on Monday (9-11:30 am) and at the Erlanger Medical Mall on Wednesdays(9-noon and 1 pm – 3 pm), Thursday (9-11 am) and Friday (9-11:30 am)  and the MaryEllen Locher Center on the second, third, fourth and fifth Wednesday of each month (9 – 11:30 a.m). Dr. Valle performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, Plaza Surgery Center at Erlanger, CHI Memorial Hospital and Parkridge Hospital.

Dr. Valle is an assistant professor in surgery, Department of Surgery, for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga.

Education

Undergraduate (1971 – 1972)
Faculty of Science and Letters
Universidad Nacional de Nicaragua
Leon, Nicaragua

Graduate (1972 – 1976)
Faculty of Medical Services
Universidad Nacional de Nicaragua
Leon, Nicaragua

Graduate (1976 – 1977)
Pre-Grade Mandatory Rotating Internship
City of Managua Hospital
(Medicine-Surgery-Pediatric-OB/GYN)

Graduate (1977 – 1978)
Mandatory Social Service Resident
Hospital San Antonio
Masaya, Nicaragua

Residency (1978 – 1982)
General Surgery
Hospital Manolo Morales
(University Hospital)

Residency (1987 – 1990)
General Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

Residency (1994 – 1996)
Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, NY

Certifications

ABS, 1993
Medical License – Tennessee, 1989

Academic Appointments

2004 – present
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

1991 – 1994
Medical Director – Surgery Clinic
Erlanger Medical Center
Chattanooga, TN

1991 – 1994
Instructor in Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

1982 – 1983
Instructor in Surgery
Universidad Nacional de Nicaragua
Managua, Nicaragua

Honors & Awards

Recognition Award,
Interns and Residents in Surgery
Hospital Manolo Morales, Nicaragua

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons; Candidate Group; Southeastern Surgical Congress, Resident Member

Alvaro A. Valle,
MD, FACS

Dr. Alvaro Valle

Dr. Valle, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), specializes in oncologic and breast surgery. Dr. Valle joined University Surgical Associates in 1996.

Dr. Valle has office hours at USA’s Gunbarrel office on Monday (9-11:30 am) and at the Erlanger Medical Mall on Wednesdays(9-noon and 1 pm – 3 pm), Thursday (9-11 am) and Friday (9-11:30 am)  and the MaryEllen Locher Center on the second, third, fourth and fifth Wednesday of each month (9 – 11:30 a.m). Dr. Valle performs surgery at Erlanger Hospital, Plaza Surgery Center at Erlanger, CHI Memorial Hospital and Parkridge Hospital.

Dr. Valle is an assistant professor in surgery, Department of Surgery, for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga.

Nurse: Emory Bethune, MA
Contact: (423) 757-0782

Education

Undergraduate (1971 – 1972)
Faculty of Science and Letters
Universidad Nacional de Nicaragua
Leon, Nicaragua

Graduate (1972 – 1976)
Faculty of Medical Services
Universidad Nacional de Nicaragua
Leon, Nicaragua

Graduate (1976 – 1977)
Pre-Grade Mandatory Rotating Internship
City of Managua Hospital
(Medicine-Surgery-Pediatric-OB/GYN)

Graduate (1977 – 1978)
Mandatory Social Service Resident
Hospital San Antonio
Masaya, Nicaragua

Residency (1978 – 1982)
General Surgery
Hospital Manolo Morales
(University Hospital)

Residency (1987 – 1990)
General Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

Residency (1994 – 1996)
Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, NY

Certifications

ABS, 1993
Medical License – Tennessee, 1989

Academic Appointments

2004 – present
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

1991 – 1994
Medical Director – Surgery Clinic
Erlanger Medical Center
Chattanooga, TN

1991 – 1994
Instructor in Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN

1982 – 1983
Instructor in Surgery
Universidad Nacional de Nicaragua
Managua, Nicaragua

Honors & Awards

Recognition Award,
Interns and Residents in Surgery
Hospital Manolo Morales, Nicaragua

Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons; Candidate Group; Southeastern Surgical Congress, Resident Member