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Alvaro A. Valle, MD, FACS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Certifications

ABS, 1993
Medical License – Tennessee, 1989


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.
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