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Dr. James Valente, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (6)
Map Pin Small Newport, RI
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Valente, MD

Dr. James Valente, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Newport, RI. They specialize in General Surgery, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Tufts University and is affiliated with Newport Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Valente an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Valente works at Practice in Newport, RI with other offices in Rumford, RI. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Valente's Office Locations

  1. 1
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    19 Friendship St Unit 240, Newport, RI 02840 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 619-3930
  2. 2
    Newport Hospital
    11 Friendship St, Newport, RI 02840 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 619-3930
  3. 3
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    16149 PO Box, Rumford, RI 02916 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (401) 619-3930

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  • Newport Hospital

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Thyroid Lobectomy
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Varicose Vein Procedure
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1336112887
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Tufts University
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    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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