Valerie R. Dunn, MD

Surgery - General

Employed
Dunnvalerie

Main Location
RGH Department of Surgery
1425 Portland Ave
Ste 113
Rochester, NY 14621
Accepting New Patients? Please call the office for availability
Rochester General Hospital
1425 Portland Ave
Rochester, NY 14621
Accepting New Patients? Please call the office for availability

Overview

Biography

Dr. Dunn is a Rochester native who received a B.S. in Bio-Engineering from Syracuse University.  She earned her medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY and   completed her Surgery Residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington D.C.   In addition, Dr. Dunn has also completed a Research Fellowship in breast cancer at John Hopkins Cancer Research Center in Baltimore, MD.  She is Board Certified in General Surgery. 

Dr. Dunn’s special interests are hernia repair, upper and lower gastro intestinal tract procedures, and trauma.  She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Association of Women Surgeons, and Monroe Medical Society.

Specialties
  • Surgery - General
Departments
  • EPIC Provider
  • Surgery
Certifications
  • Surgery - General
Expertise
  • Hernia repair

  • Upper and lower gastrointestinal tract procedures

  • Trauma

Education
  • 1997, SUNY at Brooklyn College of Medicine, MD
Residencies
  • 7/1/1998-6/30/2005, Howard University Hospital
Fellowships
  • 07/01/99-6/30/01, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center

Insurance

Insurance Accepted
  • Aetna Healthcare (RGH does not participate with the Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan)
  • CareIQ
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • ElderONE
  • Empire Plan
  • Excellus BCBS
  • Fidelis Care of NY (RGH does not participate with Fidelis Medicare Plans)
  • First Niagara Business Works
  • Emblem Health
  • HealthNow NY (RGH does not participate with HealthNow Medicaid Plans)
  • Health Republic
  • Humana (RGH does not participate with Humana Medicare. Some patients are still covered in full while others may incur a 50% Co-insurance bill.)
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Benefits (formerly RMSCO)
  • Magnacare
  • Martin's Point - US Family Health Plan
  • Medicare
  • MetraComp
  • Monroe Plan
  • Multi Plan
  • MVP Healthcare
  • North American Administrators
  • NY Medicaid
  • OneCall Medical
  • Pomco
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options (Behavioral Health)
  • Wellcare of New York