Van L. Vallina, MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery, Integrated Oncology Program, Surgery

4.9
91 Ratings
Years in Practice: 35 years
Practices In: Glen Ellyn
Patients Seen: All Ages

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.

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Board Certifications
Surgery
Languages
English, Spanish, German
Awards & Accolades
Resident of the Year, Luthern General Hospital 1984
Clinical Interests

Min­i­mal­ly inva­sive surgery, Bariatric surgery, Crit­i­cal care surgery and Ultrasound

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
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
3815 Highland Avenue Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 630-275-2700 Get Directions
Edward Hospital
801 S. Washington St. Naperville, Illinois 60540 630-527-3000 Get Directions
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital
25 North Winfield Road Winfield, Illinois 60190 630-933-1600 Get Directions
School
University of Illinois College of Medicine Graduation Date: 1984 Degree: MD
Residency
University of Illinois, Metropolitan Group Hospitals Resident in General Surgery

Procedures

Bariatric Surgery, Duodenal Switch, Gastric Bypass, General Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy

Ratings


Ratings Category

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.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.9
91 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.9
91 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.9
90 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.9
91 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.9
91 Ratings

Provider discussed treatment options

4.9
90 Ratings

Comments


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.
"Dr vallina and the nurse that was e mailing with me were both great."
5
Dec. 31, 2023
"Dr. Vallina is truly one of the best doctors and really overall man I've met in my life. He makes me comfortable and helped with so many aspects of my health that there is not enough money or compliments in the world to show my gratitude."
5
Dec. 9, 2023
"Dr. Vallina is very helpful and honest about the decision-making we went over."
5
Nov. 24, 2023
"Doctor expresses a sincere interest in my wellbeing. Spends quality time explaining my condition."
5
Nov. 5, 2023
"Dr. Vallina is fabulous!"
5
Nov. 3, 2023
"I showed up early to my appointment and I was amazed to be brought back to a room, AND see the doctor, early and promptly!"
5
Oct. 13, 2023
"I'd like to say that I have had a lot of surgery. Dr Vallina has been, by far, the most talented, and caring surgeon, probably doctor, that I have ever had."
5
Sep. 20, 2023
"Appreciated Dr. Van Vellina's manner and communication skills. He explained my condition well and the P.A. In training seemed to be learning a lot, too."
5
Sep. 19, 2023
"Wonderful caring doctor"
5
Sep. 19, 2023
"*Dr. Vallina showed kindness & compassion when meeting with me. Sensing that I was worried, he took the time to explain things in a caring way & helped me to make decisions about how to move forward."
4.6
Aug. 29, 2023
"I see myself as blessed and fortunate that Dr. Vallina was assigned to my urgent gall bladder surgery. I could not have asked for better care. He is a great professional and any patient receiving his care is most fortunate."
5
Aug. 21, 2023
"Dr. Vallina is an excellent doctor, both caring and knowledgeable. The nurse who helped us at that appointment was also exceptional."
5
Aug. 13, 2023
"Excellent service. Great confidence in Dr. Vallina"
5
Aug. 8, 2023
"Very thorough"
5
Aug. 8, 2023
"Dr. was very good at explaining to me the procedure that will be performed."
5
Jul. 28, 2023
"*Dr. Vallina has a great bedside manner. Very kind and personable. (Most surgeons don't have friendly bedside manner.)"
5
Jul. 25, 2023
"Positive experience."
5
Jul. 9, 2023
"*Dr. Vallina spent time detailing the possible procedure & even showed me one done on his phone."
5
Jun. 29, 2023
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