"As a technician, he delivers consistent results helping patients recover quickly and more fully than previously thought possible"

Dr. Jose Valerio

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Dr. Jose Valerio is leading the pack in neurosurgical proficiency and positive outcomes by combining mindful time and attention with the latest research, technology and skill.

He trained and worked as a Staff Neurosurgeon at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio and Florida for 8 years, until 2013. Since, he has joined the Miami Neuroscience Center as Partner, Dr. Valerio’s main focus at the Miami Neuroscience Center is complex spine pathology and spine tumors. Dr. Valerio is also the Neurosurgical Oncologist at Palmetto General Hospital, Larkin Hospital and Aventura Hospital.

His extensive expertise in Neurosurgical Oncology provides him with the ability to conduct clinical trials and advanced therapies for glioblastoma, including Six Pillar Technique surgical treatment, Neuroblate Therapy (LASER Interstitial Thermo Therapy), Novo TTF 100, the use of Fluorescence for tumor removal, intraoperative Ultrasound and intraoperative MRI Neuro-Navigation for tumor removal and awake craniotomies.

He also specializes in surgical spine techniques, such as Arthroplasty, Minimally Invasive Spine surgery, Kyphoplasty, and Spine Tumor surgery.

Dr. Valerio is trained and experienced in radio-surgery utilizing both the Cyber Knife and the Leksell Gamma Knife.

He has received multiple awards in the field of brain tumors including: The American Brain Tumor Association Young Investigator Award, The Musella Foundation Award, and the Cleveland Clinic Clinical Research Award.

Dr. Valerio’s interest to promote education led him to organize multiple scientific teaching programs. He is the Director of the Brain Tumor & Minimally Invasive Spine Symposium organized by the FLANC (Federation of Latin American Neurosurgeons) in Florida. This event integrates the North American and Latin American Neurosurgical communities.


George Washington University
United States of America
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara


Clinical Fellowship in Neurosurgical Oncology and Spine
Cleveland Clinic Ohio
Post Doctor Fellowship in cerebrovascular neurosurgery
University Hospital Case Western Reserve University
Neurological Surgery Residency
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Medical Internship
Universidad de Costa Rica
San Jose, Costa Rica

.Professional Activities

Counselor of the Brain Tumor Research in the Government of Florida
President of the Chapter of Young Neurosurgeons of the FLANC
Vice President of the Tumor Section of Mexican Neurological surgery society
Secretary of the Neurosurgical Society of Latino America in USA and Canada
President of Neurosurgeon Oncology FLANC chapter
Executive committee of the tumor Section of the AANS and CNS
Member of the International Committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgery

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