About Dr. Valerio
At his practice in South Miami, Hialeah, and Weston, Florida, neurosurgeon Jose Valerio, MD, is leading the pack in neurosurgical proficiency and positive outcomes by combining mindful time and attention with the latest research, technology, and skill.
Dr. Valerio earned his medical degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in México and completed his medical internship at Universidad de Costa Rica. He completed his neurological surgery residency at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, his post-doctor fellowship in cerebrovascular neurosurgery at University Hospital (affiliated with Case Western Reserve University), and his clinical fellowship in neurosurgical oncology and spine at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He rounded out his education with a Master of Business Administration from The George Washington University.
He trained and worked as a staff neurosurgeon at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and Florida for eight years until 2013. Since then, he has joined the Miami Neuroscience Center as a partner, and Dr. Valerio’s main focus there is complex spine pathology and spine tumors. Dr. Valerio is also the neurosurgical oncologist at Palmetto General Hospital, Larkin Community Hospital, and Aventura Hospital and Medical Center.
His extensive expertise in neurosurgical oncology allows him 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.
Dr. Valerio is trained and experienced in radiosurgery utilizing both the CyberKnife and the Leksell Gamma Knife. Dr. Valerio also specializes in surgical spine techniques, such as arthroplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery, kyphoplasty, and spine tumor surgery.
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 Latin America Valerio Foundation.
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