Appointments Referring Phsyicians
The Ohio State University Plastic Surgery
915 Olentangy River Road, Suite 2140
Columbus, OH 43212
Ph: 614.259.7920
Fax: 614.293.9024

Ian Valerio, MD, MS, MBA, FACS

Associate Professor of Clinical Plastic Surgery

valeriosquareA decorated military officer and accomplished surgeon, Dr. Ian Valerio is an Associate Professor of Clinical Plastic Surgery and Chief of the Division of Burn, Wound, and Trauma at the OSU Department of Plastic Surgery. Board-certified in plastic surgery, Dr. Valerio’s research and specialty interests include advanced regenerative medicine applications to the wounded warrior and in trauma care, peripheral nerve repair/restoration techniques, microsurgery, and other reconstruction strategies. Dr. Valerio, an Ohio native, has held other academic positions at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD.

Education

  • B.A. – Biology – Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio – 1998
  • B.S. – Nutrition – Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio – 1998
  • M.S. – Science – Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio – 1998
  • M.B.A. – Health Care Administration – Cleveland State University Nance College of Business, Cleveland, Ohio – 2000
  • M.D. – University of Kentucky College of Medicine – 2004
  • Residency – General Surgery – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA – 2004-2007
  • Residency – Plastic Surgery – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA – 2007-2009
  • Chief Resident – Plastic Surgery – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA – 2009-2010
  • Fellowship – International Fellows Program, Operation Smile, Guwahati, India – 2009
  • Fellowship – AO International Craniofacial & Microsurgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan – 2010

Military Service

  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center – Commander (O-5), Medical Corps, USN Attending Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Director of Plastic Surgery Research Programs, Program Director WRNMMC/Johns Hopkins Univ./Univ. of Maryland Plastic Surgery Residency, Bethesda, MD – 2010-2014
  • NATO Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit – Department Head General & Trauma Surgery, Trauma, General and Plastic Surgeon, Kandahar, Afghanistan – 2012-2013

Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons