Since establishing the Valentine Medical Center in 2007, Dr. Christy Valentine has delivered quality, affordable family and urgent healthcare to the New Orleans community in a compassionate, professional environment. Dr. Valentine specializes in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, uniquely qualifying her to provide medical care for the entire family. Her practice has two locations in both New Orleans and Gretna, Louisiana.
Dr. Valentine received her undergraduate degree in 1996 from Xavier University of Louisiana and her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 2000. She completed an Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency at Tulane University Medical Center in 2004. Dr. Valentine is currently an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, and an Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Clinical Community Liaison at Tulane University, and serves as a preceptor for the Louisiana State University Nurse Practitioner Program.
In 2013, Dr. Valentine was honored as a New Orleans CityBusiness Health Care Hero and a Girl Scouts of Southeast Louisiana Woman of Distinction for her contributions to local healthcare. Valentine currently serves on the Department of Health and Hospitals’ Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and is the Louisiana State Medical Director for Reproductive Health. She is the immediate past Treasurer of the Louisiana Medical Association and Vice President of the New Orleans Medical Association.
Dr. Valentine lives in Louisiana with her nine-year-old daughter, Phoenix.
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