John Valentine, MD

General & Breast Surgery

dr john valentine general surgeon

Dr. John Valentine

General & Breast Surgeon


Hendersonville Clinic

107 Glen Oak Blvd. | Suite 201A
Hendersonville, TN 37075
TEL  615.757.3451   FAX 615.757.3296


Achalasia Surgery
Appendectomy (Laparoscopic/Robotic)
Cholecystectomy, Gallbladder Surgery
Liver Biopsy
Low anterior resection (LAR)
Small Bowel Resection
Splenectomy, Spleen Surgery
Stomach Surgery

Breast surgery

Breast Biopsy
Breast Cancer Surgery
Breast Conservation
Fine Needle Breast Aspiration
Sentinel Lymph Node & Mapping

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Anal Surgery
Bowel & Colon Resection
Colon & Rectal Surgery (Laparoscopic/Robotic)
Colonoscopy (Diagnostic/Therapeutic)
Colostomy Formation & Removal
Colostomy/Ileostomy Reversal
Diverticulitis Surgery
Rectal Cancer Surgery
Total Mesorectal Excision (TME)
Transanal Excision (TAE)

General Surgery

Axillary Sentinel Node Biopsy/Dissection
Lymph Node Biopsy/Dissection
Lymph Node Mapping for Melanoma
Surgical Oncology
Port-A-Cath Insertion/Removal
Diagnostic Laparoscopy
Exploratory Laparotomy
Feeding Tube Placement (Gastrostomy, Jejunostomy, Percutaneous)

Hernia Repair

Abdominal Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia Repair
Inguinal Hernia Repair
Hernia Repair (Laparoscopic/Robotic)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Parastomal Hernia Repair
Recurrent Hernia Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair

Skin & soft tissue surgery

Cyst Aspiration
Lipoma, Cysts & Skin Lesion Excision
Local Excision
Melanoma & Soft Tissue Surgery
Skin Cancer Excision
Skin Mole Excision
Subcutaneous Mass Excision
Sebaceous Cyst Removal

Thyroid & neck surgery

Hyper-thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy, Thyroid Surgery
Tracheostomy (Percutaneous/Open)

Gastrointenstinal surgery

Anti-Reflux (GERD) Surgery
Diagnostic/Therapeutic Upper Endoscopy
Endoscopic Gastric Tube
Gastrointestinal Malignancy
Gastric Surgery
Gastrostomy Tube Insertion
Intestinal Surgery
Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Fundoplication
Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
Nissen Fundoplication
Partial Gastrectomy
Peptic Ulcer Disease Surgery
Reflux/Peptic Ulcer Disease Surgery
Upper Endoscopy


Medical School:

University of Mississippi
School of Medicine
Oxford, MS


Greenville Health System Medical Center
Greenville, SC


Robotic-assisted surgery

Robotic Colon Resection
Robotic Hiatal Hernia/Reflux Surgery
Robotic Ventral Repair
Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Robotic Gallbladder Surgery


Get to Know Dr. John D. Valentine, MD

General & Breast Surgeon in Hendersonville, TN

Dr. Valentine’s educational journey took him through the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS, where he completed his undergraduate studies. His medical path led him to graduate from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, MS, in 2001. Afterward, he pursued an internship at the University of Tennessee Medical Center (Erlanger) in Chattanooga, TN, and went on to complete his training in 2007 at the Greenville Health System Medical Center in Greenville, SC.

With over a decade of experience, Dr. Valentine has been practicing in Hendersonville and Nashville since 2007, dedicating his skills to treating a diverse range of medical conditions. His primary focus is on minimally invasive surgery, and since 2016, he has been at the forefront of robotic-assisted surgical techniques.

Dr. Valentine’s expertise extends to performing robotic-assisted surgeries for various conditions, including colonic diseases such as polyps, diverticulitis, and cancer, as well as hiatal hernia (reflux) repair, ventral/incisional (abdominal) hernia repair, and inguinal (groin) hernia repair.

What sets Dr. Valentine apart is his commitment to patient care. He takes the time to thoroughly address any questions, often using diagrams to aid in explaining treatment options. His goal is to offer the least invasive approaches, allowing patients to swiftly return to their active lifestyles.

Beyond his medical practice, Dr. Valentine finds joy in spending quality time with his wife, a native of Columbia, TN, and their two children.

Dr. Valentine’s exceptional surgical care is available at Hendersonville Medical Center, St. Thomas Midtown (Baptist), and Patient Partners Surgery Center in Gallatin, TN.

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