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Ian L. Valerio, MD

Ian L. Valerio, MD

Contact Information

915 Olentangy River Rd
Ste 2140
Columbus, OH 43212 [ map ]
PH: (614) 293-8566
FX: (614) 293-3381



  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/15/2004


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2005


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2010


  • Pediatric Surgery


  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery


  • Plastic Surgery

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 12/31/2014


  • Wu CW, Valerio IL, Huand JJ, Chang KP, Cheng MH. 2016. Refinement of the myocutaneous anterolateral thigh flap for reconstruction of frontonasal fistula defects.  Head & Neck. Vol. 38, no. Suppl 1. (June): E552-8.
  • Sabino J, Lucas DJ, Shriver CD, Vertrees AE, Valerio IL, Singh DP. 2016. NSQIP Analysis: Increased Immediate Reconstruction in the Treatment of Breast Cancer.  Am Surg. Vol. 82, no. 6. (June): 540-545.
  • Fairbairn NG, Ng-Glazier J, Meppelink AM, Randolph MA, Valerio IL, Fleming ME, Kochevar IE, Winograd JM, Redmond RW. 2016. Light-Activated Sealing of Acellular Nerve Allografts following Nerve Gap Injury.  J Reconstr Microsurg. Vol. 32, no. 6. (June): 421-430.
  • Valerio I, Tintle S. 2016. Author response: use of bioartificial dermal regeneration template for skin restoration in combat casualty injuries.  Regen Med. Vol. 11, no. 4. (June): 361-362.
  • Fairborn NG, Ng-Glazier J, Meppelink AM, Randolph MA, Valerio IL, et al. 2016. Light-Activated Sealing of Acellular Nerve Allografts following Nerve Gap Injury.  J Reconstr Microsurg. Vol. 32, no. June: 421-430.
  • Seavey,Jonathan,G; Masters,Zachary,A; Balazs,George,C; Tintle,Scott,M; Sabino,Jennifer; Fleming,Mark,E; Valerio,Ian,L. 2016. Use of a bioartificial dermal regeneration template for skin restoration in combat casualty injuries.  REGENERATIVE MEDICINE. Vol. 11, no. 1. (January): 81-90.
  • Wheatley,Benjamin,M; Hanley,Matthew,G; Wong,Victor,W; Sabino,Jennifer,M; Potter,Benjamin,K; Tintle,Scott,M; Fleming,Mark,E; Valerio,Ian,L. 2015. Heterotopic Ossification following Tissue Transfer for Combat-Casualty Complex Periarticular Injuries.  PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 136, no. 6. (December): 808E-814E.
  • Sabino,Jennifer; Tintle,Scott; Martin,Barry; Howard,Robert; Fleming,Mark; Valerio,Ian,L. 2015. Review of Pedicled Groin and Thoracoepigastric Flaps in War-Related Extremity Trauma.  Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Vol. 136, no. 4. (October): 10-11.
  • Fairbairn,Neil,G; Ng-Glazier,Joanna; Meppelink,Amanda,M; Randolph,Mark,A; Valerio,Ian,L; Fleming,Mark,E; Winograd,Jonathan,M; Redmond,Robert,W. 2015. Light-Activated Sealing of Nerve Graft Coaptation Sites Improves Outcome following Large Gap Peripheral Nerve Injury.  PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 136, no. 4. (October): 739-750.
  • Valerio,Ian. 2015. Reply: A Decade of Conflict: Flap Coverage Options and Outcomes in Traumatic War-Related Extremity Reconstruction.  PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 136, no. 4. (October): 570E-571E.
  • Rendon,Juan,L; Hammer,Daniel; Sabino,Jennifer; Martin,Barry; Latham,Kerry; Fleming,Mark,E; Valerio,Ian,L. 2015. Restoration of Full Thickness Soft Tissue Defects with Spray Skin Epidermal Regenerative Technology in Conjunction with Dermal Regenerate.  Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Vol. 136, no. 4. (October): 74-?.
  • Latham,Kerry,P; Valerio,Ian; Martin,Barry,D; Burget,Gary; VanderKolk,Craig. 2015. Subtotal Nasal Reconstruction: Military-civilian Collaboration in Care of an Afghan-American Woman's Plight.  Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open. Vol. 3, no. 7. (July): ee447.
  • Valerio IL, Campbell P, Sabino J, Dearth CL, Fleming ME. 2015. The Use of Urinary Bladder Matrix in the Treatment of Trauma and Combat Casualty Wound Care.  Regenerative Medicine. Vol. 10, no. 5. (May): 611-622.
  • Senchenkov,Alex; Agag,Richard,L; Lee,Johnson; Patel,Ashit; Valerio,Ian,L. 2015. Management of anterolateral thigh free Flap donor site defects with a continuous external tissue expander.  MICROSURGERY. Vol. 35, no. 4. (May): 290-294.
  • Sabino,Jennifer; Polfer,Elizabeth; Tintle,Scott; Jessie,Elliot; Fleming,Mark; Martin,Barry; Shashikant,Mark; Valerio,Ian,L. 2015. A decade of conflict: flap coverage options and outcomes in traumatic war-related extremity reconstruction.  Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Vol. 135, no. 3. (March): 895-902.
  • Casey,Kevin; Sabino,Jennifer; Weiss,Jeffrey,S; Kumar,Anand; Valerio,Ian. 2015. Limb salvage after vascular reconstruction followed by tissue transfer during the Global War on Terror.  Journal of vascular surgery. Vol. 61, no. 3. (March): 734-740.
  • Valerio IL, Campbell P, Sabino J, Jessie E, Rodriguez C, Fleming M. 2015. TXA in Combat Casualty Care - Does it Adversely Affect Extremity Reconstruction and Flap Thrombosis Rates?.  MILITARY MEDICINE. Vol. 180, no. 3 Suppl. (March): 24-28.
  • Green JM, Sabino J, Fleming M, Valerio IL. 2015. Intraoperative Fluorescence Angiography: A Review of Applications and Outcomes in War-related Trauma.  MILITARY MEDICINE. Vol. 180, no. 3 Suppl. (March): 37-43.
  • Shin,Emily,H; Sabino,Jennifer,M; Nanos,George,P; Valerio,Ian,L. 2015. Ballistic trauma: lessons learned from iraq and afghanistan.  Seminars in plastic surgery. Vol. 29, no. 1. (February): 10-19.
  • Shin,Emily,H; Sabino,Jennifer,M; Nanos,George,P; Valerio,Ian,L. 2015. Ballistic Trauma: Lessons Learned from Iraq and Afghanistan.  SEMINARS IN PLASTIC SURGERY. Vol. 29, no. 1. (February): 10-19.
  • Valerio,Ian; Green,J,Marshall; Sacks,Justin,M; Thomas,Shane; Sabino,Jennifer; Acarturk,T,Oguz. 2015. Vascularized Osseous Flaps and Assessing Their Bipartate Perfusion Pattern via Intraoperative Fluorescence Angiography.  JOURNAL OF RECONSTRUCTIVE MICROSURGERY. Vol. 31, no. 1. (January): 45-53.
  • Casey,Kevin; Sabino,Jennifer; Jessie,Elliot; Martin,Barry,D; Valerio,Ian. 2015. Flap Coverage Outcomes following Vascular Injury and Repair: Chronicling a Decade of Severe War-Related Extremity Trauma.  PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 135, no. 1. (January): 301-308.
  • Sabino,Jennifer; Mohan,Raja; Jessie,Elliot; Singh,Devinder,P; Rodriguez,Eduardo,D; Valerio,Ian,L; Bluebond-Langner,Rachel. 2014. Outcomes comparisons between civilian and military trauma patients undergoing limb salvage.  JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS. Vol. 219, no. 4. (October): E140-E140.
  • Fleming,Mark,E; Bharmal,Husain; Valerio,Ian. 2014. Complications and Outcomes Associated with Combat-Related Grade III Periarticular Tibia Fractures.  Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Vol. 134, no. 4. (October): 30-?.
  • Valerio,Ian; Green,J,Marshall; Sabino,Jennifer; Thomas,Shane; Sacks,Justin; Acarturk,T,Oguz. 2014. Real-Time Assessment of Vascularized Osseous Flap Bipartite Perfusion Pattern via Intraoperative Fluorescence Angiography.  Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Vol. 134, no. 4. (October): 139-?.
  • Sabino,Jennifer; Lucas,Donald,J; Mohan,Raja; Singh,Devinder,P; Rodriguez,Eduardo,D; Bluebond-Langner,Rachel; Valerio,Ian. 2014. Predictors of flap and limb salvage failure in trauma reconstruction.  Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Vol. 134, no. 4. (October): 29-30.
  • Fleming,Mark,E; O'Daniel,Anthony; Bharmal,Husain; Valerio,Ian. 2014. Application of the Orthoplastic Reconstructive Ladder to Preserve Lower Extremity Amputation Length.  ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY. Vol. 73, no. 2. (August): 183-189.
  • Valerio,Ian; Sabino,Jennifer; Thomas,Shane; Tintle,Scott; Fleming,Mark; Shashikant,Mark; Kumar,Anand. 2014. Multiple Limbs Salvaged Using Tissue Transfers in the Same Casualty: A Cohort Comparison Study Chronicling a Decade of War-Injured Patients.  PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 134, no. 2. (August): 333-338.
  • Valerio,Ian; Sabino,Jennifer; Kumar,Anand. 2014. A Case of Pediatric Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Components Separation within the Austere War Environment.  Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open. Vol. 2, no. 7. (July): ee180.
  • Casey,Kevin; Cudjoe,Peter; Green,J,Marshall; Valerio,Ian,L. 2014. A Recent Case of Periorbital Necrotizing Fasciitis-Presentation to Definitive Reconstruction Within an In-Theater Combat Hospital Setting.  JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY. Vol. 72, no. 7. (July): 1320-1324.
  • Valerio,Ian,L; Hui-Chou,Helen,G; Zelken,Jonathan; Basile,Patrick,L; Ipsen,Derek; Higgins,James,P. 2014. Ectopic Banking of Amputated Great Toe for Delayed Thumb Reconstruction: Case Report.  JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME. Vol. 39, no. 7. (July): 1323-1326.
  • Casey,Kevin,M; Sabino,Jennifer; Whittaker,David,R; Weiss,Jeffrey,S; Valerio,Ian,L. 2014. Vascular Repair Followed by Tissue Transfer in War Trauma: Differences in Limb Salvage Rates.  JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY. Vol. 59, no. 6. (June): 107S-107S.
  • Valerio,Ian,L; Sabino,Jennifer; Mundinger,Gerhard,S; Kumar,Anand. 2014. From Battleside to Stateside The Reconstructive Journey of Our Wounded Warriors.  ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY. Vol. 72, no. May: S38-S45.
  • Fleming,Mark,E; Bharmal,Husain; Valerio,Ian. 2014. Regenerative medicine applications in combat casualty care.  REGENERATIVE MEDICINE. Vol. 9, no. 2. (March): 179-190.
  • Sabino,Jennifer; Franklin,Brenton; Patel,Ketan; Bonawitz,Steve; Valerio,Ian,L. 2013. Revisiting the Scapular Flap: Applications in Extremity Coverage for Our US Combat Casualties.  PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 132, no. 4. (October): 577E-585E.
  • Valerio,Ian,L; Sabino,Jennifer; Bevevino,Adam; Tintle,Scott,M; Fleming,Mark; Kumar,Anand. 2013. Sequential free tissue transfers for simultaneous upper and lower limb salvage.  MICROSURGERY. Vol. 33, no. 6. (September): 447-453.
  • Green,J,Marshall; Thomas,Shane; Sabino,Jennifer; Howard,Robert; Basile,Patrick; Dryden,Steven; Crecelius,Chris; Valerio,Ian. 2013. Use of Intraoperative Fluorescent Angiography to Assess and Optimize Free Tissue Transfer in Head and Neck Reconstruction.  JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY. Vol. 71, no. 8. (August): 1439-1449.
  • Valerio,Ian; Sabino,Jennifer; Heckert,Reed; Thomas,Shane; Tintle,Scott; Fleming,Mark; Kumar,Anand. 2013. Known Preoperative Deep Venous Thrombosis and/or Pulmonary Embolus: To Flap or Not to Flap the Severely Injured Extremity?.  PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 132, no. 1. (July): 213-220.
  • Tantawi,Diya; Armonda,Rocco; Valerio,Ian; Kumar,Anand,R. 2012. Management of Decompressive Craniectomy Defects: Modern Military Treatment Strategies.  JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY. Vol. 23, no. November: 2042-2045.
  • Kumar,Anand,R; Tantawi,Diya; Armonda,Rocco; Valerio,Ian. 2012. Advanced Cranial Reconstruction Using Intracranial Free Flaps and Cranial Bone Grafts: An Algorithmic Approach Developed from the Modern Battlefield.  PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 130, no. 5. (November): 1101-1109.
  • Tantawi,Diya; Armonda,Rocco; Valerio,Ian; Kumar,Anand,R. 2012. Management of decompressive craniectomy defects: modern military treatment strategies.  journal of craniofacial surgery. Vol. 23, no. 7. (November): 2042-2045.
  • Santiago,Gabriel,F; Bograd,Benjamin; Basile,Patrick,L; Howard,Robert,T; Fleming,Mark; Valerio,Ian,L. 2012. Soft Tissue Injury Management With a Continuous External Tissue Expander.  ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY. Vol. 69, no. 4. (October): 418-421.
  • Kumar A, Dean T, Tantawi D, Basile PL, Valerio IL, Harshbarger R. 2012. Improving Care of Cleft Related Velopharyngeal Incompetence on Humanitarian Missions Using a Multidisciplinary Team Approach.  http://plasticsurgery.hyperguides.com/activity.aspx?aid=77077. Vol. 0, no. April: e0.
  • Chen,Yen-Chou; Valerio,Ian,L; Chien,Chih-Yen; Jeng,Seng-Feng. 2012. Pedicled mandible myo-osseous flaps combined with free skin flaps for reconstruction of complex lateral mandibular defects.  HEAD AND NECK-JOURNAL FOR THE SCIENCES AND SPECIALTIES OF THE HEAD AND NECK. Vol. 34, no. 3. (March): 384-392.
  • Mirzabeigi MN, Moore JH, Mericli AF, Bucciarelli P, Jandali S, Valerio IL, Stofman GM. 2012. Current Trends in Vaginal Labioplasty: A Survey of Plastic Surgeons.  ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY. Vol. 68, no. 2. (January): 125-134.
  • Fleming MA, Gaines RJ, Gordon WT, Levin LS, Muschler G, O'Toole RV, Siemionov M, Tribble D, Valerio IL, Watson JR. 2012. Evolution of Orthopaedic Reconstructive Care.  Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. Vol. 20, no. January: S74-79.
  • Sacks,Justin,M; Nguyen,Alexander,T; Broyles,Justin,M; Yu,Peirong; Valerio,Ian,L; Baumann,Donald,P. 2012. Near-infrared laser-assisted indocyanine green imaging for optimizing the design of the anterolateral thigh flap.  Eplasty. Vol. 12, no. January: ee30.
  • Sacks,Justin,M; Kuo,Yur-Ren; Horibe,Elaine,K; Hautz,Teresa; Mohan,Kriti; Valerio,Ian,L; Lee,W,PAndrew. 2012. An Optimized Dual-Surgeon Simultaneous Orthotopic Hind-Limb Allotransplantation Model in Rats.  JOURNAL OF RECONSTRUCTIVE MICROSURGERY. Vol. 28, no. 1. (January): 69-75.
  • Sagalongos,Olympia,S; Valerio,Ian,L; Hsieh,Ching-Hua; Kuo,Yur-Ren; Wang,Lin-Yi; Rong,Liou-Heuy; Jeng,Seng-Feng. 2011. Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses of Donor-Site Morbidity following Suprafascial versus Subfascial Free Fibula Flap Harvesting.  PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 128, no. 1. (July): 137-145.
  • Huang JJ, Chao LF, Wu CW, Nguyen DH, Valerio IL, Cheng MH. 2011. Simultaneous Scarless Contralateral reast Augmentaiton Druing Unilateral Breast Reconstruction Using Differentially Split DIEP Flaps.  Plast Reconstr Surg. Vol. 128, no. 6. (January): 593e-604e.
  • Mirzabeigi MN, Valerio IL, Sbitany H, Stofman GM. 2011. A novel minimally invasive technique for component separation.  Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. Vol. 128, no. 2. (January): 99e-101e.
  • Jimdal R, Chong TW, Valerio IL, Gimbel M, DeLaCruz C. 2010. Alleviation of Venous Congestion in Muscle Sparing Free TRAM Flaps with a Temporary Angiocatheter.  Plastic Reconstr Surg. Vol. 126, no. 1. (January): 29e-31e.
  • Alex Senchenkov, MD, Ian L. Valerio, MD, MS, MBA, Ernest K. Manders, MD. 2008. Grafts. In Plastic Surgery: Indications and Practice. Edited by Guyuron, Eriksson, Persing, Chung, Disa, Gosain, Kinney, Rubin. St Louis: W.B. Sanders.
  • Sajjadian,Ali; Valerio,Ian,L; Acurturk,Oguz; Askari,Morad,A; Sacks,Justin; Kormos,Robert,L; Manders,Ernest,K. 2006. Omental transposition flap for salvage of ventricular assist devices.  PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 118, no. 4. (September): 919-926.
  • Rinker B, Vlaerio IL, Stewart DH, Pu LL, Vasconez H. 2005. Microvascular Free Flap Reconstruction in Pediatric Lower Extremity Trauma: A Tem-Year Review.  Plast Reconstr Surg. Vol. 115, no. 6. (January): 1618-1624.
  • Valdez H, Purvis S, Asaad R, Valerio IL, Sha BE, Landay AL, Lederman MM. 1999. Levels of Proinflammatory Cytokines in Plasma After Pneumococal Immunzation in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type-1 Infected Patients.  Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. Vol. 6, no. 3. (January): 427-428.
  • Raymond CJ, Potter BK, Baechler M, Martin B, Basile PB, Howard RT, Valerio IL. Salvage of Transtibial Amputation Using Free Tissue Transfer Following Combat-related Injuries.  Eplasty.
  • Valerio IL, Campbell P, Sabino J, Jessie E, Rodriguez C, Fleming M. TXA in Combat Casualty Care - Does It Adversely Affect Extremity Reconstruction and Flap Thrombosis Rates?.  Military Medicine.
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