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Anthony Valente, MD

Chief Medical Officer, LVH-Hazleton

Critical Care Medicine

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Lehigh Valley Physician Group

Critical Care Medicine
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Dr. Valente's Locations

less than  km

Conditions Dr. Valente Treats

  • Acidosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Edema
  • Emphysema
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Diseases
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thrombosis/Embolism

Services Dr. Valente Offers

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Placement
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Intubation
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis

About Dr. Valente

Philosophy of care

Being a physician is a privilege that comes with immense responsibility. We see patients frequently at their worst and most vulnerable times. We must always be able to answer to ourselves that we treated every patient with the same skill and respect we would our own loved ones.

Why I entered medicine

When I was working as a school teacher, I realized I enjoyed and found it rewarding to help students and their families with problems, a lot of which were unrelated to the subject I taught. This led to me considering medicine as a profession.

Community involvement

I am a founding board member of the Hazleton Integration Project (HIP). HIP seeks to bridge the gap and unite the different cultures that live in the Hazleton area. The Hazleton One Community Center, developed and sustained by HIP, serves the needs of greater than 2000 children weekly through multiple programs. The philosophy is that by having different cultural groups spend time together in various activities they will develop an appreciation for each other.

Personal interests

Basketball and personal fitness

Home renovation



Franklin & Marshall College, BS - PreMed, 1983

Medical Training
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1987


Internship 1988
Internal Medicine, Wyoming Valley Health Care System, Kingston, PA

Residency 1989
Internal Medicine/Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine, Scranton-Temple Residency Program

Residency 1990
Internal Medicine/Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine, Scranton-Temple Residency Program

Residency 1991
Internal Medicine/Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine, Scranton-Temple Residency Program


American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine/Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine

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    4. Did this provider seem to know your medical history?
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