Valerie B. Galvan-Turner, MD

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Education

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, MD

The University of Texas at Austin, BA, Biology


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Valerie B. Galvan-Turner, MD, is a fellowship-trained gynecologic oncologist in both Women’s Health, a clinical partnership between Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin, and UT Health Austin’s Livestrong Cancer Institutes. She is also a part of both UT Health Austin’s Hereditary Cancer Screening and Risk Reduction care team and UT Health Austin’s CaLM Care Team. Additionally, Dr. Galvan-Turner is an assistant professor in both the Dell Medical School Department of Women’s Health and the Dell Medical School Department of Oncology.

Dr. Galvan-Turner earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and her bachelor’s in biology from The University of Texas at Austin. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Galvan-Turner also provides gynecologic oncology services through the Ascension Seton Specialty Care Center. She is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.

Specializations

  • Gynecologic oncology

Board Certification

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Service Award for Outstanding Faculty Contribution to the Department, West Virginia University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Travel Award, NRG Oncology
  • Edward Hannigan Surgical Skills Award, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Felix Rutledge Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • J. Taylor Wharton Award for Most Outstanding Resident in Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • National Faculty Award, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Resident Teaching Award, The University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Young Investigator Travel Award, GOG Foundation
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