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Since joining OrthoNebraska in 2004, Valerie has specialized in treating patients with orthopaedic conditions with a focus on Sports Medicine. She works alongside Dr. Eric Samuelson.

Hometown: North Bend, NE

Ages treated: 8+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

Team Members

Eric M. Samuelson

Valerie and Dr. Samuelson work alongside each other in clinic and surgery to provide comprehensive orthopedic and sports medicine care. With more than 5 years of experience together, Valerie often sees Dr. Samuelson's patients and they collaborate on their progress.


20 Years in Practice



  • Physician Assistant Certification


  • University of Nebraska Medical Center | Master of Physician Assistant Studies, 2003
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln | BA, 2001 (Psychology)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln | BS, 2000 (Biology)

Memberships & Awards

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery