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

Hometown: North Bend, NE

Ages treated: 8+

Accepts workers comp: Yes

19 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 Orthopedic Surgery

Patient Reviews

4.9 out of 5 (48 Ratings, 12 Comments)

5 stars
Apr 15, 2022
Hello well, the experience is great. I was I had an appointment and was not seen until 25 minutes almost half hour after my appointment time. I understand things get backed up the trip today, but with all of your text messaging and calling systems why can't you call me to let you know that you're running that far behind? I should be a common courtesy and my industry of already do that to clients I would be fired, you know, the medical industry, somewhat captive audience and I think sometimes you all take it advantage of that without letting us know that you're behind. Thank you behind. It happens it's fine that you need be communicative about your schedule and let your patience know that you're behind.Because your costing us some of us money. That's a billable time that I spent there in your office. Thanks.
5 stars
Mar 15, 2022
Our experience at Ortho overall has been great. This includes our first interaction at your urgent care office all the way through to our follow up visits and PT sessions. The focus has definitely been on my daughter as the patient and making sure all of us were well cared for and understood the procedure and follow ups.
5 stars
Mar 15, 2022
I saw Valerie and she was very nice and explained things to me!
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