Dr. Valerie Gorman, MD, FACS

Breast Surgeon

About Dr. Valerie Gorman

Dr Valerie Gorman

I am dedicated to offering my patients an advanced, personalized and targeted approach to breast surgery and the treatment of breast cancer.

Dr. Valerie Gorman, MD, FACS

Valerie J. Gorman, MD, FACS, is a breast surgeon who specializes in surgical oncology and surgical diseases of the breast. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and serves as Chief of Surgery and Medical Director of Surgical Services at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie.

Dr. Gorman is dedicated to offering her patients an advanced, personalized and targeted approach to breast surgery and the treatment of breast cancer.

For an appointment with Dr. Gorman, call 469.800.9830

DR. GORMAN SPECIALIZES IN:

  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Benign breast disease
  • Breast pain
  • Lumpectomy
  • Partial mastectomy
  • Mastectomy/Nipple-sparing mastectomy
  • Genetic/familial high-risk screening and assessment
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Axillary surgery
  • Catheter placement for partial breast radiation
  • Diagnostic breast biopsy with ultrasound and stereotactic guidance
  • Prophylactic mastectomy
  • Consultations for abnormal mammograms

Residency

  • General Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas (June 2004)
  • Proficiencies:
    • Sentinel lymph node biopsies in breast cancer and melanoma
    • FAST ultrasound in a trauma setting
    • Intraoperative ultrasound
    • Directed parathyroidectomy
    • Mammotome breast biopsy
    • Breast ultrasound

 

Licenses and Certifications

  • Board Certified in General Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2005, Re-certified 2015

Education

  • Certificate, Physician Leadership Program, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas (2010)
  • M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, Texas (June 1999)
  • B.S., Biola University, LaMirada, California, (1994) Magna Cum Laude
    Major: Biochemistry

Professional Affiliations

  • Chief of Medical Staff, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Waxahachie, 2007 to 2011
  • Vice Chief of Medical Staff, Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie, 2005 to 2007
  • Chief of Surgery, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Waxahachie, 2007-2008, 2016 to present
  • Chief of Oncology, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Waxahachie, 2009 to 2016
  • Liaison, Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons, 2009 to 2016
  • Medical Director, Surgical Services, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Waxahachie, August 2016 to present
  • Member, Medical Executive Committee, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Waxahachie, 2006 to present
  • Member, Healthcare Improvement Committee, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Waxahachie, 2007 to 2008
  • Member, Surgery Council, Baylor Scott & White Healthcare System, 2007 to present
  • Member, Oncology Council, Baylor Scott & White Healthcare System, 2009 to 2016
  • On-air Contributor, Good Morning Texas, WFAA-TV, Dallas, Texas, 2014 to present
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of General Surgeons
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Ellis County Medical Society
  • Parkland Surgical Society
  • Chair, Cancer Committee Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie, 2010 to Present
  • American College of Physician Executives