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Nicholas Valente, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Office: (585) 602-4500

Fax: (585) 320-1025

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Orthopaedics & Physical Performance, Surgery


I am a native of Rochester and was raised in Holley, NY. My passion is bringing the best orthopaedic care to rural settings. I was the first surgeon to perform a same day discharge hip replacement at a rural facility where I had a practice. I put a heavy emphasis on joint replacement and trauma. I have performed a significant amount of sports, hand, shoulder and elbow and some foot and ankle surgeries. I specialize in hip, knee, and shoulder replacements. I use an anterior approach to hip replacement that allows for less post-operative pain and faster recovery. I also perform robotic knee replacements.


I am a board certified through the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. My research has focused on the effects of post-operative antibiotics on the human microbiome.



MD | University at Buffalo

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/24/2014 - 06/30/2019
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at State University Of New York University Of Buffalo-Jacobs School Of Medicine And Biomedical Sciences (USA)


Graduated Cum Laude – May 2009

Dean's list upon graduation, 2006 – 2009