James D. Valente, MD

Medical Director, Chair of Surgery


James Valente, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon affiliated with Newport Hospital. He received his medical degree from the Tufts University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, New Jersey. He spent 25 years caring for members of the U.S. military and their families, most recently as head of general surgery at Naval Health Care of New England. He has expertise across a broad range of general surgical services, including management of breast, thyroid and diseases of the intestinal tract; hernia repair; endoscopic procedures; management of skin and subcutaneous lesions; and advanced laparoscopic surgery, including gallbladder, colon surgery and surgery for acid reflux.



Brown Surgical Associates, Inc., Newport
Borden Carey Building (directions)
20 Powel Avenue, Suite 240
Newport, RI 02840


  • Medical School:  Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency:  Morristown Memorial Hospital