Legacy Health Partners

Valerie Halpin, MD

Specialist

  • My Specialties:

    Bariatric Surgery; General Surgery, Board-certified
  • My Areas of Focus:

    Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Weight Management
  • Languages:

    English, Interpreters available for other languages
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 4.9 OUT OF 5 ( 43 RATINGS & 18 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Weight and Diabetes Institute

  • 1040 N.W. 22nd Ave., Suite 520
    Building 2, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center campus
    Portland, OR 97210-3097
  • 503-413-7557
  • 503-413-6547
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About Me:

Valerie Halpin, M.D., received her medical training at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. While at Washington University she completed a residency in general sugery and a research fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery. Before joining Legacy Good Samaritan Weight Management Institute in 2008, Dr. Halpin taught as an Assistant Professor of Surgery focusing on bariatric and gastrointestinal surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. She also served as the Integrated Surgical Disciplines Clerkship Director. Dr. Halpin continues to enjoy surgical education as the Bariatric Surgery Fellowship program director at Legacy Weight and Diabetes Institute. Dr. Halpin has published numerous scientific articles and book chapters on bariatric and gastrointestinal surgery and surgical education.

Education:
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital - St. Louis, MO
Fellowship: Washington University Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Internship: Barnes-Jewish Hospital - St. Louis, MO
Medical School: Washington University - St. Louis, MO
Year I Started Practice: 2004
Hospitals Served: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

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4.9 out of 5     43 Ratings     18 Comments

Oct 6, 2022
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Dr. Halpin is amazing! She provided exceptional care to me and was supportive.

Oct 3, 2022
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This visit was great! There were times earlier this year when I called for advice from the bariatric program and I couldn't get a call back but that seems to have improved!

Aug 18, 2022
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This journey has been so easy thanks to everyone at the Weight Loss Clinic

Aug 15, 2022
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Dr. Halpin and her staff are some of the most concerned and caring doctors that I have ever had treat me. I have no issue sending anyone, too her.

Jul 21, 2022
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Excellent physician.

Jun 20, 2022
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I really enjoyed my medical appointment with Dr. Halpin.

Jun 2, 2022
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On point with med. hx & able to answer questions concisely.

May 19, 2022
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I had a terrific experience with Dr. Halpin and her entire team. She is knowledgeable, responsive, answered all of my questions, and provided terrific care throughout the experience. She saved my life with her accurate diagnosis and timely action on the surgery. I will be always grateful.

Apr 25, 2022
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Dr. Halpin is an outstanding doctor.

Apr 25, 2022
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I am extremely happy and satisfied with the care and treatment I receive from the Legacy family. They always have communicated well with me, are always very concerned and I have never really been as truly impressed as I am with this organization and the caliber of people they hire.

Mar 28, 2022
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Nothing bad, had one question that didn't quite get answered but will take it up via My Health.This was my first visit with this provider for a procedure that most people will never consider, so I can't really say I'd recommend Dr. Halpin because 1) it wouldn't be welcome and 2) beyond a consult, I've not seen her action.

Mar 28, 2022
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Dr.Halpin is very good at what she does, and seems to care about your health.

Mar 7, 2022
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She is an excellent physician...and a lovely lady!

Mar 3, 2022
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My past experiences with Dr Halpin was she was not very friendly, and always in a hurry, but my visit yesterday she seemed much better and more interested in my concerns. I have found it very difficult to contact her office at the time l am having difficulties. When l have concerns l need help that day, not on the next day when the problem my may have resolved

Jan 10, 2022
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Always have an awesome experience

Dec 20, 2021
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Follow up for gastric bypass. The only problem I had was after surgery in the hospital. My blood pressure was really low and I was a little out of it when the nurse brought in my meds in the same cup as I was using for measuring my water. I accidentally poured water in my meds. So I didn't receive them that night.

Dec 6, 2021
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Visit was fine, just not very personable. The doctor told me I was not her patient and I was scheduled with the wrong doctor, but she would see me as a courtesy so I didn't have to reschedule. Not a great first impression. Didn't make me feel like you really wanted to help me. Caring is caring, no matter whos patient I am.

Nov 29, 2021
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Dr. Halpin & all the nurses were great. The reception guy & gal were not helpful or friendly.
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