Dr. Robert Michael Valente , MD

Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

(402) 420-1212

Arthritis Center Of Nebraska
3901 Pine Lake Rd Ste 120
Lincoln, NE 68516


Dr. ValenteDr. Robert Valente earned a BS in Microbiology from the University of Minnesota, then graduated from Mayo Medical School. After finishing his internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, he competed his rheumatology fellowship at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. He remained at the Mayo Clinic for 11 years, where he practiced, was a consultant in rheumatology, and served as Chair of the rheumatology education committee and Director of rheumatology training. Dr. Valente joined the Arthritis Center of Nebraska in 1999. He is currently the Director of Clinical Research at the Arthritis Center and is an instructor at the University of Nebraska Dental College. He has published more than 20 articles and abstracts, and has written three chapters on systemic vasculitis for major textbooks. A requested lecturer at Union College physician assistants program and Bryan Hospital family practice residency program, Dr. Valente has made more than 300 presentations as an invited lecturer all around the world. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 38 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Mayo Medical School

Graduation Date: in 1981

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:


Specialties: Internal Medicine and Rheumatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry NE PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Valente's Office Information

Fax: (402) 232-8096
Website: nebraskaarthritis.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon7:00 AM-5:30 PM
Tue7:00 AM-5:30 PM
Wed7:00 AM-5:30 PM
Thu7:00 AM-5:30 PM
Fri7:00 AM-3:00 PM

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