Allison Valentine, MD – Family Medicine Physician

Allison Valentine is a board-certified Family Medicine Physician who joined Chapel Hill Primary Care in August 2014. She employs a biopsychosocial approach to the practice of medicine, treating each patient as a unique individual.

Education

Dr. Valentine received a Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill prior to completing a medical degree at UNC, as well. She completed her residency training at the Virginia Commonwealth University/Fairfax Family Practice and is board certified in Family Medicine.

Professional Background

After completing her residency, Dr. Valentine worked at Mount Vernon Primary Care Associates in Alexandria, Virginia for 3 years before becoming a staff physician of MedNorth Federally Qualified Health Center in Wilmington, NC where she gained valuable experience working with patients who had complex, advanced medical and social issues. While in Wilmington, she also served on the community-teaching faculty at New Hanover Regional Medical Center Residency in Family Medicine.

Allison has given several presentations on Celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and overall food theory. She has recently worked with Beyond Celiac (formerly National Foundation for Celiac Awareness) on several projects.

Focus of Practice

Dr. Valentine’s work in the treatment of illness is augmented by her enthusiasm for helping to prevent disease through personalized patient education. She is experienced in gastroenterology, especially IBS, chronic constipation and diarrhea, GERD, and other illnesses. She also has a focus in psychiatry, including depression, anxiety, ADD, and other mood-related disorders and the ways in which chronic illness and psychiatric issues interrelate. She enjoys collaborating with the other specialists within Chapel Hill Doctors. She also does Mirena and Skyla IUD insertions and Nexplanon insertions. She loves living near downtown Durham with her husband, son, and puppy. She has kept balance by practicing yoga, running, and cycling since medical school.

Chapel Hill Practice

Dr. Valentine is now providing high-quality care to the patients of Chapel Hill Primary Care. When you make an appointment with Dr. Valentine, you will experience a physician who is interested in your overall health and wellbeing. As always, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss your concerns in a respectful, patient-centered environment.

Convenient Access

If you would like to meet with Dr. Valentine, please use our online appointment request form to request an appointment. You can also use the patient portal to send Dr. Valentine a message, review your test results, or request a prescription refill. This portal makes it easy to manage your health and stay in the touch with the primary care professionals at Chapel Hill Primary Care.