Valerie Hunter, MD

Val portrait 2.2M

Training

Cross Sectional Imaging Fellowship at UC Irvine medical Center

Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Texas Health Center

Education

University of Texas Medical Branch

Board Certification

American College of Radiology

Valerie Hunter, MD, has been a Women’s Imaging professional for 26 years, bringing a personal hands-on approach to patient care.

After graduating from University of Texas Medical Branch in 1983, she completed Diagnostic Radiology residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, followed by a fellowship in cross sectional imaging at University of California Irvine Medical Center. After that she was Director of Ultrasound at UCI, where she developed her love of women’s imaging. She trained both radiology and OBGYN residents and received several teaching awards. In 1996 she was recruited to Providence Portland Medical Center to develop a Women’s Imaging service. At PPMC she was instrumental in developing the Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Conference, introduced cystodefecography for pelvic floor functional imaging, and was a valued consultant to breast surgeons and OB/GYN specialists.

Dr. Hunter joined the Siker Imaging and Intervention team in March, 2015, bringing her skills in breast diagnosis and biopsy, OB/GYN ultrasound, infertility imaging, pelvic floor imaging, and thyroid ultrasound and aspiration.

She is passionate about patient care and women’s imaging issues.