Brian Valerian, MD

Department of Surgery
Member of AMC Faculty

Dr. Valerian, the Susan Droege Distinguished Chair in Surgery and a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon, cares for patients with gastrointestinal problems and diseases. He has a special interest in benign and malignant conditions of the colon, rectum and anus. He is experienced in minimally invasive surgery for treatment of colon and rectal cancer, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and other gastrointestinal disorders.

Dr. Valerian performs transanal endoscopic microsurgery for resection of rectal polyps and tumors, a highly specialized procedure that can avoid a major abdominal operation and not offered at other institutions in the region.

In addition, he performs specialized procedures for the treatment of fecal incontinence and other anal and rectal conditions including hemorrhoids, anal fistulas, rectal abscesses, anal fissures, and rectal prolapse.

Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Surgery (General Surgery)

American Board of Surgery

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Umdnj-New Jersey Dental School
Newark, NJ


Colon & Rectal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Florida-Weston
Weston, FL


Surgery (General Surgery)
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
Delmar Specialty Care Center
250 Delaware Ave.
Suite 202
Delmar, NY 12209
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Niskayuna Specialty Care Center
1769 Union St.
Floor 2
Niskayuna, NY 12309
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Surgery Clinic Albany Medical Center
50 New Scotland Ave.
Surgeons Pavilion
Floor 5
Albany, NY 12208
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