Areas of Interest
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger, Osteoarthritis (Fingers, Thumb, Hand, and Wrist), Fractures (Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, Hand, and Fingers), Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Tennis Elbow, De Quervain's Tenosynovitis, Tendonitis (Hand, Wrist, and Elbow), Golfer’s Elbow, Mallet Fingers, Ganglion Cysts, Benign Soft Tissue Tumors (such as Giant Cell Tumors of the Tendon Sheath), Crushed Fingers, Sports Wrist Injuries, Wrist Arthroscopy, Mucous Cyst Excision, Injections, Ultrasound-Guided Wrist Joint Injections (Arthritis, Tendonitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Finger), Pediatric Fractures (Finger, Hand, and Wrist), Cat and Dog Bites, Fingernail Injuries
Dr. Valerie Deardorff is a board-certified orthopedic hand and upper extremity subspecialty surgeon in Overland Park, Kansas. She treats acute and chronic conditions of the elbows, forearms, wrist, and hands, including fractures, tendon and nerve injuries, arthritis, nerve compression syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, masses such as ganglion cysts and many other upper extremity disorders.
Dr. Deardorff is married with two children. She enjoys relaxing and reading at home, and doing almost any outdoor activity. She is also adventurous and loves experiencing the world, traveling to enrich herself and her family with new food, cultures, and experiences.
Dr. Deardorff accepts all major insurances. For more information, please visit our Insurance page.
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity, University of Miami at Jacksonville Memorial
Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Internship: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Certifications & Organizations
Certification in Surgery of the Hand
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualifications for Surgery of the Hand
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
American Society for Surgery of the Hand