Carrie L. Valenta, MD
Carrie L. Valenta, MD

Carrie L. Valenta, MD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Medicine

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Pinjala, A, Ermann, D, Valenta C. (2019). Pancoast Tumor. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2020, Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
  • Valenta C, Brown C. (2019). Subconjunctival Hemorrhage. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2020, Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
  • Sarsam L, Onaiwu C, Valenta C. (2018). Ventricular Septal Defect. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019, Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer. 
  • Onaiwu C, Sarsam, L, Valenta C. (2018). Hypoparathyroidism. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019, Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer. 
  • Valenta C, Brown C. (2018). Subconjunctival Hemorrhage. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019, Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
  • Munir, A, Valenta C. (2018). Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019, Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
  • Ermann, D, Krishnan, M, Valenta C. (2018). Pancoast Tumor. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019, Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.
  • Gummadi, P, Krishnan, M, Valenta C. (2018). Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. In Domino FJ (Ed.), The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2019, Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Articles

  • Selim M, Rakhra A, Kassim T, Sen R, Jabbari J, Valenta C. Cerebral Sinus Venous Thrombosis in a Patient Using Etonogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol Vaginal Ring. Cureus. 2018 Aug 5;10(8):e3103. doi: 10.7759/cureus.3103. PubMed PMID: 30338179; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6175201.
  • Parekh JD, Kukrety S, Thandra A, Valenta C. Multiple Primary Malignant Neoplasms in an Elderly Patient. Cureus. 2018 Mar 28;10(3):e2384. doi: 10.7759/cureus.2384. PubMed PMID: 29850379; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5973498.
  • Urja P, Nippoldt EH, Barak V, Valenta C. High-Value Care in the Evaluation of Stroke. Cureus. 2017 Aug 1;9(8):e1532. doi: 10.7759/cureus.1532. PubMed PMID: 28983441; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5624564.
  • Fan T, Macaraeg J, Haddad TM, Bacon H, Le D, Mirza M, Valenta C, Wichman T. A Case Report on Suspected Levamisole-Induced Pseudovasculitis. WMJ. 2017 Feb;116(1):37-9. PubMed PMID: 29099568.
  • Onaiwu, C.O., MD, Sarsam, L. MD, Valenta, C. MD. (2016) "Weight Loss or Brain Loss?: Long Term Use of Phentermine Possibly Increases Risk for Ischemic Stroke."

Presentations

  • Jennifer Anthone, PharmD, Anum Abbas, MD, Bryan Alexander, PharmD, Dayla Boldt, PharmD, Sumaya Ased, PharmD, Cassara Carroll, PharmD, Stephen Cavalieri, PhD, John Horne, MD, Manasa Velagapudi, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD, Giri Andukuri, MD, Richard Paguia, MD, Michael Petzar, MD, Thamer Kassim, MD, Elizabeth George, MD, MPH, Eric Magliulo, BS, Christopher Destache, PharmD, Renuga Vivekanandan, MD. (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). New Robust Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) Results in Reduction of Clostridium difficile 30-Day Readmission. Poster presented at ID Week 2018: Infectious Disease Society of American Nation Conference; San Francisco, CA., 2018
  • Elizabeth George, MD, Osman Bhatty, MBBS, Grant Kerr, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD. (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). Polyneuropathy and Then Paralysis, an Atypical Presentation of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: A Call for Early Diagnosis. Poster presented at National Congress of Clinical Rheumatology North American Young Rheumatology Investigator Forum; Destin, FL., 2018
  • Mohammad Selim, MBBS, Carrie Valenta, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE). Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis in a Patient Using Estonogestrel/ethyinyl Estradiol Vaginal Ring. Clinical Vignette presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Conference; Denver, CO., 2018
  • Luay Sarsam, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE). Idiopathic Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Possibly an Early Sign of Fabry Disease. Clinical Vignette presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Conference; Denver, CO., 2018
  • Roy Norris, MD, Jai Parekh, MD, Austin Loranger, MD, Janani Baskaran, MD, Eric Rice, MD, Venkata Anduikuri, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD. (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). Needs Based Leads:  Optimizing Telemetry Usage. Poster presentation at Society of Hospital Medicine National Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL., 2018
  • Ahmed Rahma, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD. (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). Varenicline-induced Seizure in a 29-year-old Female Switching from Buproprion to Varenicline for Smoking Cessation: A Case Report. Poster presentation at Society of Hospital Medicine National Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL., 2018
  • Saboor Randhawa MD, Ahmed Munir MD, Daniel Ermann MD, Ahmed Aly MD, Carrie Valenta MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE). Hiding in Plain Sight: Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma with No Contrast Enhancement on Imaging. Poster presented at St Albert’s Day Research Symposium; Omaha, NE., 2018
  • Rouhin Sen, MD, Elizabeth George, MD, Ahmed Rahma, MD, Paul Millner, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD.  (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). Decreasing the Usage of Unnecessary Daily Labs. Poster presented at Society of Hospital Medicine Nebraska Chapter Meeting; Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Michael Klug, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD. (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). Identifying Sepsis. Oral presentation at Society of Hospital Medicine Nebraska Chapter Meeting; Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Ahmed Munir, MD, Nagarjuna Gujjula, MBBS, Carrie Valenta, MD. (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). Implementing I-PASS Handoff Curriculum. Oral presentation at Society of Hospital Medicine Nebraska Chapter Meeting; Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Roy Norris, MD, Austin Loranger, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD. (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). Optimizing Telemetry Usage. Oral presentation at Society of Hospital Medicine Nebraska Chapter Meeting; Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Ahmed Munir, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD. “A Dilemma in Vasculitis.” Oral Presentation at CHEST Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada., 2017
  • Dinesh Reddy Apala, MBBS; Rei Christian Calma, MS3; Mridula Krishnan, MBBS; Aravdeep Jhand, MBBS; Carrie Valenta, MD. (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). Recurrent Pseudomonas Bacteremia as a Complication Post ECMO. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Nebraska Chapter annual conference, Omaha NE., 2017
  • Niraj Yadav, MBBS;  Aravdeep Jhand, MBBS; Stephanie Windish, DO; Abhishek Thandra, MBBS; Carrie Valenta, MD;  Pallavi Bellamkonda, MBBS (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). A life-saving drug causing the “broken heart”: A case of Epinephrine induced Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Nebraska Chapter Annual Conference, Omaha NE., 2017
  • Nicholas Pflederer, Elizabeth George MD, Carrie Valenta MD (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). Demands of the Heart: Anterior Demand STEMI Caused by COPD Exacerbation with Clear Coronary Arteries. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Nebraska Chapter annual conference; Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Saboor Randhawa MD, Ahmed Munir MD, Daniel Ermann MD, Ahmed Aly MD, Carrie Valenta MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE). Hiding in Plain Sight: Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma with No Contrast Enhancement on Imaging. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Regional Conference; Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Elizabeth George, MD, Osman Bhatty, MBBS, Grant Kerr, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD. (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). A Vasculitic Neuropathy: A Call for Early Diagnosis of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Regional Conference; Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Rouhin Sen, MD, Elizabeth George, MD, Ahmed Rahma, MD, Paul Millner, MD, Carrie Valenta, MD.  (Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE). Decreasing the Usage of Unnecessary Daily Labs. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Regional Conference;Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Howard, Kathryn, MS3; Carrie Valenta, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE). Eczema, Herpes and MRSA, oh my! A Case of Super-infected Eczema Herpeticum. Poster presented at Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly; La Vista, NE, 2017
  • Value and Virtue: Can the Jesuit Mission and High Value Care Co-exist?; Grand Rounds Presentation, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE;, 2017
  • Austin Loranger MD, Jai Parekh MD,  Abhishek Thandra MD, Shweta Kukrety MD, Carrie Valenta MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE.) Multiple Primary Malignant Neoplasms. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Regional Conference Omaha, NE., 2016
  • Amanda Krantz, MS3; Mridula Krishnan, MBBS; Vishisht Mehta, MBBS; Carrie Valenta, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE) Horse or Zebra: Considerations in the Diagnosis of Panic Attacks. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Regional Conference Omaha, NE., 2016
  • Nathan Dewey, MS3; Aravdeep Jhand, MBBS; Vishisht Mehta, MBBS; Karishma Bhatia, MBBS; Mridula Krishnan, MBBS; Carrie Valenta, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE) Going Rogue:That's Not Where Bowels Should Be: Paraesophageal Hernia. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Regional Conference; 2016 October 27; Omaha, NE., 2016
  • Luay Sarsam MD, Cherry Onaiwu MD, Carrie Valenta MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE) Early or Late? VSD possibly an early mechanical complication of acute myocardial infarction. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Regional Conference; 2016 October 27; Omaha, NE., 2016
  • Casey Zelus MS4, Matthew Samec M4, Stephanie Windish DO, Carrie Valenta MD (Creighton Univeristy Medical Center, Omaha, NE) Reactivation of HSV-1 in Severe Illness. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Regional Conference; 2016 October 27; Omaha, NE., 2016
  • Matt Eganhouse MS2, Vritti Gupta MD, Carrie Valenta MD (Creighton Univeristy Medical Center, Omaha, NE) Rare Case of Staphylococcus lugdunensis. Poster presented at American College of Physicians Regional Conference Omaha, NE., 2016
  • Onaiwu C, MD; Sarsam L, MD; Valenta C, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE) Weight Loss or Brain Loss? Long Term Use of Phentermine Possibly Increases Risk for Ischemic Stroke. Poster presented at Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting San Diego, CA., 2016
  • Mott S, BS; Kunadharaju RK, MBBS; Valenta C, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE) Spontaneous Rectus Sheath Hematoma – The Great Mimic! Poster presented at: American College of Physicians Regional Internal Medicine Meeting Omaha, NE., 2015
  • Mohsin S, MBBCh, Abuzaid A, MBBCh; Haddad T, MBBCh; Valenta C, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE) Challenging Case of Bullous Pemphigoid on Low Dose Methotrexate Presenting with Shortness of Breath. Paper presented at Society of General Internal Medicine MidAtlantic Regional Meeting Hershey, PA, 2015
  • Singh S, BS; Schubert S, BS; Stanojevic D, MD; Valenta C, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE) GI prophylaxis with a Nadir. Poster presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Midwest Regional Meeting Chicago, IL., 2011
  • Saiprasad S, MD; Valenta C, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE) Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis: an Emerging Autoimmune Brain Disease. Paper presented at Society of General Internal Medicine Midwest Regional Meeting Chicago, IL., 2011
  • Madan R, MD; Valenta C, MD (Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE), Stressing the Cause – Marijuana Associated Stress Cardiomyopathy. Paper presented at: Society of General Internal Medicine Midwest Regional Meeting Chicago, IL., 2011

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow of Hospital Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2018
  • First Place Poster Presentation, Society of Hospital Medicine Nebraska Chapter, 2017
  • Best Teaching Service Award - Hospital Medicine, 2017
  • Target 100 Customer Service Award, 2012
  • School of Medicine Exceptional Educator, 2011
  • Golden Apple Resident Nominee, 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Magna Cum Laude, Creighton University , 2003
  • Dean’s Honor Roll,, Creighton University , 1999