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Dr. Julie Valenzuela Joins the Department of Surgery

Julie Y. Valenzuela, M.D., joins the DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, at the University of Miami Health System and Miller School of Medicine as assistant professor of surgery. Dr. Valenzuela’s research will focus on trauma and global health, with clinical specialties in trauma, acute care surgery, and surgical critical care.

Julie Y. Valenzuela, M.D.
Julie Y. Valenzuela, M.D.

Name: Julie Y. Valenzuela, M.D.

Title: Assistant Professor of Surgery, Trauma Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Specialties: Trauma, Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Critical Care

Research Interests: Trauma, Global Health


  • Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, M.D., 2005
  • Residency, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, 2009-2015
  • Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2015-2017

Certifications: American Board of Surgery

  • Board certified in general surgery, 2016
  • Board certified in surgical critical care, 2016

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Locations: Ryder Trauma Center Jackson Memorial, Ryder Trauma Center Jackson South

Appointments: 305-243-UMMD (8663), 844-900-UMMD (8663)

Tags: acute care surgery, DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Dr. Julie Valenzuela, Surgical Critical Care, trauma, trauma surgical critical care