Dr. Valerie Gathers was born and raised in Indianapolis. She earned her bachelor of science in biology from Indiana University and obtained both her master of science in physiology and biophysics and medical degree from the University of Louisville. Dr. Gathers completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Flushing Medical Center in Queens, NY. She is board certified and a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG).
Dr. Gathers is delighted to practice in Indiana and particularly Anderson, where some of her family resides. She brings her passion for women's health and wholeness to every patient she cares for and is deeply committed to helping her patients achieve their best state of health through all seasons of life. From preconception counseling through the post-menopausal transition, she invests in helping her patients navigate every step of their care.
Dr. Gathers is also a skilled surgeon and is certified and trained on the daVinci® Surgical System. By using this advanced robotic technology, she is able to perform many gynecological procedures using a minimally-invasive approach to best meet her patients' healthcare needs.
Dr. Gathers' mission for patient care is to stay on the cutting edge of technology and medical research to provide the most educated care plans. With a warm and compassionate bedside manner, she builds trust and develops close personal relationships with her patients. She listens attentively to concerns from patients and their families and strives to give all patients the exceptional care they deserve.
When she is not at the office, Dr. Gathers enjoys traveling with her husband, scrapbooking and spending time with family and friends.