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Holger Patricio Salazar

Holger Patricio Salazar, MD

Specializing in Cardiology and Internal Medicine

Regions

  • BMG

Education

Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Science, Biology; American School of Quito; Quito, Ecuador; 1984
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry; American School of Quito; Quito, Ecuador; 1984

Medical School

School of Medical Sciences of the Central University of Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador; 1991

Residency

  • Hospital de Cruce, University of the Basque Country; Bilabo, Spain; 1996
  • New York Medical College; New York, NY; 1999

Internship

Metropolitan Hospital, New York Medical College; New York, NY; 1997

Fellowship

  • Tulane University; New Orleans, LA; 2002
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation; Cleveland, OH; 2003

Honors

  • Best Student Fifth Year Medical School; 1989
  • Best Student Sixth Year Medical School; 1990
  • Best Student Seventh Year Medical School; 1991
  • Central University Award: Best Student of a class of 296 medical students upon graduation in 1991
  • Most Outstanding PGY-3 Department of Medicine Metropolitan Hospital Center; 1999
  • Assistant Chief Resident Metropolitan Hospital Center1998-99
  • Named by Consumers Research Council of America as one of America’s Top Physicians; 2004-05

Awards, Certifications & Memberships

Medical Societies

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Memphis Medical Society
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology

Awards & Recognition

  • Assistant Chief Medical Resident
  • Best Third Year Medical Resident
  • Summa Cum Laude in Medical School

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • Memphis Medical Society
  • Tennessee Medical Association

Board Certifications

  • American Certification Board of Echocardiography
  • Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Interpreting Vascular Studies
  • National Board of Echocardiography

Medical Licensures

Licensed in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee; Ohio Training Certificate

Medical Career

Treatments and services provided

  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Diseases

Diseases and conditions treated

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Pulmonary hypertension

Specialty interests

  • Advanced cardiac imaging
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Valvular heart disease

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Meet The Doctor

What can a patient expect when they have you as a doctor?

Best effort in obtaining an adequate diagnosis that can procure an updated treatment in a honest and compassionate way.

What is the most important factor in a doctor-patient relationship and why?

The most important factor in a doctor patient relationship is trust.

What hobbies or activities do you enjoy when you're not working?

Enjoy activities with my family, exercising, watch soccer and movies, and read.

What about your line of work do you find the most rewarding and why?

Being able to help my patients.

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