Dr. Christopher Salzman, MD

Dr. Christopher Salzman, MD

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Dr. Christopher Salzman, MD is a general surgery specialist in Palatka, FL and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

414 Zeagler Dr

Palatka, FL 32177

Contact Information

(386) 328-4123

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Port Placements or Replacements
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more than 81% of peers
Lipomas
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more than 74% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 74% of peers

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Dr. Salzman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Salzman "Christopher Salzman, MD is a Board Certified General Surgeon that has completed his fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Minimally invasive surgery allows for faster recovery time and reduced scaring. In addition to general minimal invasive surgery, his surgical interest includes abdominal surgery, small bowel obstruction, colorectal surgery, endoscopy, complex hernia repair, breast surgery and anti-reflux surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salzman "Dr Salzman has been a part of the Putnam Surgical Associates team since 2013.

Dr Salzman currently preforms his surgical procedures at Putnam Community Medical Center."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ of IL
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • St Jospeh Mercy Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • St Joseph's Mercy Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Texas Endosurgery Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salzman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salzman's Reviews

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4.9

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I have seen Dr. Salzman on several minor procedures/surgeries and have never been anything but impressed with his concern, his interest, and his professionalism. We are scheduled to do another procedure, different from the others, in a couple of days, and I'm confident everything will be handled...Read More
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Ed Wiley in Palatka, FL – Jul 11, 2018
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I am a person that likes a doctor or person to say what they have to say straight out not beat around the bush or use word that only the GREEK`S know and that`s what I got and I am thankfull Dr.Salzman told all points of what needed to be done and is directing me to some doctors that can help me...Read More
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Joseph Yohn in Interlachen, FL – Aug 19, 2017
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He is very pleasant and explains everything to you. I would recommend him to anyone that needs surgery.
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Alachua, FL – Jul 17, 2017
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I find Dr. Salzman to be quite thorough and very patient. I would definitely recommend him to my friends and family.
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Lydia Perez in Pomona Park, FL – Mar 21, 2017
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I was greeted kindly and I really liked the receptionist's personal air. I filled out the paperwork and was called in quickly. The assistant was nice, and attentive. The doctor came in promptly and reviewed my situation right away. He was nice and I liked his professionalism. Check out was a breeze...Read More
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Ruby in Interlachen, FL – Feb 20, 2017
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