Dr. Douglas Salmon, MD

Dr. Douglas Salmon, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Douglas Salmon, MD is a cardiology specialist in Buda, TX. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Live Oak Cardiology

155 Cimarron Park Loop

Buda, TX 78610
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Salmon performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 94% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Salmon's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Bexar County Hospital District
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Bexar County Hospital District
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Iowa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salmon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Salmon does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Salmon and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. David's South Austin Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Salmon is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Salmon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salmon to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Salmon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Salmon performed an emergency procedure for me in 1998 and has been my cardiologist for annual checkups since. Now past 80, I am considered to be in excellent health, with much of the credit going to Dr. Salmon.
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Dr. Salmon is an excellent and knowledgeable physician who takes time with his patients. He has a very courteous and efficient office staff and a helpful patient portal online.
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Rare and wonderful combination compassion for his patients equally passionate about his field of expertice. Brilliant and competent.
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