Dr. James Salander, MD

Dr. James Salander, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. James Salander, MD is a general surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med in 1973 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

5513 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 210

Washington, DC 20015

Contact Information

(301) 881-5503

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Aneurysm
high
more than 85% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
high
more than 83% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Salander'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

21  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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 Vt Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Letterman Army Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salander's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salander to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Salander's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a really positive experience being seen by Dr. Salander. He was very informative and gave me a number of treatment options, had a very professional and warm bedside manner.
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He's absolutely excellent all around. Very sharp, caring, and friendly.
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The doctor is highly qualified as far as skillset. However he does not listen to patient to get a good understanding of patient history. I feel he is very arogent. If you want a doctor with great skills and no interpersonal communication skills this is the doctor for you. However if you want...more
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I first saw Dr. Salander in the hospital after I had an accident and was diagnosed with AAA, unrelated to the accident. I saw him in his office after a second CT scan. He took a long time with me and drew a picture to explain my condition. Spoke to someone at the hospital to get the correct test...more
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