Dr. James Salander, MD

Dr. James Salander, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
Dr. James Salander, MD is a vascular 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 vascular surgery and general 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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more than 85% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
more than 83% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 77% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General 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

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  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. James Salander, MD
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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Newark, NJ – Jul 01, 2017
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He's absolutely excellent all around. Very sharp, caring, and friendly.
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Chicago, IL – May 16, 2017
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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...Read More
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Clinton, MD – Apr 29, 2017
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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...Read More
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Steve R in Montgomery Village, MD – Dec 23, 2015
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