Dr. Jorge Salazar, MD

Dr. Jorge Salazar, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Jorge Salazar, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Washington, School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in cardiac surgery and pediatric cardiology.Read his story

6411 Fannin St

Houston, TX 77030

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Salazar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salazar performs Heart Surgery more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Salazar performs this procedure more than 60% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salazar performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Salazar performs this procedure more than 59% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Aortic Valve Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salazar performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Salazar performs this procedure more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Salazar's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Surgery
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Diseases
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Marfan Syndrome
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pediatric Heart Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

I love what I do because people, especially children, have so much potential. They are our future and our most worthwhile investment. Being a parent myself, I always strive to deliver the very best outcome to patients, with the least amount of r...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2009
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Residency Hospital
2004
University Of California
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Johns Hopkins Hospital, General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1994
University Of Washington, School Of Medicine
Medical School
2009
2004
2000
1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Salazar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salazar

4.4

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Salazar expertise in my son's surgery was exceptional
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I have complete trust in Dr. Salazar. He performed a very difficult arterial switch operation on my then 11 year old son. Dr. Salazar was compassionate, forward thinking in his approach and offered and delivered hope. He was a true blessing to our family.
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