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Dr. Jorge Salazar, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Salazar
6411 Fannin St Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Jorge Salazar, MD is a cardiothoracic 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 cardiothoracic surgery and pediatric cardiology.


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Dr. Salazar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Surgery
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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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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

  • Cardiothoracic 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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4 Stars
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
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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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