Dr. Juan Salazar, MD

Dr. Juan Salazar, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Juan Salazar, MD is a general surgery specialist in South Miami, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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

Port Placements or Replacements
more than 46% of peers
more than 5% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Salazar'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.

Dr. Salazar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Salazar "Dr. Salazar, a 1980 graduate with honors from the University of South Florida Medical School, fulfilled his surgical residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami. He is a Fellow of the America College of Surgeons. Although experienced in all types of surgical procedures, based on sheer numbers, Dr. Salazar is credited as one of South Florida's leading specialists in laparoscopic removal of the gallbladder, with over 5,000 cases.Dr. Salazar and Dr. Villegas, were pioneers in the early development of laparoscopic procedures in Miami. Dr. Salazar and Villegas constitute two of the three surgical team members who performed the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Miami-Dade County."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salazar "Dr. Salazar is a 1980 Honors (A.O.A) Medical School graduate of the University of South Florida. He did his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. In addition, he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In 1989, he was a member of a pioneering group of surgeons who did the very first laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal) in the state of Florida."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University of South Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salazar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salazar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salazar to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Salazar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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