Dr. Manuel Salazar, MD

Dr. Manuel Salazar, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Manuel Salazar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and more.Read his story

Bay Area Heart Center

5398 Park St N

Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Humana
  • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 88% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Salazar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Salazar "Dr. Salazar received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh, following which he pursued his medical training at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara and received his MD from the University of the State of New York. He continued with postgraduate training as an intern and resident in Internal Medicine at St Vincent's Medical Center in New York, where he served in the distinguished position as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine. He continued with his sub-specialization in Cardiology serving as The Chief Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine. During his training, Dr. Salazar was the recipient of several awards including Resident of the Year award and several awards for cardiovascular research from the American College of Physicians and the Richmond Medical Society of Staten Island, New York City. He has many published cardiovascular research articles. He served as Clinical Professor of Medicine at The State University of New York and Clinical Professor of Medicine at New York Medical College. Dr. Salazar has multiple Board Certifications by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the fields of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is also Board Certified in Nuclear Cardiology. He has advanced training in Cardiac CT angiography. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. A member of the Board of Governors for the Pinellas County Medical Association, he is a Founding Member of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He is a member of the Society for Cardiac Magnetic Resonance, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography. He is Director of the Nuclear Cardiology Department at Bay Area Heart Center. His special interests include: clinical cardiology, preventive cardiology, nuclear cardiology, diagnostic invasive cardiac catheterization, transesophageal echocardiography, stress echocardiography and Cardiac CT angiography. He has received the renowned People's Choice Award for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. He has the highest A" rating on Angie's list.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salazar "The Bay Area Heart Center will strive to provide the highest level and quality of cardiac care available. This requires two commitments. The first commitment is treat the patient as an individual, and the second is to strive for continuous improvement in the technical delivery of care in this increasingly complex field. Bay Area Heart Center is a team whose goal is the preservation of good health."

5  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Nuclear Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Nuclear Medicine*

56  Conditions Treated

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21  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.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Vincents Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Vincents Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sisters Of Charity Medical Center-Staten Island
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Frist Humanitarian Award, 2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Salazar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Manuel Salazar, MD
This cardiologist is most knowledgeable. He has performed research in his field and has published his findings in highly-rated medical journals. I trust his expertise. He treats his patients with kindness, respect, and compassion. He is very likeable and puts you at ease.
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