Dr. Richard Salazar Montero, MD

Dr. Richard Salazar Montero, MD

Neurology | Male

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My main interests include parkinson's disease and parkinsonism, essential tremor, dystonia, dementias, huntington's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, encephalopathies, autoimmune disorders (e.g. myasthenia gravis), among others.Read more

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Dr. Salazar Montero's Care Philosophy

My main interests include parkinson's disease and parkinsonism, essential tremor, dystonia, dementias, huntington's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, encephalopathies, autoimmune disorders (e.g. myasthenia gravis), among others.

Dr. Salazar Montero says...

1. Parkinson's disease and related movement disorders: Fellowship trained in comprehensive management of Parkinson's patients. Great experience treating hundreds of Parkinson's patients. Active participation in research studies. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) programming.

2. Stroke: Former medical director of a primary stroke center in southern Colorado.

3. Multiple Sclerosis: Great experience treating MS patients. Excellent interpretation of MRI studies. Co-author of a Neuroimaging book published by Cambridge Press.

4. Dementias: Performs a thorough mental exam. Interpretation of PET scans.

5. Epilepsy: Trained in VNS programming.

Dr. Salazar Montero says...

1. Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS): Fellowship trained in DBS programming and troubleshooting of complicated cases.

2. Botox Injections: Fellowship trained. Great experience in the use of Botox for various indications. For instance, chronic migraine headaches, cervical dystonia, spasticity, hemifacial spasms, excessive drooling.

3. Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS): Trained in VNS programming for selected epilepsy patients.

4. Intrathecal Baclofen pump (ITB) programming: Trained in ITB programming for cases of severe spasticity. For instance, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, stroke or MS.

Dr. Salazar Montero's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology
  •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spasticity
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    Cayetano Heredia University

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Henry Ford Hospital

    Completed in 2009

  • Residency Hospital
    Henry Ford Hospital

    Completed in 2012

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2013

  • Undergraduate School
    Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia / Academic Program of Medicine

    Graduated in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neurological Movement Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Deep Brain Stimulator Programming
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)