Fernando Salazar, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Nuclear Cardiology

Fernando Salazar, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI

Dr. Fernando Salazar is the past chief of cardiology and director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at Northside Hospital and Tampa Bay Heart Institute. He was elected by his peers to the prestigious office of chief of staff at Northside Hospital. Dr. Salazar is the medical director for the Tampa Bay Heart Institute and a member of the Board of Trustees at both Northside Hospital and Largo Medical Center. He is the chief of medicine at St. Anthony’s Hospital.

After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Salazar pursued his medical training at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara and received his medical degree from the University of the State of New York.

Dr. Salazar completed his internship and residency at St. Vincent's Medical Center in New York, where he served as chief resident in internal medicine. He then pursued sub-specialty training in cardiology at Sisters of Charity Medical Center in New York, serving as the chief fellow in cardiovascular medicine.

During his training, Dr. Salazar was Resident of the Year and earned several awards for cardiovascular research from the American College of Physicians and the Richmond Medical Society of Staten Island, New York City. He has published many 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.

Joined Practice:
1999
Medical Degree:
Autonomous University of Guadalajara, University of the State of New York
Internship:
St. Vincent's Medical Center, New York
Residency:
St. Vincent's Medical Center, New York
Fellowship:
Sisters of Charity Medical Center, New York
Professional Distinctions:
Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP)
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)
Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI)
Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
ABIM Subspecialty Certification in Cardiovascular Disease
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology