Dr. Jorge Salazar
Dr. Salazar grew up in Lima, Peru until age 10 when his family moved to Memphis, TN. He is a graduate of Rhodes College and the University of Tennessee School of Medicine, both of which are in Memphis. He completed his internship at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH before returning to Memphis to complete his Diagnostic Radiology residency followed by a Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Dr. Salazar subsequently joined the UTHSC staff full time where he practiced Vascular and Interventional Radiology for 14 years and was instrumental, along with Dr. Joshi, in establishing a Pediatric Vascular and Interventional program at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital before deciding to take his skills full time to the outpatient setting where he has been practicing since 2008. Dr. Salazar is fully bilingual in Spanish and English. He is married with three children.
His expertise includes: Endovascular treatment of lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) for treatment of chronic limb ischemia as well as wound and limb salvage, venous insufficiency and varicose vein treatment (Laser or RF ablation, sclerotherapy, embolization), uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), dialysis access and maintenance (including percutaneous AV access creation), venous access (portacath, permacath, PICC)