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$$ Gilberto Antonio Salazar, MD

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Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification American Board of Emergency Medicine
Languages Spoken: English
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Biography

Biography

Gilberto Salazar, M.D., is an emergency medicine physician at Children’s Health℠ who specializes in echocardiography. He is a board-certified emergency physician and educator.

Dr. Salazar earned his medical degree from the University of Texas in Houston, and he then completed an emergency medicine residency at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

He serves as medical director for the Dallas/BioTel EMS Systems, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Department and Public Safety Agencies for the Cities of Farmers Branch and Richardson.

In addition, Dr. Salazar has served for years as medical manager for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Texas Task Force Two Urban Search and Rescue Operations, Task Force Strike Team, National Center for Emergency Disaster Response and Preparedness and the medical specialist for Urban Search and Rescue Operations.

Dr. Salazar also serves as one of the team physicians for the Dallas Stars, as well as other events requiring medical oversight.

Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2006)

Residency

Earl K Long Medical Center (2009), Emergency Medicine

Fellowship

UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2011), Emergency Medicine Services
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Emergency Medical Services Education

Selected Publications

  • Pediatric altered mental status: Did you think about the possibility of child abuse?. In Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors, Lawner BJ., Slovis CM., Fowler RL., Pepe PE., Mattu A., Salazar GA. (2012). Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Remember that drugs, toxins, and meds can cause AMS. In Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors, Lawner BJ., Slovis CM., Fowler RL., Pepe PE., Mattu A., Salazar GA. (2012). Philadelphia, PA., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Did you think about excited delirium as the cause of that patient's agitation?. In Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors, Lawner BJ., Slovis CM., Fowler RL., Pepe PE., Mattu A., Salazar GA. (2012). Philadelphia, PA., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Always remember to consider hypoglycemia!. In Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors, Lawner BJ., Slovis CM., Fowler RL., Pepe PE., Mattu A., Salazar GA (2012). Philadelphia, PA., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Remember that hypoxia may be causing that altered mental status!. In Avoiding Common Prehospital Errors, Lawner BJ., Slovis CM., Fowler RL., Pepe PE., Mattu A., Salazar GA. (2012). Philadelphia, PA., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • Texas College of Emergency Physicians (TCEP) (2009-2015)
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston Alumni Association (UHAA) (2009-2015)
  • Louisiana Chapter of American College of Emergency Physicians (LCACEP) (2008-2015)
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) (2006-2015)
  • Emergency Medicine Residents Association (EMRA) (2006-2015)
  • American Medical Association (AMA) (2002-2015)
  • National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) (1995-2015)

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Excellence Award; Department Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 2014
  • Faculty Outstanding Teaching Excellence Award; Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 2010
  • Nomination for Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, February 2013

Appointments & Locations

Appointments & Locations