Meet Dr. Salama - Miami Plastic Surgeon

aventura cosmetic surgeonDr. Salama began his professional education at the University Of Miami School Of Medicine where he received his medical degree. He completed a surgical internship at Tulane University and then a general surgery residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Salama became interested in surgery of the hand and completed a fellowship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

In line with his initial medical interest, Dr. Salama then pursued and completed a plastic surgery residency at the University of South Florida. It is here where Dr. Salama fine-tuned his surgical skills and artistic ability. His extensive training has allowed him to master techniques in cosmetic, reconstructive, and hand surgery.

One of Dr. Salama’s many talents, is his ability to interact with patients. While other surgeons may overlook this, Dr. Salama and his staff feel that the physician-patient relationship is the cornerstone of good patient care. We strive to provide you with an experience you will never forget. Please come see us for your Elite experience.

board certified miami plastic surgeon

Our staff speaks both English and Spanish.

Dr. Moises Salama is a board certified Miami plastic surgeon.

Board Certifications

American Board of Plastic Surgery 2010

American Board of Surgery 2007

Education

Plastic Surgery Residency

University of South Florida – Tampa, Florida

Hand Surgery Fellowship

University of Virginia – Charlottesville, Virginia

General Surgery Residency

University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital – Miami, Florida

General Surgery Internship

Tulane University Hospital – New Orleans, Louisiana

M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine – Miami, Florida

B.S.

University of Miami, cum laude – Coral Gables, Florida

Major: Biology Minor: Chemistry

Certifications

Basic Life Support 2010

Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2010

Basic Microsurgery – Indiana University, Section of Plastic Surgery, 2007

Honors and Awards

Henry King Stafford Academic Scholarship (1993-1996)

Florida Undergraduate Scholarship (1993-1996)

University of Miami General Honors Program (1993-1996)

University of Miami Medical Scholars Program – combined B.S.-M.D. program for early acceptance into medical school

Alpha Lambda Delta National Academic Honors Society (1994)

Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society (1996)

University of Miami President’s Honor Roll (Fall Semester, 1993)

University of Miami Provost’s Honor Roll (1993-1996)

University of Miami Dean’s Academic List (1993-1996)

Certificate of Merit in Microbiology from The University of Miami Alumni Association and The Citizens Board (1992)

University of Miami Undergraduate Research Fellowship (1994)

Superior Achievement – South Florida Science and Engineering Fair

Research and Publications

Salama M, Halpern D. The Use of Quantitative Sensory Testing in the Evaluation of Peripheral Neuropathies. Presented at the Florida Hand Society Meeting 2007.

Salama M, Chhabra AB. Hand Transplantation. In: Green’s Operative Hand Surgery. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005.

Salama M, Chhabra AB. Growth Factors and Tissue Engineering: The Future of Surgical Treatment for Flexor Tendon Injuries. In: Green’s Operative Hand Surgery. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005

Salama M, Chhabra AB. Results of Four-corner Fusion with a Dorsal Circular Plating System. In: Green’s Operative Hand Surgery. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005.

Hong JJ, Cohn SM, Ekeh AP, Newman M, Salama M, Leblang SD. A Prospective Randomized Study of Clinical Assessment versus Computed Tomography for the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis. Surgical Infections (Larchmt). 2003 Fall; 4(3): 231-9.
Presented at the 112th Annual Session of the Southern Surgical Society, Dec. 5,
2000.

Salama M, Benjamin L, Thaller S, Schachner LA. Aplasia Cutis Congenita. In: Persing JA, Evans G, editors. Soft Tissue Surgery of the Craniofacial Region. Informa Healthcare, 2007.

Salama M, Schild F, Raines J, Baltodano N. The Use of U-clips in Brachial Arterio-venous Fistulas for Dialysis Access, The Vascular Access Yearbook, 2005.

Salama M, Jansen D, Kent JN, Newsome RE, Love L. Facial Alloplastic Implants, Mandibular Angle, emedicine.com, August 5, 2002.

Salama M, Blackbourne L et al. Advanced Surgical Recall, 2nd edition, Associate Editor, 2003.

Salama M, Calancie J et al. Digital Analysis of the Gait Patterns of Rats with Spinal Cord Transection. The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis – data collection.

Salama M, Dickerson I. Construction of a Prokaryotic Expression Vector for Neuropeptide Y – Westinghouse Science Talent Search, 1992.

Professional Licenses

State of Florida Department of Health

Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health Professions