Dr. 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.
Our staff speaks both English and Spanish.
American Board of Plastic Surgery 2010
American Board of Surgery 2007
University of South Florida - Tampa, Florida
University of Virginia - Charlottesville, Virginia
University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital - Miami, Florida
Tulane University Hospital - New Orleans, Louisiana
University of Miami School of Medicine - Miami, Florida
University of Miami, cum laude - Coral Gables, Florida
Major: Biology Minor: Chemistry
Basic Life Support 2010
Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2010
Basic Microsurgery - Indiana University, Section of Plastic Surgery, 2007
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
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.
State of Florida Department of Health
Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health Professions