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Manuel F Salazar, MD

Manuel F Salazar, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Salazar received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh, following which he pursued his medical training at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara and received his MD from the University of the State of New York. He continued with postgraduate training as an intern and resident in Internal Medicine at St Vincent's Medical Center in New York, where he served in the distinguished position as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine. He continued with his sub-specialization in Cardiology serving as The Chief Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine. During his training, Dr. Salazar was the recipient of several awards including Resident of the Year award and several awards for cardiovascular research from the American College of Physicians and the Richmond Medical Society of Staten Island, New York City. He has many published 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.

Dr. Salazar has multiple Board Certifications by the American Board of Internal Medicine in the fields of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. He is also Board Certified in Nuclear Cardiology. He has advanced training in Cardiac CT angiography. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. A member of the Board of Governors for the Pinellas County Medical Association, he is a Founding Member of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He is a member of the Society for Cardiac Magnetic Resonance, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography. He is Director of the Nuclear Cardiology Department at Bay Area Heart Center. His special interests include: clinical cardiology, preventive cardiology, nuclear cardiology, diagnostic invasive cardiac catheterization, transesophageal echocardiography, stress echocardiography and Cardiac CT angiography. He has received the renowned People's Choice Award for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. He has the highest "A" rating on Angie's list.
Care Philosophy

Bay Area Heart Center strives to provide the highest level and quality of cardiac care available. This requires two commitments. First, to treat the patient as an individual and second, to strive for continuous improvement in the technical delivery of care in this increasingly complex field. Bay Area Heart Center's team goal is the preservation of our patient's good health. We welcome comments and criticisms from our patients regarding how well we fulfill our mission.

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Aetna

Aetna - Managed Care - PPO

Aetna - Elect Choice - EPO

Aetna - Open Access - EPO

Aetna Select Plans

Auto Accident Insurance

Avmed

AvMed - HMO

Beech Street

Beech Street - PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Advantage 65

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Florida Blue

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Health Options

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Net-Blue

Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPS

BlueCross BlueShield of Utah - Blue Option

Care Plus

Care Plus - JSA - HMO

Care Plus - Non JSA - HMO

CHAMPVA

Cigna

Cigna - HMO - Exclusive

Cigna - Open Access Plus

Cigna - PPO - Non Exclusive

Coventry - Summit

Coventry Health Care - PPO

Coventry Health Care Plans

Coventry - Advantra

Evolutions - PPO

Freedom Health - Medicare HMO

Government Employees Health Association - Commercial

Group Health Incorporated - PPO

Humana

Humana - PFFS

Managed Care Programs

Medicare Assignment

Medicare RR/ RailRoad

Medicaid - MO Primary

Physicians United Plan - Medicare HMO

Pinellas County Health Services - HMO

Plaines Health - PPO

Preferred Care Partners - HMO

Private Healthcare Systems - PHCS - Multiplan

Medicare

Tricare Prime

United Healthcare - Empire

United Healthcare - Evercare

United Healthcare Medicare

USA Health Network - PPO

WellCare

Wellcare - HMO

Work Compensation - Out of State

Workmans Group

Angina

Aortic Aneurysms

Cardiologist

Echocardiogram

Lipid Disorders

Preventive Medicine

United Healthcare HMO

Aetna

Aetna - Managed Care - PPO

Aetna - Elect Choice - EPO

Aetna - Open Access - EPO

Aetna Select Plans

Auto Accident Insurance

Avmed

AvMed - HMO

Beech Street

Beech Street - PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Advantage 65

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Florida Blue

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Health Options

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Net-Blue

Blue Cross Blue Shield - PPS

BlueCross BlueShield of Utah - Blue Option

Care Plus

Care Plus - JSA - HMO

Care Plus - Non JSA - HMO

CHAMPVA

Cigna

Cigna - HMO - Exclusive

Cigna - Open Access Plus

Cigna - PPO - Non Exclusive

Coventry - Summit

Coventry Health Care - PPO

Coventry Health Care Plans

Coventry - Advantra

Evolutions - PPO

Freedom Health - Medicare HMO

Government Employees Health Association - Commercial

Group Health Incorporated - PPO

Humana

Humana - PFFS

Managed Care Programs

Medicare Assignment

Medicare RR/ RailRoad

Medicaid - MO Primary

Physicians United Plan - Medicare HMO

Pinellas County Health Services - HMO

Plaines Health - PPO

Preferred Care Partners - HMO

Private Healthcare Systems - PHCS - Multiplan

Medicare

Tricare Prime

United Healthcare - Empire

United Healthcare - Evercare

United Healthcare Medicare

USA Health Network - PPO

WellCare

Wellcare - HMO

Work Compensation - Out of State

Workmans Group

Angina

Aortic Aneurysms

Cardiologist

Echocardiogram

Lipid Disorders

Preventive Medicine