Salas Plastic Surgery Miami is a luxury private practice specializing in aesthetic face, breast, and body contouring surgery, as well as non-invasive procedures. Dr. Salas is a board certified plastic ...
Education and Training
Tufts University School of Medicine MD 2002
Plastic SurgeryAmerican Board of Plastic SurgeryABPS
- Member American Society of Plastic Surgery
Experience & Accolades
- Plastic Surgeon2010 - 2012University of South Florida / BPVAStaff surgeon, courtesy Professor for plastic surgery residents at the University of South Florida
- Plastic Surgeon/ owner 2012Salas Plastic Surgery MiamiHead of a luxury private practice
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With a wealth of knowledge and experience, Dr. Salas is one of the most sought after cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgeons cosmetic surgeons in South Florida.
Dr. Salas earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami as well as a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at Barry University. Barry University is a private, Catholic university founded in 1940 by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Located in Miami Shores, Florida, a suburb north of Downtown Miami, it is one of the largest Catholic universities in the Southeast and is within the territory of the Archdiocese of Miami.
He received his Doctorate in Medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. The Academic Ranking of World Universities consistently rank Tufts among the world's best medical research institutions for clinical medicine.
Dr. Salas completed his internship and residency at the Harvard School of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He gained a Fellowship in plastic surgery at the University of South Florida School of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. He also completed a Plastic Surgery research fellowship and went on to join the faculty at the University of South Florida.
He has authored articles in numerous professional publications including Image Data Resource: a bioimage data integration and publication platform; Obesity and surgical wound healing: a current review; Primary breast lymphoma after mastectomy with reconstruction; and more.
Dr. Salas is board certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery and affiliated with Mercy Hospital in Miami.
Recipient of numerous awards and accolades, Dr. Salas has been recognized as one of Top 10 Plastic Surgeons for Patient Satisfaction by The American Institute of Plastic Surgeons, voted one of America’s Top Surgeons by the Consumer’s Research Council of America, chosen as a Top Doctor in his field.
Dr. Salas believes in giving back to the community, especially the underserved. He was selected as Florida State Medical Advisor for “Sons Of The Flag”, a nonprofit organization committed to supporting military, first responder, and civilian burn victims.
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