James M. Salander, MD, FACS
Vascular Surgery and Varicose Vein Treatment

5513 Connecticut Ave. Suite 210
Washington, DC 20015
Phone: 202-966-1228
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Dr. Salander believes that you are entitled to:

  • Affordable and accessible health care
  • Prompt, efficient, and respectful care
  • Friendly, courteous, and compassionate care
  • Education about your conditions and information about how to prevent problems
  • An opportunity to ask questions and receive complete answers during and after regular office hours
  • Testing and procedures based on conservative, cost-effective principles
  • Respect for complementary alternative health care approaches within the limits of comfort and common sense

Areas of Special Interest

(For more information see Prevention & Treatment or Patient Education)

  • Vascular access for dialysis (chronic renal failure)
  • Peritoneal dialysis access
  • Varicose veins
  • PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease)
  • Arteriosclerosis affecting the carotid circulation (transient ischemic attack and stroke)
  • Arteriosclerosis affecting the abdomen (aneurysm)
  • Arteriosclerosis affecting legs (claudication and rest pain)
  • Diabetic foot infections
  • Leg ulcers
  • Lymphedema of the legs
  • Sclerotherapy for vein problems

Hospital Affiliations

  • Suburban Hospital
  • Calvert Memorial Hospital
  • Washington Hospital Center
  • Montgomery General Hospital

Training and Education

  • B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point, New York
  • M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Internship and Residency, General Surgery, Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco
  • Fellowship in Peripheral Vascular Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Chief of Vascular Surgery and Director, Fellowship Training Program in Vascular Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.


American Board of Surgery certification in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery


  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia