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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Philosophy

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.

Certification

American Board of Surgery certification in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery

Licenses

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia