Department Neurology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Consultation, Evaluation, And Treatment Adult Neurological Disorders
  • General Neurology
  • Interdisciplinary Management Of Chronic Headache Syndromes
  • Positive Airway Pressure Titration (cpap; Bilevel Pap Titration)
  • Sleep Studies
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
  • Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Adult Brain Tumors
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Aphasia
  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Autoimmune/Inflammatory Polyneuropathy
  • Binswanger's Disease
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Central Pain Syndrome
  • Cephalic Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Chronic Headaches
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Circadian Rhythm Disorders
  • Cluster Headaches
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Coma
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Devic's Disease (Neuromyelitis Optica)
  • Dysautonomia
  • Dyslexia
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Encephalitis
  • Encephalopathy
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor Resources
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Headaches
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Intracranial Stenosis
  • Memory Impairment
  • Memory Loss
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myoclonus (muscle twitch)
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Myopathy
  • Narcolepsy
  • Narcolepsy in Children
  • Neurapraxia
  • Neurocognitive Disorders
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neuropathy
  • Neuropathy - Diabetic
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pediatric Circadian Rhythm Disorders
  • Pediatric Parasomnia Disorders Including Sleepwalking
  • Pediatric Sleep Apnea
  • Pediatric Sleep Apnea And Sleep-disordered Breathing
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Pediatric Sleep Studies
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Pompe's Disease
  • Porphyria
  • Post-polio Syndrome
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphomas
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Radiculopathy
  • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Types 1 & 2
  • Refsum Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Restless Legs Syndrome in Children and Adolescents
  • Reye's Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Schwannoma
  • Sciatica
  • Seizures
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Shy-Drager Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Soto's Syndrome
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenosis - Spinal
  • Stiff-Person Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Sydenham Chorea
  • Syncope
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Temporomandibular Disorders
  • Tension Headaches
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Von Hippel-Lindau Disease (VHL)
  • Wilson Disease
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
Neurophysiology and Sleep Medicine
Boston, MA USA

Residency - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA USA

Internship - Oregon Health & Science University
Neurology - Transitional Year
Portland, OR USA

Medical Education - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Graduate School - University of Oxford

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley
Molecular and Cell Biology


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 4/24/2019, Dr. Salzman has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

322 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

86 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

Very good Doctor

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Dr Salzman and assistant we very pleasant and caring. it was a very good overall experience.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Will recomend all personel specialy Dr. Salzaman and his assitant.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

DR Salzman is the best very few doctors Doctors like him exist anymore, also His nurse Christine is awesome

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

My service was provided mostly by DR Salzman, I have been seeing him for almost ten years wherever he goes I go He's the best Neurologist I know such an amazing Physician

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

I always have DR Salzman card anyone who needs a neurologist I recommend him because he is the best

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

My experience was excellent. Dr. Salzman is a wonderful and caring doctor. He shows so much empathy and is very caring. His knowledge is very extensive. He was able to help me when no other neurologist could. This visit was the same. I always feel very comfortable like I am talking to someone who really cares about me.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

The Nurse, Kristina, was sweet, informative, asking me questions so she can understand why I was there. Within Minutes the Dr. came in. Also he was nice, polite, informative, knowledgeable and answered all my questions. Gave me a Medicine to try to heal up my pain. Told me to go to Pain Management Dr., to see on how they can help me. I have to make n Appt to see him again after my Pain Management Dr.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Dr. was. great. very patient & fully engaged.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Best doctor I've ever had, regardless of specialty

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

my experience with Cleveland Clinic and Dr Salzman was very positive. I feel very fortunate to be a patient of Dr Salzman.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

My experience with Dr Salzman was beyond my expectations. I have seen many doctors over the past two years, and Dr Salzman is by far the most outstanding.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Salzman is wonderful. Great knowledge. Kind and helpful.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Very nice Dr. an excellent professional.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

The Dr. doing the best on my treatment. Thanks.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

dr. salesman listened to my concerns he was very understanding n spoke with concern he is a great dr wouldn't change for the world.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr Salzman really listens and understands

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Salzman was very kind. Listened tentatively and made us feel at ease.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

I like how the doctors work as a team and have access to my medical records.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Nurse and Doctor we're very kind and explained everything very well.

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Doctor and nurse were efficient, friendly, upbeat and professional. I was very pleased with my experience.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Dr Salzman is the best in his field. I've never had such a kind and caring doctor like him. He's the main reason I go to Cleveland clinic. great experience

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

I arrived for my first visit extremely anxiety-ridden, but left feeling that I had placed my neurological problems in excellent hands. Dr. Salzman is quite knowledgeable, which is very important, but he is also patient and kind.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Dr. Salzman is the best physician I have ever had.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Dr. Salzman is a very nice man, he cared for me and spoke with my son to explain my treatment. He even escorted us personally out of the offices/rooms to ensure our safety. He really does listen to you.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

I really liked Dr. Salzman. He made me feel comfortable and cared for. He listened and responded to my questions. He made recommendations for follow up. I would definitely recommend him to friends and family.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

I'm very happy with the Doctor and staff

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Dr. Salzman is one of the sweetest most respectful doctor I've received care from . He takes his time to listen and provide care needed .

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Dr. Salzman is amazing. They do not come any better than him.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Dr Saltzman best there is

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

great dr great staff

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Dr. Salzman is an excellent doctor. Kristina his nurse is super.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

I am very happy with my doctor

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Great physician who is very personable with real concern and advice. He has built a trusted relationship with me.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

The Doctor was helpful but the care I received that he discussed with me was not good at all.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

I do recommend Dr. Salzman frequently. He is one of the most knowledgeable and genuinely caring physicians I have encountered.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Dr Salzman is a great physician and it's a pleasure to be one of his patients

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Salzman is the most empathetic, knowledgeable and overall greatest human being I have ever had as a doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Everyone was extremely professional and courteous. The physician was outstanding.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Dr Salzman is the best professional, kind, compassionate,I reccomend Him to everyone that needs a neurologist. He is an excellent physician

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Absolutely I recommend Dr Salzman to everyone I know who needs a neurologist because he's the best

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr. Salzman was really personable; I didn't even notice that the visit was a televisit.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Doctor Salzman scheduled the appointment via Zoom. It was a great experience - he added a prescription and sent it to the pharmacy.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

An excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Dr. Salzman gave me hope during the most difficult times of becoming disabled. He is knowledgable, encouraging and persistent.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Dr Salzman is the top of his profession he has zero room for improvement

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

He is the best. Kind, smart, helpful. I am 70. One of the best doctors I have had.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020


Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. Salzman is the very best. His assistant Keisten is also the very best. They make everything having to do with every visit and dealing with my conditions, that are already excruciating as it already is...some how with their personalities and care for me helps me a lot!!

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Excellent doctor at an excellent hospital.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr Salzman was so caring and compassionate. He took the time to explain and answer my questions.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

CC is always good at scheduling and returning calls. Dr. Salzman is great

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Thank you Dr for your patience and care

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

Dr. Salzman is with out a doubt the most caring and knowledgeable physician I have ever had in all of my 73 years of life.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2020

Dr Saltzman really listens to you and provides an alternative to your pain.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

Dr.Salzman is the best! He was very concerned about my problem at hand and took the neccessary measures to make sure my pain was alleviated.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2020

Dr. Saltzman goes above and beyond anyone's expectation! So does Christina his assistant.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2020

physician was very easy to work withvery friendly and professional

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

doctor was excellent

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

dr. Salzman is one of the best doctors I've ever been to. as long as dr. Salzman and employed there I will continue to come to Cleveland Clinic. If I could write Dr Salzman on a scale from one to ten ten being the best. I would give him a 10

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

always a wonderful experience with dr salzman

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

beyond my expectations. dr very caring, kind, professional, knowledgeable, respectful. wonderful first impression.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Dr. Salzman is a great doctor , very calm, explains everything and always takes his time with patiens.Thank you very much!!

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Dr. Salzman is the most compassionate doctor I have ever met. He has been there for me all throughout my condition. Now he rejoices with me as my condition is improving

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr S a very personable and professional physician. Kept me informed and at ease during my procedure. The nurse who prepped me (Jessie) was equally as professional and courteous.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Hands down, the best doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

The initial phone call to the Cleveland Clinic to get info re: appointment with Dr. Salzman was very difficult. The scheduler was not helpful. Once i was able to speak to someone from Dr. Salzman's office i was taken care of immediately! Kristina Zyla is a great asset to his office.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

I have been Dr. Salzman's patient for a few years (from when he was at Sunrise Medical) and I think he is excellent. I would never hesitate to recommend him to someone.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

My first time at Cleveland clinic the service was excellent and the doctor is outstanding.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Extraordinary doctor

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Excellent experience. I will recommend this provider.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Dr Salzman is such a sweet, kind man who truly cares about you as a person. Makes you wish all doctors were like him.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Very happy with Dr Salzman. Very attentive and helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

It was amazing! I love Dr. Salzman and his staff. It was awesome!!!!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Dr Salzman is the very best in his field his nurse Christina is awesome i

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Salzman is the Best of the Best. Excellent physician, empathetic, and great bedside manner.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

excellent and caring doctor

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

Dr. Salzman has treated 3 generations of my family. He is the kind of physician that we wish all our Doctors would be. He's exceptional.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

I've been seeing Doctor Salzman since I was 18 and he is the standard to which all doctors should live up. he is kind and caring and knowledgeable and he always goes out of his way to help me. because of my genetic condition, I have lots of doctors but Dr. Salzman is one of the very few that I actually dont mind seeing for the rest of my life.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

I was very pleased with Dr. Salzman. He was very specific and helpful for me what I should do. We drove a good distance and were very pleased. Hoping to get new medicine to help my memory.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2019

Dr Salzman and Karem and staff were excellent!!

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2019

Dr. Salzman showed an extraordinary degree of empathy for my wife's condition. His professional manner is warm, understanding, professional and extremely knowledgeable. His nursing staff is a reflection of him.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2019

very caring and provided options for my care. very attentive to my problem. best physician I have seen at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

Dr Salzman is top notch and puts the care of his patients first. He is working hard and with care to figure out the best treatment plan.

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