Department Neurology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Weston
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


  • Neurology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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

279 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

88 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

only great experiences when it comes to dr. Salzman oh, the only doctor that's ever listen to me and try to find and help me with my problems

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Dr.Salzman's and his college's including the nursing staff are excellent.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr Salzman is terrific, not many neurologist with AD experience and he is a kind and knowledgeable doctor! as is Dr Adriana Rodriguez and their MA's!

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

Doctor was very personable and helpful.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Salzman as well as the staff are extremely sweet and very helpful. I had a very good experience there , and this was my first time being there. Thank you for all you've done for me.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

i was so glad to have located Dr Saltzman. He is one of my favorite Doctors. He has a pleasant demeanor and I appreciate him for helping me deal with my life.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

*Dr. Salzman is the best. He came to Cleveland Clinic from another group and we found him.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2019

ok experience but the Dr was wonderful

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

It was amazing. The staff was great and Dr. Salzman is not only a great doctor but an even more amazing person.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Dr. D. Salzman is an excellent Physican. He is truly compasionate. He cares and is always cheerful, on time amd professional. The Best Doctor

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Dr. Salzman is the Best. Excellent Physican with great bedside manner. He cares about helping his patients. Always cheerful, on time and very professional.My favorite Doc.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Thank God for Dr. D. Salzman. He helped me.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

very impressed with Dr Salzman. he very quickly pinpointed the problem and suggested a resolution.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

very impressed with Dr Salzman

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

I Loved Dr.Salzman

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

very nice Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

the doctor was caring and excellent knowledge of the disease, with this type of diagnosis I was expecting more quideance and discussion of options.IN talking to other people with loved ones with the same diagnosis in other places there was more support and a look at options

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Dr Salzman is the best as he's very compassionate and caring for his patients

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Being this my husband's first visit with Dr. Salzman and the fact that he has dementia, Dr. Salzman was so patient and polite even though my husband was not friendly. By the end of the visit, Dr. Salzman had my husband smiling and very calm. I am truly grateful.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

I'm so happy to have found Dr Salzman. BEST Neurologist ever and excellent service from the Cleveland staff!

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Dr Salzman is true professional. I'm went to Cleveland clinic because of him.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

a man&dr u can count on

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Dr Salzman is one of the only doctors that listens to you. Discussed my condition and where we go from here. If I continue to have problems I will of course return to see him. One word to describe him is AWESOME

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Amazing physician

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

great doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

Dr Salzman is the best he is an excellent Physician very com passionate very knowledgeable he is the best Neurologist one could ask for. He is asset to your organization, I followed him to Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

I recommend Dr Salzman to everyone I know who needs a Neurologist

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

I have followed Dr. Salman since he helped save my life in 2007, he is a very caring provider and even recalled my Daughter's name even though I havent seen him in over 5 years. I was amazed. with him I know I'm safe, he listens and cares for his patients.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

From prior experience/association with Dr Salzman is what led me to Cleveland Clinic - he is an exceptional & outstanding practitioner. Going through the channels to get to him was a bit challenging.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

I can only see Dr Salzman as being a major asset to your facility

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2019

Dr. Salzman was terrific! He was thorough and professional and personable! Will definitely recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

He is an excellent physician

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

office was very helpful at scheduling me with short notice to fill my prescription. Dr. Damon Salzman and his staff where very pleasant and helpful!

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Very busy doctor

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019

My experience was great. Excellent doctor, courtesy, listens to you and will be returning

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

Dr Salzman is an excellent listener

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

Great doctor who has the patient in mind always

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019

Dr. Salzman is a kind and caring doctor. His bedside manner is amazing and his diagnosis was spot on.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Dr. Salzman is very professional, but he is also very attentive to the patient. He answers all questions, in his quiet manner. Excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

doctor salzman has been seeing me since I was 18. he is an amazing doctor!

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