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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
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


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Damon Salzman, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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

375 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 3.1
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

89 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

The care provider was helpful and had a very friendly nature

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

From the first day we met Dr. Salzman my wife and I knew we were with the right man God sent us to. He is so congenial and kind. He listens to our concerns and explains in layman's terms what the next steeps are for my treatments. I will recommend him to all my friends at Covenant Living in Plantation.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2021

I had to wait on the phone for a very long time before someone answered at the Neurology department. Then, I could not get an appointment with Dr. Salzman (my neurologist) within a reasonable amount of time even though this was to be a Telemedicine appointment. My appointment was scheduled for several months from the time I called for an appointment.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2021

Dr. Damon Salzman has a wonderful bedside manner. He is understanding and really listens to my concerns. He also considers my concerns in solutions and proposed treatments.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Dr. Salzman is an awesome doctor. It was an honor meeting him. A true gentleman who cares for his patients and it shows. I'm blessed to have him as my physicians to help me improve my sleep.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

I would definitely recommend the Cleveland clinic and Doctor Damon Salzman to any friends or family

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

We love Dr. Salzman. He is caring and compassionate

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Dr. Salzman has a great bedside manner, calm demeanor, and the ability to draw on his experience to help determine the problem(s) at hand.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

I love Doctor Salzman and his nurse - the biggest and only challenge is getting in to see him in a timely manner.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Everyone was very respectful and Dr salzman is a wonderful caring position

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Very impressed with the Cleveland Clinic process and felt very comfortable with Dr. Salzman

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Dr. Salzman is a gem. Always a pleasure being treated by him. He listened to all my concerns and offered help. He is a true asset to your facility.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Dr S has zero personality

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

Dr. Saltzman is great. Appreciate his caring.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

He is such a great doctor. Amazing people skills

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

I love dr Salzman & his staff

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

I have recommended Dr Salzman to all my family and friends. He is the Absolute Best!!!

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Dr. Salzman gave a thorough visit. I appreciate his kind, professional expertise.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2021

Well the doctor sent me to get bloodwork. My iron came back at level five. Nobody contacted me and when I contacted the Cleveland clinic. My doctor left the secretary or the nurse a message. Tell her I don't follow up on blood work problems go to your general practice doctor. I don't understand as bad as I amI really should've been in rolled into the hospital and I asked him if he could I get so dizzy and pass out and don't remember anything. This is the most scariest thing I've ever been through and I'm 53 years old.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2021

The staff that works at the front desk are nice.Dr Salzman He's one in a million He's the best also the Nurses that works with Him they are really nice

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2021

Anyone that I know who needs a Neurologist I recommend them to Dr Salzman because He's the best

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Dr. D. Salzman is the shiznit! Loved the experience and his caring demeanor and overall professionalism were top notch. Highly recommended.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

The visit was very successful with Dr. Salzman. The problem was with the connection of the zoom at the hospital's end. The visit was conducted verbally only.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Dr. Salzman lowered his mask sometimes when he talked. He led me to believe he did not really believe in the vaccination. Also, very poor "bedside manner" for a doctor. Sharmeful representative of Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr Salzman was/is excellent- knowledgeable, caring, good listener, nice sense of humor

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

Dr Salzman was!is excellent - I trust that he takes a sincere interest in doing all he can to help me get better - looking forward to exploring options for my treatment - I feel confident and comfortable with him leading this effort - 5 stars!!

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

Dr seemed a bit rushed

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Dr. Salzman is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Dr Salzman answered the question that concerned me as far as the safety of the prescribed medication

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr. Saltzman is very detailed and listens to his patients

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

Took a long time before the 1st appointment could be scheduled. Probably because Dr. Salzman is in high demand. Earliest follow-up appointment was 6 weeks later.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2021

dr. saltsman was wonderful. it was a very good experience.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Excellent Doctor, caring, compassionate, knowledgeable

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Loved Doctor Salzman!

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

Dr. Salzman is a very caring physician. He always answers my questions and takes his time with me.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2021

the world needs more doctors like Dr.Salzman

Reviewed on May 26, 2021

The doctor was very good. He has a friendly personality and was very patient with Kervin and I.

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

Dr Salzman is a wonderful compassionate doctor!

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

Dr. Damon R Salzman was a little late but was so nice to apologize for the time lap that we hit it off immediately.

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

He and his team have all been excellent. Kristy really goes the extra mile as does Dr. Salzman

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

Dr. Salzman is very good at listening and explaining things. He also comes across as caring in a genuine way.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Love Dr Salzman. He is very engaged with his patients

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

This visit with Dr. Salzman was very positive and encouraging! Barney Simon, Angela's spouse.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

prior to this visit the provider was not sufficiently responsive to patient's needs. This appointment was a great

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

dr Salzman is very knowledgeable and helpful. he took time and was attentive to my questions.

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr. Salzman is absolutely the best doctor, his care and knowledge are both fantastic.

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Very hard to verify if you received a referral. Talked to 3 different people and they could not find the referral my doctor sent the clinic 3 days prior. They had to send it twice after hours of being on hold was told that the clinic had already received it days before.

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

The doctor and nurses are great. The opposite is true when you call the clinic for information. They put you on hold for as long as 20 minutes to half an hour.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

doctor staff and doctor excellent, front desk to resolve problems with needs was very unfair

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr. Salzman was very accommodating. we appreciate his thoughtfulness.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

Dr. Salzman has helped me a great deal.

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

My care provider Dr Salzman I have followed him to wherever he goes. He is professional caring and expert at what he does. I tell everyone who needs a neurologist that he is the best.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

I have recommed Dr. Damon Salzman to many of my close friends and will continue to do so.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

excellent staff and excellent doctor

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021

Dr Salzman is patient and thorough

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Dr. Salzman is fabulous, LOVE him just hate the process of Cleveland Clinic's portal and online consults

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Clinic physicians are all very smart and caring but this doctor is exceptional!

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

We have already recommended Dr. Salzman to friends

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Dr. Salzman handled an experience for us that was extra sensitive so positive it made it more acceptable

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

Dr Salzman is very caring and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Dr Salzman is competent and caring.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

I was thankful Dr Salzman became a part of the Cleveland clinic. he was the doctor i saw for years when in Florida. Due to a rare condition I have Elhers Danlos its very stressful going to a new doctor. Dr Salzman was very patient and reassuring all the years we had no idea what was wrong with me. and always help me keep it real

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

Dr. Salzman is a compassionate listener who hears beyond what I try to explain and then he goes over various ways to address the problems I face. He seems to always be on target with his ideas and treatment plan. I am better when I follow his advice. He is very intelligent and light hearted and I easily can communicate with him. I am so glad to be his patient.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

excellent caring physician who really took my needs seriously and gave me practical solutions

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

I am very happy with Dr Damion Saltzman he has been the only Dr to help me find out what is going on with me . I had Covid last year and I was left with Brain fog and sleeping disorders fatigue and all the other Drs tried just told me to deal with it that's not acceptable I needed some answers I felt like no one cared . Then I set up appointment with Dr Damion Saltzman and he had me do a bunch of neurological test and labs MRI . Thanks to Dr Damion Saltzman I am finally on a right toad to recovery . Thank you

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

I have already told some friends who also suffered from Covid Brain fog it's for real and out of all the Drs I saw Dr Damion Saltzman put my mind at ease and assumed me I wasn't going crazy or making this up it's ready and scary but that's to Dr Damion Saltzman and the complete staff at Cleveland Clinic in Weston I'm feeling so much better and not scared any more there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Thanks for listening Jen

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

Dr Saltzman is a great dr.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

Dr. Salzman is very concerned with my situation, and is doing well to help me.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021


Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Botox appointments available only on Monday. Have been a patient of Dr Salzman before he became a physician at Clevland Clinic He is a fantastic Dr: and as an ICURN for 30 years I have seen the good, bad and ugly. It is a hardship to make Monday Appts both financially and physically.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Dr. Salzman answered all of our concerns

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Truly excellent. Informed Intelligent Compassionate Physician

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Dr. Salzman is a very empathetic and caring doctor. He knows his field and does everything he can for his patients; he really cares.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

I LOVE Dr. Salzman. He is my to go with all my health issues

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

Dr Salzman is the best Neurologist I have ever seen I follow him from whichever office he goes to, I reccomend him to all my friends and family because I don't think he went into that field because of the money I think he did because of the help he can be to his patients, am grateful to have him as my neurologist

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Physicians have excellent bedside manners and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Very nice Dr. Blessus us several times.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr. Salzman is a very kind man and very thorough.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

Very nice Dr. I, love his service. Thanks.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Dr. is great.

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2020

Dr. Saltzman is a terrific doctor. he is always patient and listens.I'm very very happy with his professionalism and care.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

Dr. Salzmsn is intelligent but more importantly he's is kind and caring. I wish every doctor had his bed side manner. he is an angel. I'm pretty sure he is hiding angel wings under his lab coat!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Salzman has a wonderful demeanor

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

This was our first time meeting Dr Salzman and he was extremely compassionate and patient during our visit. He showed genuine concern and was thorough in his assessment.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

Dr. Salzman was the ultimate professional. Although it was my first visit to Cleveland clinic and him, I felt comfortable and he gave his full attention to my medical concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

I've always been treated excellent from my doctor

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Dr salzman is best doctor i have ever had

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

i wish all my doctor's were sad caring and knowledgeable as Dr. Salzman

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

We are at the beginning stages of the problem being diagnosed. Two questions unanswered will be held for a later time when these conditions need a plan of action or more advice than at the current time. Dr. couldn't have been more accommodating, kind, gentle and knowledgeable. Very glad we spent the time, money and effort in coming the far distance for the evaluation.

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