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Department Neurology
Primary Location Florida, Braathen Center, Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Primary Location

Florida, Braathen Center, Weston

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Electromyography
  • General Neurology
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Neurology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Stroke
  • Alzheimer's
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Body Tumor
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Dizziness
  • Epilepsy
  • Extracranial Carotid Artery Aneurysms
  • Fistulas
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Headaches
  • Hemangiomas
  • Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurologic Conditions
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Spinal Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Spinal Cord Vascular Lesions
  • Spinal Dural Fistula
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Vascular Malformation
  • Stroke
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thoracic Nerve Palsy
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Venous Malformations
  • Vertebral Artery Disease
  • Vertebral Compression Fracture
  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency
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About Efrain Salgado, MD

Efrain D Salgado, MD, is Director of the Neurology Residency Training Program at Cleveland Clinic Florida and Director of the Cleveland Clinic Florida Stroke Center and Neurosonology Laboratory. He is board-certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cleveland, OH

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Medical Education - Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
Bayamon, PR


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology

Specialty Interests

Cerebrovascular diseases (Stroke), Multiple Sclerosis, headache, neuromuscular disease

Awards & Honors

  • Guide to America's Top Physicians, Consumers' Research Council of America, 2003, 2009-2011 
  • Physician of the Quarter for Service, Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital, 2003
  • Doctor’s Day Ambassador Award for Quality, Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital, 2004
  • Teacher of the Year, Neurology Residency Program, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2005-2006
  • Top Doctors in Neurology, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2010- 
  • Top Neurologist, International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP), 2011-  
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/25/2023, Dr. Salgado 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

265 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 4.1
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

55 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 16, 2024

Dr. Salgado listens and discusses courses of action.

Reviewed on May 15, 2024

Dr. E. Salgado, MD, is an excellent doctor and is professional, knowledgeable and caring to his patients.

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Exceptional doctor, very knowledgeable, very pleasant

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

Dr Salgagado is an excellent physician. He is knowledgeable, caring, compassionate.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

Dr. Salgado always explains things in plain English and gets my input on everything. He takes a minute for "small" talk which I truly appreciate. I just cannot imagine breaking up the this dynamic duo.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

I couldn't ask for a better care provider and it was my first visit

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

I will surely recommend the clinic and especially Dr Salgado to everybody

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

All good with Dr. Salgado.

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

The portal connection was delayed at the Cleveland clinic server side. Again waited over an hour for host to connect. The response after was quick however so meeting with the doctor was still a good option.

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

Dr. Salgado is an incredible physician. I've referred many friends and relatives to him over the last several years. He's thorough, compassionate and always makes sure he's answered every question asked in a way that's easily understood

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

I was in waiting room for 45 minutes before I was connected to the doctor

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Dr. Selgado is very knowledgeable, patient, and understanding

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Due to my limited mobility, video visit with my provider was very helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Dr. Salgado was attentive and explained everything in a way I understood. He is thoughtful and compassionate.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr. Salgado is a fabulous physician. He is very thorough, and honestly the most thorough neurologist I've ever seen.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

I was scheduled by the receptionist for a day that my Dr. Did not do Botox injections and that is what I was there for luckily my Dr. Was able to accommodate me but after waiting several hours.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2024

Dr Salgado is a very knowledgeable and excellent Dr. He listens to all my complaints and he always gives me a good explanation or solutions to them. Very pleased with him

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Doctor Salgato and Nurse assistant Michelle are what is good about Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr. Salgado is wonderful. No matter if he's running late, he never makes me feel rushed. His knowledge is vast and he always makes me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

In my opinion, Dr.Salgado and his Nurse should be used as the perfect example of how to run a practice and care for patients.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Dr Salgado is awesome!!

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

The nurse was very polite. Dr Salgado as usual herd my improvement with the prescription for my Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2024

Dr Salgado is well informed about MG and is attentive to my concerns His proposals on medical issues are logical

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr. Selgado was very caring, thorough and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr Salgado is excellent, I have great respect for him, I have plenty of time to discuss my progress.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

Exceptional doctor - very knowledgeable, thorough, and excellent communications. A breath of fresh air following a couple of doctor's poor experiences.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr. Salgado treatment was very caring and concerned.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Great Dr .

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Dr Salgado is so very caring and knowledgeable. His support, Nurse Michele is an expert impressive nurse. I don't know of a better Team at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Dr Salgado is very busy. But, I never feel rushed or ignored. He explains things so that I can understand the situation. He's always cheerful and eager to discuss any concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Very good doctor!

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

I was very pleased and impressed with Dr. Salgado's time, attention, and thoroughness during my office visit. Dr. Salgado was worth the wait!!!

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

The care provider was knowledgeable, professional and patient.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr Salgado is a Very Good neurologist, I highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

The doctor provided insight and guidance and it was clear and appreciated.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

I have been treated by Dr Salgado by over 5 years with respect and dedication

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2023

Dr. Salgado concerns about my medical issue. Every time he cares about patient's issue and health condition. He is the best!!!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2023

Excellent doctor who takes his time to listen and answer questions and give recommendations. However he runs behind and wait times are long. Should schedule appointments appropriately so you're not waiting so long. My last visit I was there for 3 hours.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

Dr. Salgado was very professional

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Love Dr. Selgado and Michelle

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2023

I would recommend him to others for sure.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2023

Dr. Selgado is an excellent Neurologist, very knowledgeable and remembers the history of me as a patient.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2023

Not only Dr Salgado provides excellent attention, service etc but also the assistant staff are awesome.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Dr Salgado and his Nurse, Michele are a wonderful and caring team. I always feel heard and important when I call or visit. The here has never been a time when I requested assistance and wasn't helped right away. They are the best of the best.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

He's very courteous and concern. Excellent doctor..explains to patient in layman's terms

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

The doctor and his assistant are great and very responsive to my crazy needs

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Dr. Salgado was kind and a good listener and put me at ease. I would definitely recommend him!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2023

Dr. Salgado was very kind and gentle. He was too patient to listen my concerns and giving thorough answers.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2023

Dr. Salgado was wonderful. He answered my questions, asked me many himself, made me feel comfortable, analyzed my situation to my great satisfaction and relief. And he was very pleasant and amiable.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr. Salgado and his assistant were fantastic.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Wonderful Dr and nurse

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Dr Salgado is an excellent neurologist and human being. He always takes the time to listen to our medical problems and takes the right approach to solve them

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Dr. Salgado explains everything and listens well. He does not make your appointment seemed rush though he is busy.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Appreciate the time and care the doctor put into the care and concern of his patients. Great job

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