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 and Dementia
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Aneurysm, Cerebral
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Brain Aneurysms and Hemorrhage
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Body Tumor
  • Carotid Bruit
  • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Concussion
  • Concussions
  • 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 AVM (arteriovenous malformation)
  • Spinal Cord Vascular Lesions
  • Spinal Cord Vascular Malformations
  • Spinal Dural Fistula
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Vascular Malformation
  • Stroke
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thoracic Nerve Palsy
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • 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 USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

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

Undergraduate - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA


  • Neurology
  • Neurology - Vascular Neurology (Archived)

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 4/4/2020, 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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* 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

261 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

72 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

doctor was very easy to talk to ..Did not seem rushed at all

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

dr salgado was very professional but he did not solve any problem because he told me that was not his field and that I needed a specialist in parkisonism and he referred me to one of you otherwise everything was out of time well the support took almost an hour thank you

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

The appointment was excellent. All my questions were answered and the exam was thorough. I was very satisfied with all parts of my visit and highly impressed with my doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I will highly recommend the doctor

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Very difficult and frustrating contacting office by phone. Web portal more efficient means of contacting doctor. Michele, NP always responds to web portal questions/request promptly.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Care provider provided excellent care.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Care providers provided excellent care. Very difficult and frustrating dealing with CC administrative staff. Better training and improved systems need to be provided to improve the quality of support services.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Dr. Salgado is aces. He listens and cares.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Wonderful caring physician. Couldn't ask for anyone better.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

dr was extremely knowledgeable and professional he examined me very well and was able to keep me calm while getting what he needed for a decision while explaining what was going on with me and made me comfortable with his findings I am very very satisfied with his professionalism

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr. Salgado's Nurse Michelle took time to help me with ordering prescriptions.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Dr. Salgado is the best.!

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Dr. Salgado is amazing and his nurse too! you !

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr.Salgado was very polite and knowledgeable. The staff was very good and kind. Thank you for the best care! We will be back.

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Have confidence in Dr.Salgado's expertise.knowledge and bedside manner. He will remain as my physician. I have confidence in him.

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

great doctor

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

I love that Dr. Salgado explains and answers all your questions.

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Best doctor in the department!

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

he's been my doc since 2005, he's great.

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Great Doctor

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

Dr Salgado is great!!!

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Dr Salgado is very patient and kind. he interacts with my husband so well.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

Excellant Doctor

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

Excellent use of doctor and patient time, even in times without COVID-19

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

this was the first time I did my appointment by phone with Dr.Salgado.It went well for a phone appointment

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

I was v happy with how quick and easy it was to schedule the appointment over the phone. I liked how Dr Salgado's nurse called me a few days before to let me know that she was going to call me prior to me speaking with Dr Salgado. Very well organized. Thank you.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Dr Salgado was v good about answering all my questions and gave me really good advice about my condition and the medications I am taking.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

The Dr. Salgado is the best. I'm really very satisfied. And also the nurse is very kind and very helpful. I'm very happy to have them.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Doctor Salgado met all expectations, very satisfied with the visit and results.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Dr. Salgado listened to me and answered my questions. I didn't feel he was rushing to get with the next patient.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

I would definitely recommend Dr. Salgado and the Cleveland Clinic to others.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Dr. Salgado is so kind and compassionate. He really listens and explains things well. he always has a huge smile when with me.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Like Dr Salgado ... extremely professional and always takes the time needed to discuss anything

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Dr Salgado is AMAZING and OUTSTANDING! He once called me at home on a Friday evening at about 7 pm!!! Really goes above and BEYOND to treat his patients and he's absolutely worth the wait to see him.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

dr Selgado is genuinely caring, he really listens and explains everything so clearly. hes excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Excellent exam. Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Excellent, very nice physician but had to wait 1 hr and 20 minutes .

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

nothing but a positive experience with dr Salgado and his nurse Michele

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

I've seen dozens of doctors in my life and Salgado is a true standout.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

Dr. Salgado is an excellent care giver and takes his time to examine patients as well as me thoroughly every time . He is fabulous and because of him I decided to stay with Sunshine Health .

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

Doctor Delgado is awesome. He is very knowledgeable, caring and have great bedside manners. I felt so comfortable speaking to him about my illness. He is an awesome listener and he takes a lot of time to listen without making me feel rushed. I wish all doctors treated their patients the way he does. The long wait doesn't matter when patients have a doctor as caring and attentive as Doctor Delgado.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

Dr Salgado is a very caring and compassionate doctor. I feel that I am in good hands under his care.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

he is a very attentive ,concerned and excelent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Dr. Salgado couldn't be more thorough in his evaluating my problem. He took all the time that was needed to try and diagnose the issue. He was with me for 45 minutes.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Gr?t super gr?t care provider

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Dr. Salgado is fabulous doctor, very knowledgeable about his work and his patients.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

DrSalgado is a very good doctor and a very and I feel very comfortable with him and his team, they are the best at what he does.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Doctor met expectations and provided treatment plan to follow

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

The Doctor was a true standout. Best listener and adviser I have ever spoken to about MS

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

My 8 Neuro doc and the best ever!

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

excellent doctor who took his time with my husband to understand what the best course of treatment would be for him which turned out to be successful after many years of suffering.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

excellent physician very caring and courteous but wait time is extremely too long

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

very knowledgeable. pleasant and thorough dr.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Dr. Efrain Salgado is the best. Very kind, he explain the problem, answer all questions. I can say that he really care about his patients. I'm really very happy to have him to be my doctor. Thanks to him I can walk again. With his knowledge, kindness and professionalism he is the Best.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Truly professional...caring...was surprised at how much time he spent...felt that he was one of the finest doctors that I have ever seen!

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

My first visit to Cleveland Clinic...and I was very impressed...from reception to the doctor visit...exceptional!

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

As always the care and attention I received from Dr. Salgado was superb. His knowledge is impressive, as is his patient interaction! I cannot think of being treated for my MS by any other neurologist!

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Doctor was excellent spent a hour with him, I was very impressed with al his questions and testing after visit I knew why i had to wait 2 months to see him

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

I felt the doctor did not go over my prior medical records in enough detail to make a diagnosis. I am not convinced the diagnostic conclusion is entirely accurate. I would have liked for the doctor to show me where on my MRI scans was evidence of lacunar pure sensory stroke vs only clinical diagnosis

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Dr Salgado explains everything in detail. I do not feel rushed.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

the dr was so knowledgeable about my disease.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

great doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

Dr. Salgado is very patient and doesn't rush the appointment process. He carefully explained all of my options and answered my questions warmly and with genuine care.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

doctor seemed pressed for time

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

As always I had a great visit with an excellent physician

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

Dr Salgado was wondering

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

dr Salgado rocks !

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Best Dr. Ever

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

I have never been so impressed with a physician without recommendation

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

Dr Salgado is very busy and hard to get an appointment when you need it, not his fault. He is wonderful!!!!

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

Dr Selgado called and explained to come in later than the schedule appt. (NICE and Thanks for the heads up)

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

Dr. Selgado only

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