Damon Salzman, MD is a board certified neurologist and sleep specialist. He completed his residency training in neurology at the Harvard Medical School program affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital in 2001. He completed additional training in neurophysiology and sleep medicine at the same institution in 2002. Prior to that, his internship was at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland and he was in medical school at Northwestern University in Chicago. He attended Oxford University for his masters degree and was at University of California at Berkeley for a bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology.
He practiced neurology in New York and was the director of the Sleep Wake Disorder Center at New York Hospital and Cornell University before moving to Florida in 2006. He has been in the private practice of neurology and sleep medicine since that time. He was head of the Memory Disorders Center at Memorial Pembroke Hospital and served as Chief of Neurology at that institution for four years.
He has edited two books on sleep medicine and has lectured nationally in neurology and sleep disorders. He has appeared in numerous national magazines, newspapers and websites.
He lives in South Florida with his wife and three children.