Dr. Mario Salazar


Dr. Mario Salazar

Your legs are in good hands with Dr. Mario Salazar, a board-certified general surgeon. He combines his medical experience with a specialized knowledge of vein disease to offer patients best-in-class treatments that result in healthier legs.

Dr. Salazar has extensive training in phlebology, the diagnosis and treatment of varicose vein disease and related disorders. He specializes in ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy and thermal ablation.

Dr. Salazar graduated from the University of Texas Health Center in Houston, TX. He completed a family practice internship at McAllen Medical Center UT-San Antonio, TX, as well as a general surgery residency at St. Joseph Hospital – University of Illinois in Chicago, IL, and an MIS Fellowship in GI Surgery and Therapeutic Endoscopy at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH.

Dr. Salazar has practiced General Surgery, Therapeutic Endoscopy, and Vein Disease for the last 15 years in private practice. He also served as Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Medical Education at Texas Tech Medical School in the Permian Basin Campus. For the last 8 years, he has focused exclusively on Varicose Vein disease and treatments in Houston and recently in Chicago. 

When not in the office, Dr. Salazar enjoys fishing and hunting.

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  • University of Texas – Pan American, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (Edinburg, Texas)


Medical Training

  • University of Texas Health Center, Medical Doctorate (M.D.) (Houston, Texas)

  • McAllen Medical Center UT, Family Practice Internship (San Antonio, Texas)

  • St. Joseph Hospital – University of Illinois, Residency in General Surgery (Chicago, Illinois)

  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, MIS Fellowship in GI Surgery and Therapeutic Endoscopy (Columbus, Ohio)


  • Board Certified General Surgeon



  • American College of Radiology
  • Million Hearts Initiative

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3333 Bayshore Blvd #260, Pasadena, TX 77504

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