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Christina Salazar, M.D.

UT Health Austin Care Team Member

M.D., Clinical Research Track
Baylor College of Medicine


Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Case Western Reserve MetroHealth Hospital

Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Newton Wellesley Hospital


Christina Salazar, M.D., came to Dell Medical School as a fellowship-trained laparoscopic surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive surgery from Newton Wellesley Hospital, where she completed her two-year AAGL fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. She is an alumnus of Rice University and received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Cleveland Clinic.

Salazar’s special interests include the management of complex conditions including endometriosis, chronic pelvic pain and Asherman’s syndrome, as well as office operative hysteroscopy. She has published in top tier journals and has presented abstracts on the national stage. Salazar serves as a committee member for International FMIGS for the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. In 2015, she received the AAGL Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Award while working for the Cleveland Clinic.
Salazar is a native Texan who grew up in San Antonio and enjoys cycling in the Hill Country in her free time.

Professional Affiliations
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (FMIGS) Communication Committee Member
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (FMIGS) Surgical Video Curriculum Committee Member
  • Newton Wellesley Hospital, GYN Quality Improvement/Peer Review Committee Member
  • American Physician Scientists Association, Executive Council Member, 2009-10
Awards & Honors
  • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Award, 2015
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation / Case Western Reserve MetroHealth Hospital
  • Honorable Mention for Best Gynecology Video, 2014
    Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting Expo
  • Jamal I. Ramahi Memorial Award for Excellence in Enhancing Patient-Physician Relationships, 2012-2013
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation / Case Western Reserve MetroHealth Hospital,
  • Sughrue Scholarship Award, 2010-2011
    American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors & Therapists
  • Mellon Mays Honors Undergraduate Research Fellow, 2003-2005
    Rice University