As per the AMA (American Medical Association), Bariatric Medicine is defined as the medical specialty focusing on the treatment of obesity and weight related disease.
Dr. Salvati is a medical specialist in the field of preventive medicine and limits her practice to the treatment of the overweight and its medically related disorders. She has been active in the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (A.S.B.P.), which is a national organization of physicians with an international reputation for fostering excellence in the treatment of obesity. She is also a Fellow of both the American Academy of Family Physicians and American College of Preventive Medicine.
Dr. Salvati serves on the Board of Trustees of the A.S.B.P. and has passed the written and oral examination, as well as fulfilling other requirements of the American Board of Bariatric Medicine. She is on the Editorial Board of the Society’s Journal, "The Bariatrician". In Florida, she is a member of the Florida Society of Bariatric Physicians.
During her residency, Dr. Salvati was selected as the Resident Physician of The Year for the state of Florida in Community Service by the Florida Medical Association. She was the founding Co-Medical Director of the Caridad Health Clinic in Boynton Beach which is a free medical clinic to service migrant workers and their families. Dr. Salvati holds an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Florida and actively participates in continuing medical education in both the fields of obesity and preventive medicine.
Dr. Salvati's Education:
Associate Degree: Nursing
Bachelor of Science: State University of New York, Albany
Medical Degree: Ross University School of Medicine
Clinical Rotation: Yale Univ. School of Medicine and Univ. of Connecticut affiliated hospitals
Internship: St. Vincent’s Medical Center, New York
Residency of Preventive Medicine and Public Health: University of Miami School of Medicine, Palm Beach County Health Unit
Masters in Public Health: University of Miami School of Medicine
Awards and Recognitions:
Patients' Choice Award
Compassionate Doctor Award
On-Time Doctor Award
American Consumers Council Top Physicians Award
American Medical Association’s Physician Recognition Award with Commendation