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Victor Salamanca, MD

Victor Salamanca, MD


Locations (click location for hours, phone number and address/map):
Waterloo - Covenant Professional Office Building - 2710 St. Francis Drive, Suite 410, Waterloo, IA 50702

Practice areas of special interest/special procedures:


Medical School:

University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, May 2007 Post – Baccalaureate, Roosevelt University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., December 2000 Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago, Ill., January 1997


New York University Langone Medical Center, Department of Anesthesia - Anesthesia Resident: July 2008 – July 2011 Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Department of Surgery - Preliminary Surgery Resident: July 2007 – June 2008 University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Anesthesia Anesthesia Externship: May 2006 – May 2007; Coordinate on-call responsibilities to determine daily coverage for nights, weekends and holidays University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Heart Center, October 2002 – May 2007 On Call EKG Externship: Complete twelve lead electrocardiograms on weekends and weeknights


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Anesthesia. Mentor: J. Steve Hata MD, November 2006 – December 2006 Anesthesia Research Clerkship: Meta-Analysis of Static versus Dynamic Measures of Fluid Responsiveness in Critical Care University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Anesthesia. Mentor: Timothy J. Brennan MD PhD. June 2004 – June 2005 Anesthesia Research Fellowship: Compared Sham, Skin Incision, and Gastrocnemius Incision In Rat Post-operatively at Four hours, One Day, and Three days. Quantified with Immunohistochemistry C-fos expression at spinal cord levels University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care. Mentor: Brian Gehlbach MD. May 2003 - August 2003 Research Fellow: Retrospective Chart Review Examining Characteristics Associated with Discharge to Home Versus Discharge to Skilled Nursing Facility from the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)

Board Certification:

Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Cardiovascular Resuscitation Program (CPR) Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) USMLE I USMLE II USMLE III Iowa Resident Physician License New York State Medical License

Other Information:

Abstracts/Presentations Salamanca, V., Neuburger, P., Unexpected Hemorrhage Post Dilation and Evacuation, Poster Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual meeting; 2010 October, San Diego, California Richebe, P, Salamanca, V, Brennan, TJ. Fentanyl Enhances Pain, Hyperalgesia, and Dorsal Horn Neuron Sensitization One Day after Plantar Incision in Rats. Poster Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual meeting; 2005 October, Chicago, Illinois Salamanca, V, Kreuter, J, Brennan, TJ. Lumbar Dorsal Horn c-Fos Expression after Gastrocnemius Incision in the Rat. Poster Presented at Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC) Annual meeting; 2005 April, Madison, Wisconsin Gehlbach, B, Levitt, J, Salamanca, V, Mohan, M, Pohlman, A, Vinayak, A, Kress, J, Sachs, G, Hall, J. Functional Impairment in Survivors of Critical Illness: Characteristics Associated with Discharge to Skilled Nursing Facilities versus Discharge Home. Poster Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting; 2004 May, Orlando, Florida