Harvard Medical School , United States
Gloria Maria Martinez Salazar, M.D.,FSIR is certified by the American Board of Radiology, with added qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. She currently works at the Interventional Radiology Division and the Fireman Vascular Center at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). A specialist in women’s and venous interventional procedures, her clinical interests include uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), varicose veins, pelvic venous disorders, venous access, and IVC filter placement and retrieval.
Dr. Salazar earned her medical degree and completed a diagnostic radiology residency at Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) School of Medicine, Brazil. She then completed a clinical fellowship and advanced clinical fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. In addition to her clinical duties, she also serves as Venous Center Medical Director of MGH Waltham Vein Center, Co-Director of the Massachusetts General Fibroids Program, and Simulation and Patient Experience Officer for the Department of Radiology.
A leader in women’s health interventional procedures, Dr. Salazar developed the MGH Program for Fibroids in collaboration with the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department. Dr. Salazar has been an invited lecturer or faculty at more than 45 local, regional, national, and international conferences and symposia on topics including uterine artery embolization, venous procedures, and quality. She has authored more than 25 peer-reviewed publications, as well as more than 20 textbook chapters.
An active member of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), Dr. Salazar has published several documents in collaboration SIR Standards of Practice Committee. She is also a member of the ACR, RSNA, ARRS, CIRSE, AMA and Sociedad Iberoamericana de Intervencionismo (SIDI).