James M. Salander, MD, FACS
Vascular Surgery and Varicose Vein Treatment


5513 Connecticut Ave. Suite 210
Washington, DC 20015
Phone: 202-966-1228
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Dr. James M. Salander - Vascular Surgeon

James Salander, MD, FACS is a vascular surgeon certified by the American Board of Surgery in both Vascular Surgery and General Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. Her has more than 30 years of experience, and his practice is devoted to problems of arteries, veins, and lymphatics. He has a long-standing and special interest in the treatment of symptomatic varicose veins.

After his internship, residency and fellowship, Dr. Salander practiced vascular and general surgery in thye US Army. His last assignment was as Chief of Vascular Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He left the Army after 23 years of service and was in solo private practice in Rockville, Maryland for 26 years. He joind the GW Medical Faculty Associates in the fall of 2015.

The GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) is a multi-specialty physician network offering quality primary and specialty care in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. The GW-MFA is a network the includes more than 50 medical and surgical specialties, 750 providers, in over 60 locations. You can find more information about the GW Medical Faculty Associates by visiting www.gwdocs.com.

Dr. Salander believes that education and prevention are the keys to good health.

To learn more how Dr. Salander can help with your varicose veins or other vascular problems please call 202-966-1228 and request a consultation.

About This Website

This website helps you understand the specialty of vascular surgery and Dr. Salander's practice. Read more...

The sections under the Prevention & Treatment heading provide information about specific disorders and how to prevent many common vascular problems. The Contact Us section provides information on hours, location, insurance, and appointments.

The Patient Education section contains additional information (in English and Spanish) about many areas of interest related to blood vessels, their problems and treatments, and how to prevent many common vascular problems. Notably, the free, downloadable Vascular Health Activity Book for Children ages five through 12 features Blood Buddies who guide children on a learning journey. Through activities such as a maze, word search, penny board game, secret code, and coloring pages, children learn the importance of exercise, healthy eating, and not smoking.





Member of the Society for Vascular Surgery
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of patient care and continuing development of professional skills and competence.
GW MFA Fellow American College of Surgeons