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Department of Surgery

Edgardo S. Salcedo, M.D. View profile as PDF

Edgardo S. Salcedo

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Salcedo strives to deliver patient centered care from initial presentation, through the perioperative period and on to recovery. Put most simply, he aims to provide the same quality of care that he would expect for his own family.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Salcedo's research interests include injury prevention, global health, disaster management, and surgical education.


Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Associate Surgical Director, Center for Virtual Care
Faculty Advisor and Director, Pre Medical Student Surgery Program




Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Center/Program Affiliation:

Trauma Program


UC Davis Medical Center
Emergency Medicine Department
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-3790

UC Davis Medical Center - Cypress Building
2221 Stockton Blvd., Suite E
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-2-UCDAVIS


M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, 2004
B.S., Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 2000


University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2005


University of Florida, Gainesville , FL, 2009


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2011

Board Certifications:

American Board of Surgery - General Surgery, 2009
American Board of Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, 2010

Professional Memberships:

American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Association for Academic Surgery
Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Sacramento Surgical Society
Society of Critical Care Medicine
UC Davis Surgical Association

Select Honors and Awards:

Early Career Leadership Program Graduate, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2013

East Association for the Surgery of Trauma Leadership Workshop Scholarship, 2013

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 2012

Mary E. Groff Fellowship in Clinical Research Methods, 2010

UF Department of Surgery Outstanding Teaching Resident Award, 2009

UF Department of Surgery Edward R. Woodward Surgical Resident Award, 2009

UF College of Medicine Class of 2008- Resident of the Year, 2008

Select Recent Publications:

Henderson AC, Ingenito EP, Salcedo ES, Moy ML, Reilly JJ, Lutchen KR. Dynamic lung mechanics in late-stage emphysema before and after lung volume reduction surgery. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2007 Mar 15;155(3):234-42.

Vu PD, Young JB, Salcedo ES, Galante JM. Multiple complex penetrating cardiac injuries: role of civilian trauma in the education of the combat general surgeon. Mil Med. 2014 Feb;179(2):e233-6.

Leshikar DE, Pierce JL, Salcedo ES, Bola G, Galante JM. Do more with less: a surgery directed institutional model for resident central line training. Am J Surg. 2014 Feb;207(2):243-50.

To see if Edgardo S. Salcedo is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).