Dr. Salgado is a surgeon graduated from the University of Chile, later specialized in Ophthalmology at the Pontificia U. Católica de Chile. He was a Fellow in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Los Andes Oftalmological Foundation in Chile and, after taking the USMLE exam, did another fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus participated in the Childrens Hospital Boston of Harvard University led by Dr. David Hunter, then a third in Neuro-ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins University under the supervision of Drs. Neil Miller and Prem Subramaniam. In addition, he studied biostatistical methods in scientific research at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, obtained the degree of Diploma in Teaching in Medicine and completed a Master’s Degree in Health Administration at the same University. He has authored numerous international and national publications as well as author of book chapters in the area of pediatrics and neonatology.
He is currently Head of the Ophthalmology Department of the Pontificia U. Católica de Chile. He is an international member of AAPOS (American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus) and NANOS (North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society).