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Dr. Cassandra Danielle Salgado MD 
General Practice - Female
MUSC Health Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
 (843) 792-9200
 Is Accepting New Patients
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 Education and Training
West Virginia University Hospitals
Internship completed: 1996
West Virginia University Hospitals
Residency completed: 2000
West Virginia University Hospitals
Residency completed: 1999
University of Virginia Health System
Fellowship completed: 2003
Medical School completed: 2002
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Medical School completed: 1995
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine-196870
American Board of Pediatrics
Medical Doctor - MD
 Spoken Languages
 Years of Experience
27 Years
 Insurances Accepted
Absolute Total Care (NEIC)
Absolute Total Care Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan 
Aetna (PPO)
AllWell by Absolute Total Care
Ambetter from Absolute Total Care (Marketplace) 
BCBS Blue Essentials (Marketplace)
Blue Choice Blue Option (Exchange Plan)
Blue Choice Medicaid
Blue Choice MyChoice (Available as individual commercial product)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice HealthCare (Group Health Plan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal (FEP)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Planned Administrators
Blue Cross Blue Shield Preferred Blue (PPC)
Blue Cross Blue Shield State Health Plan for South Carolina
Clover Health 
Employers Health Network/SC Business Coalition on Health
First Choice VIP Care Plus Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan
First Choice/Select Health (NEIC)
First Health
Great West Healthcare (Part of Cigna now)
Humana ChoiceCare PPO (Group Health Plan) 
Managed Choice
Molina Healthcare 
Molina Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan
Open Choice and Exclusive Choice)
United HealthCare
Dr. Cassandra Salgado joined the faculty of the Medical University of South Carolina in the Department of Internal Medicine’s division of infectious diseases in September 2004.After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from West Virginia University, she then went on to earn her medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown. She completed her residency training in internal medicine and pediatrics and served as chief resident for the Department of Internal Medicine at West Virginia University Hospital. During her infectious diseases fellowship, Dr. Salgado earned her Master’s of Science degree in health evaluation sciences and epidemiology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.She serves as the hospital epidemiologist for MUSC, the vice chair of quality improvement for the Department of Medicine, and is currently the interim division director for infectious diseases.Board-certified in infectious diseases and internal medicine, Dr. Salgado is an active member of numerous professional societies including the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the American Medical Association,Dr. Salgado’s clinical interests include general infectious diseases and comprehensive HIV care. She also serves on numerous hospital committees related to patient safety issues.Dr. Salgado’s primary research focuses on the investigation of outbreaks, prevention of hospital-acquired infections and the prevention and control of antimicrobial resistance. Her current research projects include surveillance of epidemiologically important organisms within the hospital system (such as methicillin-resistant S. aureus, vancomycin-resistant enterococcus, and Clostridium difficile)

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