Joseph Salfity, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

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Joseph Salfity, MD

Joseph J. Salfity, MD., specializes in vascular surgery and provides comprehensive vascular care for our patients,  including healthy lifestyle recommendations, medical treatments, minimally invasive procedures and conventional surgery. His clinical research includes Trans-Carotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR), which is an innovative approach in the treatment of carotid artery disease and stroke prevention.

Dr. Salfity completed medical school, general surgery residency and vascular surgery fellowship at Indiana University and participated in many trials that led to the approval of TCAR. He used his extensive TCAR experience to start a similar TCAR program at WakeMed in Raleigh, North Carolina, and was given the Clinician of Excellence Award for bringing this new procedure.

Upon his arrival to UC Medical Center, Dr. Salfity assisted and served as the proctor for the first TCAR procedure completed at UC Medical Center

Dr. Salfity is excited that the field of vascular surgery is constantly being updated with new developments in technology and novel approaches in treating vascular disease. He believes that utilizing scientific advances to treat and improve conditions that are debilitating will allow patients to improve the quality of their lives and offer them hope.

When Dr. Salfity is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, photography, trying new restaurants and traveling. His wife, Hai Salfity, MD, whom he met in medical school, is a thoracic surgeon at UC Medical Center. Together, they have traveled internationally to work on establishing health and educational partnerships to provide healthcare to underserved communities. 




At UC Health, our providers are authors of healthcare’s greatest breakthroughs, and we’re always showing the world how science can win. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, one of the nation’s top 25 public research universities, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with teaching and leading-edge medical research—a combination that provides specialty and subspecialty care unavailable elsewhere in our community. Through scientific publications, we communicate our discoveries and advances in medicine every day.




Undergraduate Degree:

Wabash College


Masters Degree:

Purdue University School of Science


Medical Degree:

Indiana University School of Medicine


General Surgery Residency:

Indiana University School of Medicine


Vascular Surgery Fellowship:

Indiana University School of Medicine