Edgardo Salcedo, M.D.

Edgardo S. Salcedo, M.D.


  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Program Director, General Surgery Residency
  • Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
  • Surgical Director, Center for Virtual Care


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).

UC Davis Medical Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 916-734-2680
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Salcedo strives to deliver patient centered care from initial presentation, through the perioperative period and on to recovery. 

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Salcedo's research interests include surgical education and outcomes in trauma, acute care surgery and surgical critical care.


Division of Trauma, Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
General Surgery

Center/Program Affiliation

Trauma Program


M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY 2004

B.S., Boston University, Boston MA 2000

Internship: Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville FL 2004-2005


Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville FL 2005-2009


Surgical Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA 2009-2010

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery - General Surgery, 2009

American Board of Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, 2010

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons

Association for Academic Surgery

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Sacramento Surgical Society

Society of Critical Care Medicine

UC Davis Surgical Association

Honors and Awards

UC Davis Interprofessional Teaching Scholars Program, 2014

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

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.

Snow BD, Salcedo ES, Greenholz SK, Galante JM.  Traumatic Tension Chylothorax in a Child: A Case Report. J Pediatr Surg Case Rep. 2015 Apr; 3 (4):163-165.

Jacobs BG, Turnipseed SD, Nguyen AN, Salcedo ES, Nishijima DK. Acute Medical Diagnoses are Common in “Found Down” Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department as Trauma. J Emerg Med. 2015 Jun 2.pii:S0736-4679(15)00274-7.

Hight RA, Salcedo ES, Martin SP, Cocanour CS, Utter GH, Galante JM. Level I Academic Trauma Center Integration as a Model for Sustaining Combat Surgical Skills: The Right Surgeon in the Right Place for the Right Time. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jun; 78 (6).

Dhillon TS, Galante JM, Salcedo ES, Utter GH.  The anatomic severity of chest wall injuries does not predict post-recovery pulmonary symptoms: A prospective cohort study.  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Aug; 79 (2):179-187.

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.

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.