Dr Saliman was previously with Glenwood Medical Associate from 1986 through 2009 in primary care internal medicine practice and hospital based services with emphasis in Oncology and Critical Care. He served on executive committee managing the practice for the last 10 years of my tenure there. He was Chief Medical Officer, Chief Informatics Officer and Director of Hospitalist program, Valley View Hospital Glenwood Springs, CO from February 2009 through May 2016. He also served in various capacities doing recruitment and program development throughout the organization. Continued to provide clinical services through the hospitalist and Internal medicine practices and was a member of their leadership team. He participated in the growth of employed physicians topping off at 110 providers.
Most recently he was Chief Medical Officer at Montrose Memorial Hospital from May 2016 to June 2018. He led numerous quality improvement projects, service line improvements, recruitment, provider employment and engagement. He continued to provide hospitalist clinical services and was Chair of PHO. Medical Director, Community Care Alliance, Rocky Mountain ACO, San Juan ACO, from 2015-present.
High School: George Washington High School, Denver Co. 1972
Undergraduate: University of Colo. B.S. Physical Therapy with Distinction 1976 Medical School: University of Colo. 05/28/1983
Internship: Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center Denver, Co 1983-84
Residency: Internal Medicine, Presbyterian/St.Luke’s Medical Center Denver, Co 1984-86
Certifications and Memberships:
Board Certified, Internal Medicine, 1986 (lifetime)
Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine Boards and Community Involvement: Advisory Faculty member, COPIC Insurance
Member, Board of Directors, MindSprings Health Inc. TriCounty Health Network Board
Colorado Mesa University Montrose Campus Advisory Board Member, Regional Behavioral Health Collaborative
Chair, Montrose Memorial Hospital Ethics Committee.
Dr Saliman’s interest include Gardening, Landscaping, Dog Agility training, fitness, hanging out with his wife (most importantly).