Dr. Richard Salter was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. He attended Abilene Christian University and graduated Cum Laude in 1983, graduated from Texas Tech Medical School 1988, and completed his residency at The University of Kentucky in 1992.
In the fall of 1992, he began his medical practice at a multi-specialty clinic in Texarkana, TX. After two years in Texarkana he and his wife decided to move to Dallas where he joined a large Ob-Gyn group in 1995. In 2008 and two former partners formed Advanced OB-GYN Associates.
Dr. Salter is married, and he and his wife have three children. When not at the hospital or office, he and his family enjoy all outdoor activities, including running, snowboarding, scuba diving, tennis, and golf. He has been active in coaching his children’s youth basketball teams for several years.
Dr. Salter’s practice involves routine and high risk obstetrics, routine office gynecology, minimally invasive in-office gynecologic procedures, minimally invasive major and minor gynecologic surgeries, initial infertility evaluation and treatment, and early stage gynecologic cancer surgery.
He frequently speaks at national medical meetings on his expertise in minimally invasive procedures (Her Option cryo-endometrial ablation and MiniArc TVT for urinary incontinence) and assists in training physicians in these procedures.
Dr. Salter is also a national instructor, proctor, and speaker for Intuitive Surgical and the da Vinci Surgical Robotic system, and one of the first Dallas gynecologists to use the system for the majority of all his gynecologic surgery.
Dr. Salter is frequently interviewed by the local Dallas-Ft. Worth area TV news and print media where he is asked to discuss women’s health care issues, trends, and new technology. Recently, Dr. Salter has been listed yearly in D Magazine as a top physician in Dallas, Texas Monthly listed him as a top physician in the state of Texas and he has been recognized as one of the Best Doctors in Collin County. Head over to our videos page to see some of Dr. Salter’s segments.
Dr. Salter has partnered with Predisan, a Honduran based Christian healthcare organization, since 2008. They provide healthcare to individuals who cannot otherwise access it; primarily the individuals in Catacamas, Honduras and the surrounding mountainous regions of eastern Honduras.
Prior to going to Honduras, Dr. Salter and his wife were involved in several mission trips to Antigua, Guatemala, spending as much as a week each summer providing medical care to people of Antigua and the surrounding mountainous regions.
To view pictures of the mission trips, click here, or to learn more about Predisan, www.Predisan.org.
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