Michael Salinger, MD, FACC, FSCAI



  • Heart and Vascular Center - Center for Advanced Care - Froedtert Hospital
  • 8900 West Doyne Ave.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Cardiology/Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

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I believe in providing outstanding, individualized, compassionate patient care. This requires using the most current technology in a team based fashion guided by advanced clinical research.


Diseases and Conditions

  • Aortic Valve Diseases
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Paravalvular Leak

Treatments and Services

  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Stents
  • Complex PCI
  • Impella Supported PCI
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Orbital Atherectomy
  • Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion with Watchman FLX™ Device
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair-MitraClip (TMVr)
  • Alcohol Septal Ablation
  • Virtual Visit

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee
  • Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital – Menomonee Falls

Board Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Clinic Locations


Dr. Salinger is an accomplished interventionalist with more than 10,000 lifetime coronary procedures completed. In addition, Dr. Salinger is an accomplished researcher, having devoted much of his career to advancing the treatment of structural heart disease. Throughout his career he has been involved as an investigator in many national studies, including those for TAVR, MitraClip, PFO/ASD and Watchman. He was part of implant team for the first Lotus Valve and the first MitraClip in the United States.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine - Maywood, IL (1979)
Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology - Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Cleveland, OH (1985-1986)
Fellowships in Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine - Northwestern University Medical School - Chicago, IL (1984-1985)
Residency in Internal Medicine - Northwestern University - Evanston, IL (1980-1982)