St Francis Hospital The Hearth Center and St. Joseph Hospital welcome

Salvatore Trazzera, M.D., FACC to the Department of Cardiology, St. Francis Hospital, and as Associate Director, Cardiology, St. Joseph Hospital

Salvatore Trazzera, M.D., FACC, is the medical director of Farmingdale Cardiovascular Services in Farmingdale, New York. Dr. Trazzera has previously held positions as the Director of the Echocardiography Laboratory and Associate Director of Huntington Hospital’s Women’s Heart Program in Huntington, New York. He is one of a handful of physicians in the New York Metropolitan area earning the district title “Fellow Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography” and is a Diplomat of the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

Dr. Trazzera received his medical degrees from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico and the University of the State of New York. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. He completed fellowships in critical care medicine and cardiology at North Shore University Hospital, Cornell University Medical College, and New York University School of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and cardiovascular computed tomography and has expanded his practice to vascular medicine, sports, and exercise cardiology, as well as noninvasive cardiovascular imaging and computed tomography. Dr. Trazzera also earned the American Medical Association’s Physician’s Recognition Award consecutively from 1997 through 2013.

Dr. Trazzera trained at the University of Pittsburgh’s Concussion Management Program and specializes in the management of sports related mild traumatic brain injury. He works with local high schools, universities and clubs to provide ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) Concussion Prevention and Management Program to their Athletes. He is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Radiology at Stony Brook University Medical Center and serves as a consulting team physician for Stony Brook University Ice Hockey Team, Sachem High School Ice Hockey Team and the PAL Jr. Islanders Ice Hockey Team