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Dr. Clarivel Salazar



Dr. Salazar was born and raised in Puerto Rico.  She received her B.S. in Animal Science graduating Cum Laude  from the University of Puerto Rico.  While in veterinary school at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Salazar completed her M.S. degree in Reproduction and Immunology.  She also worked as an Emergency Nurse at the UTCVM hospital, gaining extensive experience in Emergency Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Salazar earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 2004. Upon graduation she worked as a General Practitioner in Florida, but following her interest in Small Animal Emergency Medicine she started practicing at the Animal Emergency and Referral Center in Florida. Working with a team of Internist, Neurologist, Surgeon and Criticalist she gain a vast experience in more advance care for the pets. In 2006 Dr. Salazar move to Maryland were she has also worked as a General Practitioner in the area of Silver Spring, and as an emergency clinician in the area of Urbana Maryland. She has been practicing as a general practitioner for the past 4 years in the area of Poolesville, offering personalized veterinary care to the pets in this community. She has a special interest in Medicine, Surgery, trauma and critical care.   


Dr. Salazar is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association and the Veterinary Information Network.  She is also accredited by the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.