Dr. Peter Salgo - In addition to having spoken before
hundreds of professional and lay audiences, Dr. Peter Salgo is known for his
written work. In just the last two years, he has published articles on such
timely issues as drug pricing schedules in the United States as compared to
those of other Western nations; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; the current progress
of fetal surgery; Retin A--its risks and benefits; plastic and cosmetic surgery;
and AIDS--its effects upon its victims and the health care system in general.
Additionally, millions have viewed Dr. Peter Salgo on
television and have listened to him on the radio. His broadcast lectures were
aired on the CBS Television Network and its affiliated Stations, the CBS Radio
Network and its affiliated Stations, as well as the CNBC Television Network and
its affiliated Stations. Most recently, he wrote, produced, and anchored four
broadcasts per week for CNBC's America's Vital Signs. For the past ten years, he
has served as a correspondent with WCBS-TV News--writing, producing, editing,
directing, and commenting upon medical news and education issues. The most
popular of his reports was entitled AIDS and the Homeless. Others included
in-depth looks into infertility, radiation treatment, heart assist techniques,
and the future of modern medicine. Also, Dr. Peter Salgo has served as a medical
consultant for a dramatic series on all three major television networks.
Dr. Peter Salgo is the recipient of numerous awards,
including the Broadcasting Award from the American Society of Emergency
Physicians, the Community Service Award from the Medic Alert Foundation, the
Howard W. Blakeslee Award for Journalism from the American Heart Association, an
Emmy nomination for Outstanding Coverage of an Instant Single Breaking News
Story, an Associated Press Award for Best Continuing News Coverage, and an Emmy
Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Continuing News Story.
Educated at Columbia University and Columbia University
College of Physicians, Dr. Peter Salgo practices Anesthesiology and Internal
Medicine at Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and teaches Anesthesiology
and Internal Medicine at his alma mater.