Dr. Christina Saldivar

Dr. Christina Saldivar is a board-certified Neurology specialist and certified Life Care Planner.

Her highly specialized experience working with a wide range of diseases and disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system uniquely qualify her to assess and identify current and future needs and related costs of care for individuals with ongoing neurological issues.

Dr. Saldivar received both her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and her Doctorate Degree in Medicine from Brown University in Providence, R.I.  She did her professional training as an Intern in Internal Medicine at Boston’s Carnitas Carney Hospital, followed by a Neurology Residency at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center in Phoenix. Dr. Saldivar subsequently took a fellowship in Adult Neuromuscular Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Following that she chose to stay in Texas to practice as a Neurohospitalist and General Neurology Clinician in Austin through HCA – St. David’s Hospital System.

Dr. Saldivar is Board Certified in Adult Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  She has extensive research experience in the areas of Parkinson’s disease, Neurointerventional Radiology and the specific effects of trauma on different populations.

Recent Publications:

Lauren Phillips, M.D., Christina Saldivar, M.D. Positive SRP Antibody in Necrotizing Myopathy, presented at Carol Krusen Symposium in February 2015.

Susan Iannaccone, M.D., Jaya Trivedi, M.D., Christina Saldviar, M.D. Left Ventricular Assist Device in a Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy patient, presented at Carol Krusen Symposium in February 2015.

Christina Saldivar, M.D., Guillermo Moguel-Cobos, M.D., Prevalence of Neuropsychiatric symptoms and Social Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease, poster presentation at AAN conference, 2014.

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