Dr. Salata is a sports medicine specialist with a clinical focus on cartilage restoration, meniscus surgery and the arthroscopic treatment of orthopaedic pathology affecting the hip, knee, shoulder and elbow.
A University Heights native, Dr. Salata graduated from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals System. Dr. Salata served as an assistant team physician for the Division I University of Michigan Football and Hockey teams while in Ann Arbor. He also assisted with the coverage of Division I Eastern Michigan University Football and Basketball.
He completed his sports medicine fellowship training at the world-renowned Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. As a sports medicine fellow at Rush, Dr. Salata served as the assistant team physician for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Steel and Chicago Public High Schools, gaining experience treating athletes at all levels of competition. After the completion of his sports and shoulder fellowship at Rush, Dr. Salata pursued additional specialized training in the new field of hip arthroscopy in Chicago.
- Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
- Associate Orthopaedist Team Physician, The Cleveland Browns, UH Cleveland Medical Center
- Director, Joint Preservation and Cartilage Restoration Center, UH Cleveland Medical Center