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    Howard Salvay

    Howard Salvay, M.D., FACOG

    Obstetrics and Gynecology

    (Board Certified)
    Accepting new patients

    Chanticleer Office (2907)
    2907 Chanticleer Avenue
    Santa Cruz, California 95065
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    (831) 477-2375 

    News Article

    Dr. Howard Salvay pioneering procedure removes organs through belly button, Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 9, 2010 (opens new window)

    Medical Affiliation(s)

    Hospital Affiliation(s)

    Dominican Hospital of Santa Cruz

    Education & Training

    Medical education:
    University of California Los Angeles, 1976
    University of California at Davis, 1978
    Kaiser Hospital, CA, 1981


    Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Professional Interests

    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Abnormal uterine bleeding, Breast cancer prevention, Cervical cancer prevention, Cervical dysplasia, Cervical incompetence, Colposcopy, Contraception, DaVinci surgery, Diagnostic ultrasound, Endometrial ablation, Endometriosis, Fibroids, Gestational diabetes, Gynecologic cancers, HPV, High risk obstetrics, Hormonal disorders, Hormone therapy, Hysterectomy, Hysteroscopy, Incontinence, Infertility, Laparoscopic myomectomy, Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy, Laparoscopic surgery, Laparoscopic-assisted vaginal hysterectomy, Low libido in women, Management of abnormal pap smears, Management of irregular menses, Menopausal disorders, Menopause, Mind-body interactions, Minimally invasive surgery, Multifetal gestation, Natural birth, Natural menopause remedies, NovaSure procedure, Nutrition, Obstetrics (high risk), Office sterilization, Osteoporosis, Ovarian cancer, Ovarian cysts, PMS, Painful intercourse, Pelvic floor surgery, Pelvic reconstruction, Perimenopausal depression and anxiety, Perimenopause, Perinatal diagnostics, Peritoneal cancer, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Post-menopausal treatment, Post-operative gynecologic care, Postpartum depression, Pregnancy, Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Premenstrual dysmorphic disorder, Prenatal diagnosis, Preterm labor, Preventive medicine, Prolapse surgery, Sexual dysfunction, Stress incontinence, Total laparoscopic hysterectomy, Transabdominal cerclage, Unexplained infertility, Urinary tract disorders, Urogynecology, Uterine cancer, Uterus-sparing reconstructive vaginal surgery, VBAC, Vaginal plastic surgery, Vulvovaginitis

    Additional Information

    Dr. Salvey is the Director of Robotic and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery & Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center. He specializes in single incision surgery, advanced minimally invasive reduced port surgery, robotic surgery, treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.

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    Community Activities

    Board of Directors Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center Board of Directors Mills Peninsula Health Services

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Salvay enjoys being with my children, wife and watching them grow into productive happy beings.

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    Philosophy of Care

    A commitment to reduce the healing time and discomfort of Gynecological Surgical procedures by bringing to Santa Cruz advanced technology, knowledge and skills through Minimally Invasive Techniques

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