AMANDA SALVADO, MD grew up in Fullerton, California. She attended UC Berkeley as an Alumni Scholar, where she completed a major in English, a minor in Education, and her premedical basic science training. She then worked in the Organic Chemistry Department and studied Biochemistry at Columbia University in New York before applying to medical school. Dr. Salvado received her medical degree in 2003 from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where she was elected president of the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha, and she graduated with highest honors. She then attended UCLA, completing an internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. During this time she contributed to research of novel treatments for head and neck cancer. Dr. Salvado was then awarded and completed a fellowship in Laryngology at UCLA. Dr. Salvado is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA. She treats all general adult and pediatric ENT problems and has special interests in disorders of swallowing and the voice. She is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Salvado also has expertise in minimally-invasive facial plastics and cosmetic procedures, and she was voted one of the Top 3 Facial Cosmetic Surgeons in West Los Angeles in 2015 by The Argonaut News. She has staff privileges at St. John’s Medical Center and Ronald Regan UCLA Hospital in Westwood and is Director of Otolaryngology for 90210 Surgical Medical Center in Beverly Hills. Dr. Salvado lives in West Los Angeles with her husband and two children.