Dr. Wm. Richard Salter was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. After graduating from high school, he attended Abilene Christian University and graduated cum laude in 1983. He did a year of research at Texas Tech Medical School after graduating from ACU, and then began medical school there in 1984 and graduation in 1988. Dr. Salter then began his internship and residency at The University of Kentucky, completing it in 1992.
He then moved to Texarkana, Texas to begin his OB-GYN practice with a multi-specialty clinic there. After two years in Texarkana, he and his wife decided to move to Dallas. He joined a large single-specialty OB-GYN group in Dallas, and established an office in Garland, Texas in 1995. With two of his partners, Dr. Salter decided to leave the large group and start their own practice, Advanced OB-GYN Associates, opening the new practice on 4/1/08.
DR. RICHARD SALTER'S OB-GYN PRACTICE AND EXPERTISE
Dr. Salter's practice involves routine and high risk obstetrics, routine office gynecology, minimally invasive in-office gynecologic procedures, minimally invasive major and minor gynecologic surgeries, initial infertility evaluation and treatment, and early stage gynecologic cancer surgery.
DALLAS AREA HOSPTIAL PRIVILEGES
Forest Park Medical Center
Medical City in Dallas
Methodist Richardson Medical Center, Richardson, TX
Baylor Plano Medical Center
Baylor Garland Medical Center
Dr. Salter is also a clinical faculty member of the Baylor Garland Family Practice Residency program, and helps in the training and education of the Family Practice residents in obstetrics and gynecology. In addition, he is a frequent speaker at national medical meetings on minimally invasive office procedures, including Essure Hysteroscopic Permanent Contraception and Her Option Cryo-endometrial Ablation, and assists in training physicians in these and other surgical procedures.
DR. RICHARD SALTER IS A CERTIFIED da VINCI ROBOTIC SURGEON
Dr. Salter was also one of the first Gynecologists in Dallas to use the da Vinci Surgical Robotic Procedure on all of his major gynecologic surgeries, giving his patients the opportunity to have a quicker recovery and return to normal activities. Dr. Salter is one the national instructors for the da Vinci system, and proctors gynecologists in their training on the da Vinci robotic system.
LOCAL MEDIA INTERVIEW ON WOMEN'S HEALTHCARE ISSUES
Dr. Salter is frequently interviewed
by the local Dallas-Ft. Worth area TV news and print
media where he is asked to discuss women’s health
care issues, trends, and new technology. Recently, Dr.
Salter was named to the Top Ten List of OB-GYN in the
Dallas Area for the fourth straight year in a row. (Click
Here for more Top 10 Doctors in Dallas information on Dr. Salter).
DR. SALTER'S PERSONAL INFO
Dr. Salter has been married since 1994, and has 3 children. When not at the hospital or office,
he enjoys all outdoor activities with his family, including
running, snowboarding, tennis, and golf. He has been
active in coaching his children’s basketball teams
for several years.
Since 2008, Dr. Salter and several other surgeons and specialists have worked with Predisan, a Honduran faith-based organization, traveling to Catacamas, Honduras and performing surgery and caring for needy families in the mountains of eastern Honduras. He has also been involved in medical missions in Guatemala and Mexico, and is a volunteer physician at Brother Bill's Helping Hand Clinic and Christ's Family Clinic in Dallas.
DR. SALTER'S PRESENT AND PAST MEDICAL MISSION TRIPS
Dr. Salter works with Predisan. Predisan exists as a Christian healthcare organization so that individuals and populations in Catacamas Honduras (the mountainous region of eastern Honduras area) experience wholeness – physical, spiritual, social, economic and environmental – according to God‘s redemptive plan.
These important mission trips provide health care to individuals who wouldn't otherwise have access to good health care at all. Services are provided to all people regardless of their beliefs. Our mission's goal is to treat all comers. Read More About Dr. Salter's Mission Trips »
Honduras - Dr. Salter, several other general surgeons and other specialists have
traveled to Honduras to help patients needing surgery in under-served areas
of that country.
Guatemala - In years past, Dr. Salter and his
family spent a week each summer in Guatemala on a
medical mission trip with physicians, nurses, and their
families from several different churches in the Dallas-Ft
Dr. Salter also enjoys volunteering at Christ’s Family Clinic in Dallas
several times a month, providing medical care for disadvantaged patients. For more information On Christ's Family Clinic, click here:www.ChristsFamilyClinic.org
DR. SALTER EXPLAINS THE da VINCI ROBOTIC SURGICAL SYSTEM WITH DALLAS AREA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Dr. Richard Salter gathered with more than 300 Berkner High School Students to explain the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System!
DALLAS AREA COMMUNITY SERVICE: BROTHER BILL'S HELPING HAND
Dr. Salter is also involved in Brother Bill's Helping Hand - a legacy of 70 years of service to West Dallas and hope for a better life to the more than 25,000 people living in the 75212 zip code in Dallas, Texas.
As a faith-based nonprofit, Brother Bill believes that hope comes in the form of Education, Health, and Essentials of Life programs. Partnering caring volunteers with neighbors in need brings nourishment of the mind, body, and soul to all involved. Check out more information and how you can get involved!
Brother Bill's Helping Hand Website Info
Congratulations Dr. William Richard Salter - Voted Top 10 Dallas Doctor For The Fourth Consecutive Year!
Dr. Salter as seen on the popular TV Show "Top Docs of DFW"
Dr. Richard Salter performs an Essure procedure in the uterine cavity; visible are the two fallopian tube openings on either side of the cavity. The micro insert is place and then released in the opening of the fallopian tubes. After the released, the expanded coil of the micro insert can be seen anchoring the Essure device. Once the coils are opened, the procedure is concluded and the patient is ready to leave. More About Essure Permanent Birth Control
Dr. Richard Salter visits the Highland Park High School Science Festival
Dr. Salter discusses how Forest Park Medical Centers use robots and state-of-the-art technology (the da Vinci surgical robotic system) to prepare and perform surgery.
Dr. Salter also discusses the importance of teaching kids about the wonders and advancements in medicine and why it is important to seek careers in the medical community.
Dr. Richard Salter talks about the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System for treating a patient experiencing severe problems with pelvic pain and large fibroids.
Listen to an AOA patient's story about her experience as a patient of Dr. Salter and how he helped change her life.
Rising Popularity of the Essure Birth Control Method
This is an interview with Dr. Richard Salter on April 28, 2009, which appeared on KTVT Channel 11. The piece is titled "Economy Sends Permanent Birth Control Numbers Up".
Essure Birth Control Procedure - featured on a NBC5 Newscast.
The first FDA-approved procedure that replaces tubal ligation. The 10 minute procedure happens at our office with local anesthesia; 3 months later no birth control is needed.
Her Option Procedure
A procedure for women with heavy cycles. This is an FDA-approved in-office ablation procedure that freezes the uterine lining. It takes 30 minutes.
Pregnancy Myths - Fox4 Good Day interview
Should you eat for two? What about cravings? Eating cheese or deli meat? Morning sickness? Dying your hair? What's a myth and what's good information for you when you are pregnant?
OB-GYN SURGICAL PROCEDURES DR. RICHARD SALTER IS CERTIFED OR ACCREDITED TO PERFORM
Dr. Richard Salter is a certified da Vinci robotic surgeon