Dr. Jason Salganick joined Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers in May 2013. He specializes in myeloma & lymphoma and hematologic disorders. Dr. Salganick was born on the Mexican border in Chula Vista, California into a bilingual home. His mother is Puerto Rican and his father is of Russian Jewish origin and he is fluent in both English and Spanish. He graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in Medieval History, but not before taking a one-year leave of absence for Medieval Studies at Oxford University. After completing medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine he went on to complete a combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Internship and Residency at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. There, he was a 2-Term Chairman for Resident Physician Section with the Louisiana State Medical Society and led the Louisiana delegation to the 1997 American Medical Association National Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. He designed and completed a combined Fellowship in Medical Oncology and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.
Dr. Salganick is actively involved in the education of medical students and residents from Creighton University School of Medicine and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Hematology and Medical Oncology. He has been selected by his professional peers as a Top Doc in PHOENIX Magazine.
He is credited with several scientific papers, the most recent of which was published in March 2013 in Cancer Medicine. He is at present an investigator in research trials. He has presented for a CME conference with Total Health Oncology.
In San Francisco, he met and married his wife, Robbyn Salganick, a corporate attorney who presently has only their three children as her clients whom she represents with vigor. Dr. Salganick is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Medical Association and the Arizona Latino Medical Association, and has been a part of the Phoenix medical oncology community since 2008. He enjoys Salsa Dancing, Scuba Diving, and Mountain Biking and Strategic Board Games.