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Get to Know Dr. Daniel R. Salisbury, M.D.

Meet Dr. Daniel Salisbury, a distinguished ophthalmologist with a deep-rooted passion for eye health and excellence in patient care. Born and raised in the heart of Mobile, Alabama, Dr. Salisbury embodies the warmth and hospitality of his Southern roots.

With a stellar academic background, Dr. Salisbury pursued his education with unwavering dedication. Graduating with Honors from the University of Georgia, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance with a minor in Biology, setting the stage for his illustrious career in medicine. He then went on to attain his medical degree from the esteemed University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

His Story

Driven by a commitment to mastery in his field, Dr. Salisbury continued his medical journey at Tulane University, where he completed his Internship in Internal Medicine and subsequently his Residency in Ophthalmology. His exemplary performance and leadership qualities were acknowledged when he was elected Chief Resident during his final year of Ophthalmology residency.

Specializing further, Dr. Salisbury completed a rigorous two-year Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at Retina and Vitreous of Texas in Houston, Texas, honing his skills in medical and surgical retina procedures.

Drawing from a rich family legacy in ophthalmology, Dr. Salisbury proudly carries on the tradition as a second-generation ophthalmologist, marking the fifth generation in his family to achieve board certification in this specialized field. His father, Charles, and his uncles, John and James, along with his brother Drew, all share his passion for eye care.

An active member of esteemed professional societies including the American Society of Retina Specialists, the American Board of Ophthalmology, and the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Salisbury remains at the forefront of advancements in his field, ensuring the highest standards of care for his patients.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Dr. Salisbury finds joy in the great outdoors, indulging in activities such as golf, hunting, fishing, and the art of grilling. He shares his life with his beloved wife, Samantha, a native of Baton Rouge, and together they take pride in raising their sons, Scotty and Walker.


Daniel R. Salisbury, MD

Board Certification

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology


  • State of Louisiana


  • University of Georgia

       Athens, Georgia

       Bachelor of Business Finance with a Minor in Biology

  • University of South Alabama, College of Medicine

       Mobile, Alabama

       Doctor of Medicine


  • Tulane University School of Medicine

       New Orleans, Louisiana

       Department of Internal Medicine


  • Tulane University School of Medicine

       New Orleans, Louisiana

       Department of Ophthalmology


  • Retina and Vitreous of Texas

       Houston, Texas

       Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology

  • American Society of Retina Specialists

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