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Joe P. Salgado, MD

Family Practice

Dr. Salgado is a native of Artesia. He is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice. He earned medical degrees from the University of New Mexico and completed his internship and medical residency at John Peter Smith in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Salgado serves as the Chief Executive Officer.

Dr. Salgado lists spending time with family and weight lifting among his favorite things.

Dr. Salgado also speaks Spanish (habla español).


  • 702 N. 13th St.
    Artesia, NM 88210