Born and raised in Northeast Ohio, Sal graduated from John Carroll University with a degree in biology. He earned his medical degree at the University of Toledo where he participated in medical mission trips to Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He completed his orthopaedic training at the Cleveland Clinic where he published several articles on periprosthetic shoulder infection and elbow injuries in baseball pitchers and was awarded the 2015 Neer Award at ASES specialty day for his work. For the past three years he served as the lone resident on the Ohio Orthopaedic Society executive board and provided physician coverage for the Cleveland Indians baseball organization and several Ohio high school football teams.
He will be joined by his fiancé Meghan, who will become his wife on Sept. 3rd. Outside of medicine he enjoys softball, skiing, bocce, being outdoors and spending time with Meghan and their friends and family.