About us

Dr. Salman Cardiologist JacksonvilleWaddah Salman, MD is ranked one of Jacksonville’s Top Doctors. With over 20 years’ experience, he specializes in Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Vascular and Endovascular Medicine. Dr. Salman received his medical Degree from Tichreen University – School of Medicine in Lattakia, Syria in 1992. He completed his intership at St. Barnabas Hospital, an affiliate of Cornell Medical Center, in Bronx, NY in 1995. He then went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at Michigan State University in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1997. Following that he completed his cardiology fellowship at the University of Pittsburg in 2003, to complete a fellowship in interventional cardiology. Dr. Salman holds multiple board certifications​, including certifications in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, vascular and endovascular medicine.

​After four years of practicing cardiology in Kalamazoo Michigan, Dr. Salman joined Jacksonville Cardiovascular Center in Jacksonville, Florida in 2007.
Dr. Salman has been providing cardiovascular care to the Jacksonville community since then. Dr. Salman currently serves of President and CEO of JCC.

It is in Jacksonville, that he met his wife of 12 years, Hala, whom he has three daughers with, Yasmine, Ava and Ana.

Dr. Salman is credentialed to work out of Memorial Hospital Jacksonville and St. Vincents Hospital. At Memorial Hospital, he is the director of catherization lab, and was recently named Chief Section of Cardiology. He serves on several committees.

In his free time, Dr. Salman likes to spend time of his large extended family and enjoys playing tennis.


cardiology JacksonvilleSaidy Harper is a board-certified nurse practitioner who started her career as a registered nurse after graduating from Florida State Community College in Jacksonville, Florida. Her love and passion for nursing led her to pursue further development in her career. She graduated with Honors from the University of North Florida with a degree in Science of Nursing. During her six years of nursing she developed a passion for cardiology. It was then Saidy decided to continue her career in nursing by becoming an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, after graduating from Jacksonville University with her masters in Nursing. Soon, Saidy hopes to complete a cardiology-sub specialty and work on her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree.

In her free time, Saidy loves spending time with her family, her husband Chris and her children Kelly, CJ and Mason. She also enjoys camping, live music and the beach. She is excited to be a part of the team at JCC. She looks forward to building partnerships with her patients, staff and the community to bring awareness, prevention and treatment in cardiovascular disease.