Dr. Brian Salmenson obtained his medical degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1979. He completed a four-year residency in ophthalmology at St. Johns Eye Hospital, one of the busiest eye hospitals in the world. His residency at St. Johns allowed him to obtain significant experience in patient care and ophthalmic surgery. He became a Fellow of the College of Surgeons of South Africa, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
Dr. Salmenson arrived in the United States in 1989. He spent his first two years doing research in retinal blood flow at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed an ophthalmology residency at Hahnemann University under the chairmanship of Myron Yanoff, M.D. This was followed by a position as an attending ophthalmologist and lecturer at Hahnemann University.
Dr. Salmenson has worked in Atlanta as a private practice ophthalmologist specializing in cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinal disease, as well as cosmetic and corrective eye lid surgery. Dr. Salmenson obtained his ophthalmology board certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1997.