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Sarimar Agosto Salgado, MD

Specialty: Endocrinology
Program: Endocrine Oncology


Cancer Focus: Adrenal Carcinoma, Adrenal Nodule/Mass, Pituitary Macroadenoma, Pituitary Microadenoma, Pituitary Neoplasm, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Nodule/Mass

Dr. Sarimar Agosto Salgado is an Assistant Member in the Department of Head and Neck-Endocrine Oncology. Dr. Agosto Salgado received her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.  After completion of Internal Medicine Residency in Puerto Rico, she specialized in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Agosto Salgado subspecialized in Endocrine Oncology by completing the Oncologic Endocrinology Fellowship at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She joins us from UT Southwestern Medical Center, Division of Endocrinology. Dr. Agosto Salgado‘s clinical interest centers on the management of thyroid nodules and all stages and types of thyroid cancer, including administration of systemic therapies for aggressive tumors. She is also interested in the management of hereditary endocrine neoplasia disorders, pituitary tumors, adrenal tumors, adrenocortical carcinoma and pheochromocytoma-paraganglioma tumors. Her research interest focuses on intermediate-high risk thyroid cancers in terms of management, surveillance protocols, targeted therapies and potential redifferentiation of tumors resistant to radioactive iodine.  Dr. Agosto is fluent in English & Spanish. 

Education & Training


  • MD Anderson Cancer Center - Oncologic Endocrinology
  • University of Texas Health Sciences Center - Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Medical School:

  • University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus School of Medicine - MD
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  • Agosto Salgado S. Evolution of anaplastic thyroid cancer management: perspectives in the era of precision oncology. Ther Adv Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Oct.12. Pubmedid: 34733469. Pmcid: PMC8558801.
  • Shah MH, Goldner WS, Benson AB, Bergsland E, Blaszkowsky LS, Brock P, Chan J, Das S, Dickson PV, Fanta P, Giordano T, Halfdanarson TR, Halperin D, He J, Heaney A, Heslin MJ, Kandeel F, Kardan A, Khan SA, Kuvshinoff BW, Lieu C, Miller K, Pillarisetty VG, Reidy D, Salgado SA, Shaheen S, Soares HP, Soulen MC, Strosberg JR, Sussman CR, Trikalinos NA, Uboha NA, Vijayvergia N, Wong T, Lynn B, Hochstetler C. Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors, Version 2.2021, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Ne. 2021 Jul.19(7):839-868. Pubmedid: 34340212.
  • Armaiz-Pena G, Flores SK, Cheng ZM, Zhang X, Esquivel E, Poullard N, Vaidyanathan A, Liu Q, Michalek J, Santillan-Gomez AA, Liss M, Ahmadi S, Katselnik D, Maldonado E, Salgado SA, Jimenez C, Fishbein L, Hamidi O, Else T, Lechan R, Tischler AS, Benn DE, Dwight T, Clifton-Bligh R, Sanso G, Barontini M, Vincent D, Aronin N, Biondi B, Koops M, Bowhay-Carnes E, Gimenez-Roqueplo AP, Alvarez-Eslava A, Bruder JM, Kitano M, Burnichon N, Ding Y, Dahia PLM. Genotype-Phenotype Features of Germline Variants of the TMEM127 Pheochromocytoma Susceptibility Gene: A 10-Year Update. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Jan.106(1):e350-e364. Pubmedid: 33051659. Pmcid: PMC7765648.
  • Toro-Tobón D, Agosto S, Ahmadi S, Koops M, Bruder JM. Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Associated Hypercalcemia: A Case Report and Literature Review. Am J Case Rep. 2017 Feb.18:203-207. Pubmedid: 28239141. Pmcid: PMC5340222.

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