Dr. Amanda Salvado attended UC Berkeley as an Alumni Scholar, where she completed a major in English, a minor in Education, and her premedical basic science training. She then worked in the Organic Chemistry Department and studied Biochemistry at Columbia University in New York before applying to medical school. Dr. Salvado received her medical degree in 2003 from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where she was elected president of the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha, and graduated with highest honors. She then attended UCLA, completing an internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. During this time she contributed to research of novel treatments for head and neck cancer. Dr. Salvado was then awarded and completed a fellowship in Laryngology at UCLA. Dr. Salvado is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA. She treats all general adult and pediatric ENT problems and has special interests in disorders of swallowing and the voice. She is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. In March 2014, Dr. Salvado was a guest speaker at The Vocal Masterclass designed for professional voice users, held at Pepperdine University. This 2 day seminar, whose sponsors included SAG-AFTRA and the West Coast Chapter of The Recording Academy, was attended by actors, singers, students of voice, voice therapists, voice coaches, and laryngologists. Dr. Salvado spoke on the topic of the dangers of an incorrect diagnosis for professional voice users. Dr. Salvado is also highly trained in the specialty of minimally-invasive facial plastics and cosmetic procedures, and was recently voted as one of the Top 3 Facial Cosmetic Surgeons in West Los Angeles by The Argonaut News.

Medical School
  • Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • English
  • Spanish


Westside Head & Neck
3831 Hughes Avenue
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 204-4111
(310) 204-4474
Westside Head and Neck
1301 20th Street
Suite 510
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 204-4111
(310) 204-4474


  • Otolaryngology (ENT) (Board Certified)
Clinical Interests
  • Allergies
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Sinus Issues
  • Headaches
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Voice Disorder
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Sleep Disorders


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna HMO Plan
  • Aetna Medicare Adv PPO
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Calif. Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield Access + HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna HMO Plan
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Covered CA Blue Shield PPO/EPO
  • Covered CA Health Net HMO
  • Covered CA Health Net PPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) HMO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net Seniority Plus HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • ILWU Blue Shield PPO
  • Medi-Cal Health Net HMO
  • Medi-Cal L.A. Care HMO
  • Medicare
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Private Healthcare System PPO/POS
  • Secure Horizons Senior/UHC HMO
  • Tricare PPO
  • TriWest PPO
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
Insurance Medical Groups
  • Access Medical Group IPA
  • Caremore Medical Group
  • Global Care Medical Group IPA
  • Health Care LA IPA
  • Prospect Medical Group
  • Regal Medical Group