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Our Leadership

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Daniel Salinas, MD

Executive Board Member

Daniel Salinas, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer at the Emory Healthcare Network. 

Dr. Salinas has a proven track record as a well-known pediatrician and physician leader committed to the care of Georgia’s children. Before coming to Children’s, he served as Regional Vice President and National Medical Director for WellPoint Inc. Prior to that, he was Vice President and Medical Director for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia and served in a number of leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente Georgia, where he also practiced as a pediatrician.

A native of Houston, Texas, Dr. Salinas earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School after earning his bachelor’s degree from Texas Lutheran College. He currently serves on the Children's Hughes Spalding Hospital Board of Trustees and is a Board Member of TCCN, Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities and Pediatric Healthcare Improvement Coalition of Georgia.

Dr. Salinas and his wife, Cindy, live in Roswell and have two adult sons.

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