Adrienne Salerno, MD

Family Medicine

Location(s):

North Haledon

(Overall Providing Rating)

BS:

Biology, Cum Laude, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Internship:

Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, CT

Special Education:

Harlem Hospital, New York, NY, Burn Fellowship

Hospital Affiliations:

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, NJ

St. Joseph’s Hospital, Wayne, NJ

Chilton Medical Centers, Pompton Plains, NJ

MD:

St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Residency:

Mountainside/UHMC Hospital, Montclair, NJ, Family Medicine Chief Resident

Special Education:

Postdoctoral Associate in Vascular Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Professional Associations:

American Board of Family Practice, Diplomate

Accepts New Patients
Patient Portal

Surgery and Women’s Health Are Focuses for Dr. Adrienne Salerno

“Family medicine is about making a difference in people’s lives every single day.”

Dr. Adrienne Salerno has always wanted to be a doctor. “I can’t remember a time when I wanted to be anything else,” she says. “I enjoy helping people.”

She started out her career in surgery, but found that she wanted more of a continuous, long-term relationship with her patients. Family medicine provided that connection. At Vanguard, Dr. Salerno enjoys the diversity of being able to treat everyone, from newborns to geriatrics. Often, her patients include various members of the same family.

“When I’m able to treat the whole family, it gives me the full perspective of understanding for the patients,” she says. “It’s easier to see the bigger picture, and that helps me make better decisions.” Toward that end, Dr. Salerno also makes it a point to follow her patients from office visits to hospitals or rehab, as needed. “You can see the difference in care delivered by someone who doesn’t know the patient as well,” she says. “It allows us to make sure that nothing slips through the cracks with these transitions.”

Dr. Salerno also uses her surgical background when minor cosmetic dermatologic procedures are needed, from cyst removal and abscess drainage to complex laceration repair. “I also perform ear lobe laceration repair,” she notes. “That’s pretty unique for most primary care offices, but we’re able to offer it right in the office.”

Dr. Salerno is on the Women’s Health Committee at Vanguard, to help improve services for female patients. These may include IUD placements, options for birth control and other procedures. The goal is also to expand education on women’s health topics.

When not working, Dr. Salerno enjoys doing CrossFit. She also likes to cook and spend time with her husband and children.

Patient Ratings

explanations of prob/condition

4.8

Friendliness/courtesy of

4.8

Likelihood of recommending

4.7

instructions for follow-up care

4.6

efforts to include in decisions

4.7

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Mar 21, 2018

Very competent and caring.

Mar 21, 2018

She is almost too detailed and repetitive sometimes

Mar 20, 2018

Excellent Family Practice, I always recommend this Office to friends & family. Sending my sister there.

Mar 13, 2018

good

Mar 07, 2018

the doctor was very helpful and informative

Mar 02, 2018

good

Feb 28, 2018

Dr. Salerno Rocks!

Feb 26, 2018

Excellent

Feb 22, 2018

excelent experience

Feb 16, 2018

awesome

Feb 10, 2018

Dr. Salerno is friendly yet professional. Her explanations and concerns are genuine.

Feb 10, 2018

I would definitely refer Dr Salerno

Feb 03, 2018

I have seen Dr Salerno several times since last year. she is very caring and knowledgeable. She takes her time and explains everything to me without any rushing.

Jan 25, 2018

Dr. Salerno is great!

Jan 24, 2018

Dr Salerno always makes sure that all issues are fully addressed and understood.

Jan 23, 2018

Dr Salerno showed care and concern in addressing my issues.

Jan 21, 2018

*Adrienne Salerno N.D. is a great physician and I have recommended her to friends.

Jan 20, 2018

very good

Jan 06, 2018

*Dr. Salerno took a lot of time which I thought was GREAT. She informed me I'm pre-diabetic and this was something I needed to know (and change what I eat). I do go to a gym, etc.

Dec 21, 2017

IT WAS A GOOD EXPERIENCE