Board Director, Central Maine Healthcare
Board Certified Physician – Family Medicine – Holistic Medicine – Healthcare
David Salko, MD is known for his compassionate approach by the patients he serves at Topsham Family Medicine. He focuses on motivating patients toward better lifestyles and employs both traditional and holistic approaches to treating patients.
A graduate from Franklin and Marshall College, Dr. Salko attended medical school at Jefferson Medical College and graduated in 2001. He completed the Family Medicine Internship and Residency at Maine Medical Center in 2004 followed by Medical Acupuncture at the Helms Medical Institute in 2006. He has also completed leadership training with Maine’s Physician Executive Leadership Institute as a McAfee fellow in 2018. He is a respected physician leader in the Central and Mid Coast communities and has been awarded the Bernard L. Albert Memorial Award – For the Promise of Becoming a Humane Physician (1997), Arthur Krieger Memorial Prize in Family Medicine (2001) and HEROES Award – Healthcare Employees Reaching Out for Excellent Service (2012). Dr. Salko enjoys teaching and precepts medical students and nurse practitioners.
Fun Facts: David is passionate about the growth and development of his family and children. He enjoys living in and exploring Maine as well as running/fitness, reading, cooking, and travel. David plays the drums, supports extended family in their farming adventures, and practices living life to the fullest within the beauty of art, science, and philosophy.
Favorite quote: “If I could wish for my life to be perfect, it would be tempting but I would decline, for life would no longer teach me anything.” – Allyson Jones
As the newly appointed Central Maine Healthcare Board Director, David brings a direct voice of physicians.