Dr. Salene is originally from Upstate NY and graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1995. While serving on active duty in the U.S. Navy, she completed her first year of General Surgery Internship at William Beaumont Army Medical Center and then 4 years as a General Medical Officer stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC and Lemoore NAS in California. She completed her residency at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center and has been board certified in Internal Medicine since 2005. She has been with Wilmington Internal Medicine since April 2009 with a brief break during that time to work in Florida while her husband was serving on orders from the Marine Corps. During that time she was named a Top 10 Doctor for the city of Brandon, FL in 2014. She then returned to Wilmington Internal Medicine in 2014.
She has special interest in the treatment of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, obesity and thyroid disease. She is married and has two children. She loves to go running, hiking and skiing with her family.