Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellow Profiles

Our 2022-2023 Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellow Physicians:


Salazar, Daniel - Daniel and Lilly
Dr. Salazar and his dog, Lilly

Daniel Salazar, MD, MS

Hometown: Orange, CA
Undergraduate: Loyola Marymount University, BS Biology
Graduate: Keck School of Medicine of USC, MS Global Medicine  
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Anesthesiology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Why I chose UCLA: There are many reasons! The UCLA environment and culture are incredible. People are kind, helpful, and fun to work with. The facilities are top notch and state of the art. Our cases are challenging and push us to become phenomenal pediatric anesthesiologists. The program is also well balanced with plenty of time to spend with family and friends outside of the hospital.

Dr. Daniel Salazar is passionate about participating in local and international healthcare initiatives and medical missions throughout his career. His personal interests include sports (NFL, NBA, MLB), traveling, cooking, and dining. During his free time, he also enjoys activities such as snowboarding, wakeboarding, and weightlifting.


Wilson, Shatira - Shatira in Santorini, Greece
Dr. Wilson in Santorini, Greece

Shatira Wilson, MD

Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate: Tennessee State University, BS Biology, minor in Chemistry
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Residency: Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Why I chose UCLA: I chose UCLA because I really enjoyed the faculty and staff. UCLA fosters a great working environment that centers around putting the patient first while allowing trainees to learn in an encouraging working environment. I also could not deny the great weather and chill vibes of being in LA!

Dr. Shatira Wilson enjoys traveling, cooking, journaling, and photography. Her future goals include having a career at an academic center and working closely with a diverse pediatric population.