Dr. Meir Salama, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 53

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Dr. Salama:

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Dr. Salama's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Salama

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Progressive Gastroenterology
Progressive Gastroenterology
3584 Jerome Ave
Bronx, NY 10467
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    Dr. Salama's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Arthrodesis Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • ERCP With Spincterotomy
    • Esophageal pH Monitoring
    • Esophageal Stenting
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • AIDS With Infectious Gastroenteritis
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Celiac Disease
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 1
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 10
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 11
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 12
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 13
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 2
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 3
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 4
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 5
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 6
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 7
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 8
    • Celiac Disease, Susceptibility to 9
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Chronic Constipation
    • Chronic Diarrhea
    • Chronic Digestive Disorders
    • Chronic Inflammatory Diarrhea
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colitis
    • Collagenous Colitis
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
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    • Diarrhea
    • Digestive Disorders
    • Digestive Duplication
    • Diverticular Diseases
    • Diverticulitis
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis
    • Diverticulosis of the Ileum
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Motility Disorders
    • Esophageal Stricture
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Foregut Disorders
    • Gastointestinal Tract Tumors
    • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
    • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
    • Gastric Erosion
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastrinoma
    • Gastritis
    • Gastritis, Familial Giant Hypertrophic
    • Gastrocutaneous Syndrome
    • Gastroenteritis
    • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
    • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Amyloidosis
    • Gastrointestinal Anthrax
    • Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrointestinal Malformation
    • Gastrointestinal Mucormycosis
    • Gastrointestinal Perforation
    • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
    • Gastroparesis
    • Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • IBS Associated With Giardiasis
    • IBS Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • IBS Associated With Pain Disorders
    • IBS Associated With Psychological Disorders
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Diseases
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Liver Diseases
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Malnutrition
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Polyps
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Salama

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Top Doctors Metro Area
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    New York Medical College
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    Montefiore Medical Center/ Residency In Internal Medicine
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    Montefiore Medical Center, Fellowship In Gastroenterologu
    Complete in 1990

    Undergraduate Schools

    New York University
    Graduated in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Salama & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Hebrew
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Salama's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Montefiore Medical Center where Dr. Salama has admitting privileges:

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    • Montefiore Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Salama

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salama to family and friends

    17 responses
    above
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

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    Dr. Salama's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 17 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Salama
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Progressive Gastroenterology
    3584 Jerome Ave
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 231-4443 (Office)
    (718) 708-4821 (Fax)
    • Parking: 2 Hour Meter Parking on Jerome Avenue. Must be on time for meter.
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    Dr. Salama's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Salama
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salama to family and friends*
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