Dr. Ali Salami, MD

Dr. Ali Salami, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ali Salami, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 49 years old.

501 Washington St Ste 512

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(619) 297-0014

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
high
more than 87% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 86% of peers
Thrombosis
high
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salami "As a Sharp HealthCare-affiliated physician, I strive to make a difference every day and to deliver compassionate, personalized health care. I believe in working with my patients to provide the best treatment options and care possible for each individual. This is health care the way it should be."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Impella Device
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Stress Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Tufts University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California, Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California, Irvine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salami has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salami's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salami to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Salami's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Bonita, CA |
My 73 mom has a chronic heart problem. Heart problems runs in my family. So you can imagine how many cardiologists we've dealt with. My mom's pervious doctors made mistakes resulting in her having a mild heartattackt within a few hours of her visit & emergency open heart opp. a few hours before...more
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in San Diego, CA |
Anyone who gave this doctor 4.3 stars probably was seen by another doctor within Salami Inc. My 92 year mother had a serious heart problem and was admitted into Scripps Mercy hospital 4/2015. Dr Salami was the hospital doctor responsible for her care. After a few days he discharged her and...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Salami accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Elect Choice
    Elect Choice EPO
    Health Fund PPO
    Managed Choice POS
    National Advantage PPO
    Open Choice PPO
    Quality Point-of-Service POS
    Traditional Choice
    Traditional Choice PPO
    USAccess
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Anthem Blue Cross of California EPO
    Plus POS
    Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    County Medical Services Program (CMSP)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Added Advantage POS
    Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net EPO
    Health Net HMO
    Health Net PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Health Net of California POS
    Seniority Plus Medicare Advantage HMO
  • HealthSmart
    HealthSmart PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care Network PPO
  • Medicaid of California
    Medi-Cal
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
    Pacific Foundation for Medical Care PPO
  • Self Pay
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Premier HMO
  • Tricare
    Prime
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice EPO
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Salami has admitting privileges

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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