Dr. April Salama, MD

Dr. April Salama, MD

Medical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. April Salama, MD is a medical oncology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. She is 39 years old.

20 Duke Medicine Cir

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 668-6688

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Melanoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salama I am a medical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of patients with skin cancer. I am part of a team of surgical oncologists dermatologists and radiation oncologists who all work together to determine the best treatment approach for each patient. My focus is on treating patients with advanced melanoma as well as melanoma that is at high risk for recurrence after surgery. We also treat patients with merkel cell carcinoma and advanced basal cell and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. We also have a number of clinical trial options available allowing our patients access to the newest therapies available.

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer

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Procedures

  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Chicago Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salama has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Salama does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Salama and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Salama's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salama to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Salama's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Salama accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Salama has admitting privileges

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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