Dr. Ayman Salem, MD

Neurosurgery •  Male • Age 56
  
Dr. Salem
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Lin Lemay Apc

191 S Buena Vista St Ste 370 Burbank, CA 91505

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(818) 562-6400

Dr. Ayman Salem, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Burbank, CA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Ain Shams University, Faculty Of Medicine medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Adventist Health Glendale and Adventist Health White Memorial. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Salem to book an appointment.


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(818) 562-6400

Dr. Salem accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA HMO
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Bronze 60 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Bronze 60 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Gold 80 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Gold 80 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Minimum Coverage-CA HMO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
Pathway X - Network-CA HMO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 70 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 70 Off Exchange (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Silver 73 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Vivity-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
LACare
Molina Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Salem's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salem treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Salem treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salem treats Low Back Pain more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Salem treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salem treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Salem treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Salem's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Dr. Salem's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salem

3.3

Based on 31 ratings

5 Stars
54.83870967741935%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
2 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
1 Star
38.70967741935484%
(12)
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I waited in the patient room for an hour and half past my appointment time. They don't validate parking so I had to pay for the extra time that I was there. When he finally did arrive I felt that I was being rushed. I have had 2 other surgeons recommend the same thing which is another procedure to be done but Dr Salem suggested pain management... unfortunately my insurance will only allow me to see him but I will not be going back to see this Dr again. I was not comfortable with him and his demeanor was far from warm and polite.
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I had an appointment to see the doctor, when I got there his staff didn't notify me that doctor is not ever in the office. They put me in an office and a lady came in and started taking history,
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For my first appointment I waited an hour just to be seen by his Physician's Assistant for 10 minutes and to tell me that they couldn't do anything until I got an MRI. For the 2nd appt. I waited an hour and 15 min. for him to tell me that I needed Pain Management. Also, he did not recommend anyone to go to. I had to go find someone on my own.
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Very inconsiderate and did not listen to any of my concerns.
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JD in Los Angeles, CA – Jun 21, 2016
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Very polite easy appt great staff
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About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide state of the art medical care for our patients in a professional, friendly, and compassionate setting.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Ain Shams University, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Lin Lemay Apc

Mohamed Kattih MD191 S Buena Vista St Ste 370 Burbank, CA 91505
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Adventist Health Glendale

Glendale, CA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Adventist Health White Memorial

Los Angeles, CA

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

Burbank, CA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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