Dr. Azzam Salem, MD

Dr. Azzam Salem, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Azzam Salem, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Poughkeepsie, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Mosul Campus Of Baghdad University in 1974 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

19 Baker Ave Ste 302

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information

(845) 790-9300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Salem performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Pain
very high
more than 90% of peers
Pap Smear
more than 89% of peers
Pregnancy Test
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Salem's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

65  Conditions Treated


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46  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 7/18/2013
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Dutchess County, NY
    State: New York
  • Settlement : 9/30/2013
    Amount or Range: Average
    State: New York
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.


  • Mosul Campus Of Baghdad University
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Barberton Citizen Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Danbury Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Salem has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Salem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salem's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salem to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Salem's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Salem has been my OB/GYN since 2001. What makes him a perfect fit for me is his approach an mannerism with his patients. He is soft spoken and genuinely wants to know how you are and what's going on with you health-wise and generally in your life. He knows his patients which makes it easier...more
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