Dr. Carol Salem, MD

Dr. Carol Salem, MD

Urology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Carol Salem, MD is an urology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1991 and specializes in urology.

4060 4th Ave Ste 310

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(619) 297-4707

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Prostate Removal
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

39  Conditions Treated


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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy


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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.


  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • U Sthn Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • U Sthn Ca
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salem's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salem to family and friends
25 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 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 (4)

Stephen N. Stephen N. Carlsbad, CA 0 friends 4 reviews 5.0 star rating 9/7/2017 I got my prostrate removed by Dr. Salem over two and half years ago on Feb. 10, 2015. I had suffered for months doing self-catheter under other doctors. Today I am healthy and happy with a PSA of...more
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The best doctor of all time. She's LEGENDARY!
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It doesn't get any better than Dr. Salem. I had robotic surgery, to remove a lump on my Kidney. From the first time I talked to her, up to now, everything having to do with her, and her office has been spot on. Not my first surgery so, I know when they get it right. In one word. PERFECT!
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I would definitely recommend dr Salem! She is knowledgeable, experienced, and caring. She is extremely busy. But when it came to explaining surgery, she took her time & answered all our questions. And the surgery was a total success with no post op problems. She is the expert you want if you are...more
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