Dr. Fakhri Salem, MD

Dr. Fakhri Salem, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Fakhri Salem, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Universidad De Salamanca, Facultad De Medicina in 1975 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

550 Washington St Ste 641

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(619) 299-2600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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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
Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salem performs Lung Surgery more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Salem performs this procedure more than 46% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salem performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Salem performs this procedure more than 21% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salem treats Pulmonary Disease more than 11% of his peers

Dr. Salem treats this condition more than 11% of his peers

Dr. Salem's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Fakhri Salem, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Universidad De Salamanca, Facultad De Medicina in 1975 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 1975
    Universidad De Salamanca, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School
    1975

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Dr. Salem's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salem

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Fakhri Salem, MD
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Dnt go to him he killed my mother and left her body laying on the operating table he couldn’t even tell me he did everything he could because that would have been a lie
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Basic HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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