Dr. James Salem, MD

Dr. James Salem, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Salem, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Akron, OH. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

1260 Independence Ave

Akron, OH 44310

Contact Information

(234) 312-2111

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Akron City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Akron City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clin Found
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Salem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salem's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salem to family and friends
4.0
based on 10 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Salem's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Cambridge, OH |
Great doctor . He listens and he is brighter than the average doctor. Have kown him 20 yeats.
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Kent, OH |
The office staff is HORRIBLE. They need to be retrained to be courteous and to know their jobs, or be fired! No one answers the phone; You can't leave a message. No test result follow up w/ the patient...mostly blank stares when you ask. They stand with their back to you at the copy machine w/...more
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in Uniontown, OH |
I have a difficult time getting anyone to answer the phone. I ran out of test strips and have been waiting more than a week for them to sign the insurance form so medicare will pay. I have had to guess on the amount of insulin resulting in several low blood sugars. When I finally got to talk to a...more
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in Hudson |
I've been going to Dr. Salem for several yrs and like him. He is low key and knowledgable. Waiting time is always minimal.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Salem accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Salem has admitting privileges

Summa Akron City Hospital
525 E Market St
Akron, OH 44304
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