Dr. Meir Salama, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
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Dr. Meir Salama, MD
Dr. Meir Salama, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Bronx, NY. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Salama is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

3584 Jerome Ave

Bronx, NY 10467

Contact Information
Dr. Meir Salama, MD

Dr. Meir Salama, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 87% of peers
Peptic Ulcer
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
121

Conditions Treated

  • AIDS With Infectious Gastroenteritis
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Digestive Disorders
  • Chronic Inflammatory Diarrhea
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Digestive Duplication
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulosis of the Ileum
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Foregut Disorders
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastric Erosion
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrinoma
  • Gastritis
  • Gastritis, Familial Giant Hypertrophic
  • Gastrocutaneous Syndrome
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Amyloidosis
  • Gastrointestinal Anthrax
  • Gastrointestinal Basidiobolomycosis
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrointestinal Malformation
  • Gastrointestinal Mucormycosis
  • Gastrointestinal Perforation
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
  • Gastrointestinal Tract Tumors
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genetic Predisposition to Celiac Disease
  • Heartburn
  • Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • IBS Associated With Giardiasis
  • IBS Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • IBS Associated With Pain Disorders
  • IBS Associated With Psychological Disorders
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Tuberculosis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Malnutrition
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Polyps
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Joint Fusion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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.

Education

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Montefiore Medical Center/ Residency In Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Montefiore Medical Center, Fellowship In Gastroenterologu
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctors Metro Area,
Media & Publications

Dr. Salama has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Salama does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Salama and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Salama's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salama to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Salama's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Yonkers |
I had a great experience with all the staff at Dr Salama's office. every one is very pleasant, great customer service, very knowledgeable. Thank you for taking care of me and making me feel at ease.
in Bronx, NY |
Dr. Salama is a great doctor and listened to my concerns and explained medical issues in layman terms making it understandable for me.
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Dr. Salama accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Salama has admitting privileges

Montefiore Medical Center
111 E 210th St
Bronx, NY 10467
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