Dr. Mohamed Salem, MD


Nephrology | Male

Dr. Mohamed Salem, MD
Dr. Mohamed Salem, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Salem is affiliated with Weiss Memorial Hospital, Presence Saint Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, Saint Mary Campus, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Swedish Covenant Hospital and Advocate Trinity Hospital.

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Dr. Salem's Care Philosophy

Individualized care to patients with kidney disease

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    • Explains condition(s) well
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      16 to 30 minutes
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    I met Dr Salem after being diagnosed with kidney failure I just want to tell the world he's an awesome doctor I would Def recommend him to anyone in need of a nephrology.
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    Dr. Salem's Care Philosophy

    Individualized care to patients with kidney disease

    Dr. Salem's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Nephrology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Ranked Among Top Educators at St. Joseph Hospital, 1992-1993
      • Fellow of the American College of Physician, January 19
      • Ranked Among Top Educators at St. Joseph Hospital, 1991-1992
      • Certificate of Recognition by the American Association of Family Practice, 1993-1994
      • Certificate of Appreciation from St. Joseph Hospital, 2001-2002
      • Teaching attending of the year at St. Joseph Hospital, 1993-1994
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    • Media & Publications
      • Textbook of Nephrology, 1995
      • New England Journal of Medicine, 1989
      • International Journal of Artificial Organs, 1991
      • American Journey of Kidney Disease, 1991

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acidosis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Alkalosis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Failure
    • Kidney Inflammation
    • Kidney Stones
    • Limb Swelling
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Proteinuria
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis


    • Medical School
      University Of Cairo, Faculty Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1977

    • Internship Hospital
      John Stroger Hosp Cook Cnty

      Completed in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      John H Stroger Jr Hospital Of Cook County

      Completed in 1988

      University Of Cairo Faculty Of Med

      Completed in 1981

    • Fellowship Hospital
      The McGaw Med Center Of Northwestern University

      Completed in 1991

    • Undergraduate School
      Cairo Univer

      Graduated in 1972

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Arabic
    • French

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    • Nephrology

    Procedures Performed

    • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
    • Dialysis
    • Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
    • Renal Biopsy