Dr. Mohamed Salem, MD

Dr. Mohamed Salem, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Mohamed Salem, MD is a nephrology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Cairo, Faculty Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in nephrology.

3023 N Ashland Ave # 1S

Chicago, IL 60657

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Salem performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 93% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
more than 89% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Salem's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salem "Individualized care to patients with kidney disease"

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

43  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Cairo Univer
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Cairo, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • John Stroger Hosp Cook Cnty
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • John H Stroger Jr Hospital Of Cook County
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Cairo Faculty Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • The McGaw Med Center Of Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

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
Media & Publications
  • Textbook of Nephrology, 1995
  • New England Journal of Medicine, 1989
  • International Journal of Artificial Organs, 1991
  • American Journey of Kidney Disease, 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salem's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salem to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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