Dr. Msalam Sara, MD is a pulmonologist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.


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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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He is the best and very caring.
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Absolutely wonderful. He treats you like a whole person rather than a patient, he's through, and he makes sure that you understand your treatment. Highly recommend.
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Dr. Sara is one of the best physician's I have ever had. Obviously exceptionally competent and knowledgeable. Courteous, interested, and forthcoming. Treated me with patience and concern.
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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. Sara's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pneumonia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sara treats Pneumonia more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Sara treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Respiratory Management
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Dr. Sara performs Respiratory Management more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Sara performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Dr. Sara treats Pulmonary Disease more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Sara treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Sara's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

My mission is to provide compassionate, patient-centered care of the highest quality, based upon the latest evidence based approach to diagnose to treat.  I strive to provide an outstanding patient experience, superior clinical outcomes and an i...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Brown U/Rhode Island & Miriam Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship Hospital
Cornell Univ Med Coll, Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center
Residency Hospital
1985
University of Damascus / Faculty of Medicine
Medical School
1985

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Kannada
  • Spanish
  • Telugu

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O'Connor Hospital

San Jose, CA