Dr. Salam Salman, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 48

Dr. Salman
Accepting new patients

Alegent Health Mercy Hospital

800 Mercy Dr Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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(712) 328-5490

Dr. Salam Salman, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Council Bluffs, IA and has over 8 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Kentucky medical school in 2013. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy and Chi Health Immanuel. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Salman to book an appointment.

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Dr. Salman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bird Flu
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septic Embolism
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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(712) 328-5490

Dr. Salman accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
TriCare for Life
United Healthcare
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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    It was terrible. He does not listen. Took 2 days for the nurse to callback so I could make an appointment and she is very rude and doesn't follow through on anything. So if you plan on using him you will have to follow up and do the nurse's job yourself!!
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    About Me


    Dr. Salam Salman, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Council Bluffs, IA and has over 8 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more


    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Sleep Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Sleep Medicine


    University Of Kentucky
    Medical School


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Salam Salman, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Salam Salman, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Salman's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Salam Salman, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Salam Salman, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Salman frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Sleep Study, and Respiratory Failure. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Salman treats.

    Where is Dr. Salam Salman, MD's office located?

    Dr. Salman's office is located at 800 Mercy Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51503. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Salam Salman, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Salman has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Salman is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy

    Omaha, NE

    63% Patient Experience Rating, 6% lower than the national average

    6 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

    Chi Health Immanuel

    Omaha, NE

    70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

    3 Awards Received

    Chi Health Lakeside

    Omaha, NE

    73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

    6 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

    Chi Health Mercy Council Bluffs

    Council Bluffs, IA

    72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

    Nebraska Spine Hospital

    Omaha, NE

    82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

    2 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)