Dr. Salim Mehio, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases •  Male • Age 55

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Salim Mehio, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Nashville, TN. Dr. Mehio has more experience with Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Tristar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Mehio to book an appointment.


Locations

Frist Pulmonologists

New Patient?
(615) 342-5900
Frist Pulmonologists330 23rd Ave N Ste 500 Nashville, TN 37203
1

More Cardiology Specialists at Frist Pulmonologists

Dr. Mehio's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mehio

4.1

Based on 22 ratings

5 Stars
77.27272727272727%
(17)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
22.727272727272727%
(5)
healthgrades logo

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Mehio?
(Select your rating)
What People Say About Dr. Salim Mehio, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply Flag
Conscientious, professional, patient, people person who has helped me to stay healthy.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Karen Allor Inscho – Jun 26, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
Follow up
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Jun 24, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
Everyone was friendly and safeguards were in place for not spreading Covid-19. Dr. Mehio is always attentive and kind.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Sheila Pemberton – Jun 20, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
First visit with Dr. Mehio. Recently moved here. Professional and helpful staff. Were able to get my records transferred while I was there. Dr. Mehio is personable, professional, thorough and helpful.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Feb 26, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
My appointment with Doctor Mehio was a very good experience. The nurse and staff were polite and helpful. I highly recommend Doctor Mehio.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
David – Feb 11, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
This was my first visit with Dr Mehio and I was very pleased.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Ted Guillaum – Feb 04, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
Dr. Mehio was very nice and easy to talk with. Answered all my questions.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Ken Elam – Jan 28, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
Dr. Mehio listened to concerns and discussed treatment options
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
David – Jan 13, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
Dr Mehio is very diligent and compassionate. I could not be happier with his service. He is a wonderful doctor and a very good man who cares about his patients.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Joni Riels – Oct 20, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
I found the clinic very efficient, friendly, caring and professional. Dr. Mehio has been my physician for several years and I admire his professional and caring concerns. Highly recommend this clinic.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
The Adams family. – Aug 27, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
when you are told you have something on your lungs, there is no better hands to be in then dr mehio and his staff from start to finish they are your family !!!!! they have got you every step of the way there really is not enough good words to say !!!!!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option1
misty in tn – Mar 26, 2018
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?
Reply Flag
I would recommend this provider.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Mar 26, 2018
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Mehio?

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Mehio accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(615) 342-5900

Dr. Mehio accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Practice Areas

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.

Typically treats 90% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Embolism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehio treats Pulmonary Embolism more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Mehio treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 98% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehio treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Mehio treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehio treats Asthma more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Mehio treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehio treats Emphysema more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Mehio treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 83% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehio treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Mehio treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehio treats Emphysema more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Mehio treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehio performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Mehio performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehio treats Sleep Apnea more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Mehio treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehio treats Sleep Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Mehio treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mehio performs Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) more than 28% of their peers

Dr. Mehio performs this procedure more than 28% of their peers

Hide other practice areas

Check Dr. Mehio's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Mehio's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Salim Mehio, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Nashville, TN. Dr. Mehio has more experience with Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. H...

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

U So Calif
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Good Samaritan Hosp/Johns Hopkins U
Residency Hospital
1992
Good Samaritan Hospital
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Salim Mehio, MD?

Does Dr. Salim Mehio, MD offer telehealth services?

Is Dr. Salim Mehio, MD accepting new patients?

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Mehio treats patients.

Learn more

Tristar Centennial Medical Center

Nashville, TN

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital

Nashville, TN

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2018)