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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Atef Salam is Excellent. Dr. Salam has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Atef Salam, MD is board certified in Surgery and Vascular Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Arterial Occlusive Diseases
  • Arteriosclerosis (Arterial Disease)
  • Ascites
  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Endarterectomy
  • Esophageal and Gastric Varices
  • Hematoma
  • Hemorrhage
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Ischemia
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Cirrhosis (Alcoholic)
  • Lymphedema
  • Portal Hypertension
  • > Show all expertise

Education & Awards

Dr. Salam graduated from Kasr El Aini Faculty Medicine, Cairo. He has 3 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Esophageal and Gastric Varices
Portal Hypertension
Highest Award of Distinction Egyptian Medical Association, 1996


Dr. Salam has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Grady Memorial Hospital 
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Egleston 
  • Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Atef Salam MD is a male Surgeon and practices in Surgery and Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Atef Salam practice?
Dr. Atef Salam has 2 office locations.
Dr. Atef Salam practices Surgery and Vascular Surgery near Decatur, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Atlanta, GA.
See Decatur Surgeons.