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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Vander-Salm is Excellent. Dr. Vander-Salm has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Vander-Salm, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Thoracic/Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Vander-Salm graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 1 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)


Dr. Vander-Salm has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • U Mass Memorial Med Ctr - Memorial Campus 
  • NSMC - Salem Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas J Vander-Salm MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 45 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Thomas J. Vander-Salm practice?
Dr. Thomas Vander-Salm has 2 office locations.
Dr. Thomas Vander-Salm practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Salem, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Boston, MA.
See Salem Cardiothoracic Surgeons.