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Deeb N. Salem, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA Virtual Appointments Available

Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Boston University School of Medicine; Tufts Medical Center; U.S. Public Health Services Hospital, Boston
Board Certifications Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
NPI # 1720198765
Gender Male
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Tufts Medical Center
South Building, 6th Floor
800 Washington St.
Box 79
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-4184
Fax #: 617-636-8070

2013, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Deeb Salem has had a distinguished career as an academic cardiologist. He served as the Chief of Cardiology at Tufts Medical Center (then New England Medical Center) from 1987 to 1995. He was appointed as the Physician-in-Chief of Tufts Medical Center in 1999. He served in the position until 2021, when he was named SVP of Academic Integration for Tufts Medicine.

Dr. Salem was the founding President of the New England Affiliate of the American Heart Association. His academic accomplishments include over 170 scientific publications. He is a recognized national expert in coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease and congestive heart failure. Dr. Salem has repeatedly been listed in Boston Magazine as one of "Boston's Best" physicians.

Hassan Rastegar, MD, Senior Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Tufts Medical Center; Philip Carpino, Chief Physician Assistant at Tufts Medical Center; and Catherine Craig, RN, Clinical Service Leader at Tufts Medical Center, participate in the 500th heart transplant at Tufts MC on June 6, 2018.

500th heart transplant completed at Tufts MC

Learn about the history of heart transplants at Tufts MC
A drawing of smoke for Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, MA.

Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown.

Grants for Tobacco Education
Deeb Salem, MD, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

Deeb Salem, MD was honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its Special Award for Excellence in Medical Service.

Deeb Salem, MD Special Award for Excellence
Hannah Lee, MD and a co-worker in gastroenterology reviewing a patient chart at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

New research from Tufts MC: Quality measures may not correlate with quality care.

Quality Measures and quality care