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Dr. Saleem Islam, MD

Pediatric Surgery* Age 57
Dr. Saleem Islam, MD
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Dr. Saleem Islam, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in Gainesville, FL.
Dr. Saleem Islam, MD
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Dr. Saleem Islam, MD

Pediatric Surgery* Age 57
Gainesville, FL
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience
Dr. Saleem Islam, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in Gainesville, FL.

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Dr. Saleem Islam, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in Gainesville, FL and has 32 years experience. They graduated from Aga Khan University in 1992 and completed a residency at University Michigan.They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Uf Health Shands Hospital. At present, Dr. Islam received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 5 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Islam is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Appendicitis
Burn Injuries
Second-Degree Burns
Umbilical Hernia
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Port Placements or Replacements
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Biliary Atresia
Bone Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
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Esophageal Fistula
Exstrophy of Bladder
Gastroschisis
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Atresia
Intestinal Obstruction
Meckel's Diverticulum
Osteosarcoma
Pelvic Abscess
Pyloric Stenosis
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Traumatic Brain Injury
Undescended Testicles
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adrenalectomy
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Frenectomy
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrotomy
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Orchiectomy
Proctectomy
Pyloromyotomy
Renal Transplant
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

Insurance Accepted

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Locations

  1. 1 Uf Health Medical Lab - Shands Hospital
    1600 SW ARCHER RD, Gainesville, FL 32610

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Specialties*
Pediatric Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Aga Khan University
    1992
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • University Mass Medical Center
    1995
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • University Michigan
    2003
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    2003
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Saleem Islam, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Islam's profile.

Dr. Saleem Islam, MD is affiliated with Uf Health Shands Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Saleem Islam, MD holds board certification in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Uf Health Shands Hospital

    1600 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL