Lakeview Regional Hires Hamid Salam, MD

Lakeview Regional Medical Center announced the addition of Hamid Salam, MD, FACC, a triple board-certified physician in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine.

“We are proud to have Dr. Salam join our physicians and staff at Lakeview Regional,” said Hiral Patel, Lakeview Regional’s CEO. “Dr. Salam brings an invaluable knowledge base with his many year of experience, advanced skills and passion for high quality patient care. We welcome his established patients to join our Lakeview family, and look forward to providing them the best in continued care.”

Salam was most recently the director of the heart team and trans-catheter aortic valve replacement program at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. He also served as the medical director of the cardiovascular service line and chest pain center there. Before practicing at St. Tammany Parish Hospital, he was in private practice in Covington and earlier in Chicago.

Salam earned a medical degree in Pakistan at Dow Medical College. After moving to the United States, he completed a residency at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he also completed a fellowship in cardiology.