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Wael Salem, MD, Mphil
Wael Salem, MD, MPhil
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) Fellowship - USC


Research/Clinical Interests:  HIV-1; AIDS; HIV-associated dementia (HAD); chemokine receptors; chemokines



Institution Degree Field of Study
2015 University of California, San Francisco Residency Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
2011 Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN MD Medicine
2010 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England MPhil Public Health
2005 UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA BA French Literature, Integrative Biology

Research & Professional Experience

2005-2006 Making Waves Educational Foundation, Richmond, CA

Achievements & Recognition

Year Major Honors
2015 Outstanding Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology awarded by American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopist (AAGL)
2015 National American Menopause Society (NAMS) - NAMS/Pfizer Medical Resident, Fellow, and DNP In-Training Reporter Program Scholarship
2014 American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopist (AAGL) - Special Resident In Minimally Invasive Gynecology
2012 Best PGY1 Teaching Award - UCSF Medical Students 
2011 Young Physicians Patient Safety Award, Doctors Foundation
2010 Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, Lambaréné, Gabon.
2009 National Competition on Health Education Reform Semifinalist, "Laying the foundations for an evolving health care system: health care reform through health education reform"


"Women with gynecologic cancers are subpotimally counseled about post treatment reproductive health outcomes." American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). October 2013

"Increased Maternal Waist to Hip Ratio Is An Independent Risk Factor For Macrosomia" Poster Presentation, 2010 Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Annual Meeting

"Blastocyst transfer of cryopreserved-thawed embryos in natural versus hormonally controlled cycles" Poster Presentation, World Congress on Fertility and Sterility, Munich, Germany 2010

"The effectiveness of 6% hydroxyethyle starch solution in reducing the incidence of severe hyperstimulation syndrome in polycystic ovarian disease patients: A prospective cohort clinical trial" Poster Presentation, World Congress on Fertility and Sterility, Munich, Germany 2010

"Reproductive Outcome after Hysteroscopic Metroplasty in Patients with T-Shaped Uterus" Global Congress of Minimally Invasive Gynecology (AAGL) Las Vegas, NV 2008


Salem W, Flynn P, Weaver A, Brost B. Fertility after cesarean delivery among Somali-born women resident in the USA. J Immigr Minor Health. 2011 Jun;13(3):494-9. doi: 10.1007/s10903-010-9362-4. PMID: 20574754