Alireza Salem, MD

Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical
Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical, more

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CUIMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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About Alireza Salem, MD

Alireza Salem, MD is an anatomical pathologist at the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology. He completed his Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, and his surgical pathology and breast pathology fellowship training at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) in Houston, Texas.

Prior to his residency training, he accomplished his Medical Degree (MD) at Azad University in Tehran, Iran.

Dr. Salem has several articles published in peer-reviewed journals. His current research interest involves different types of breast cancers, their genomic and molecular underpinning, and their therapeutic vulnerabilities.


Board Certifications

  • Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical

Specialties & Expertise

  • Breast Pathology
  • Surgical Pathology


  • Fellowship: The University of Texas System / MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Internship: Islamic Azad University, Tehran Medical Branch
  • Medical School: Islamic Azad University, Tehran Medical Branch
  • Residency: Baylor University Medical Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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