April K.S. Salama, MD April K.S. Salama, MD

April K.S. Salama, MD

Medical Oncologist

4.8 out of 5  (268 ratings, 54 reviews)
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919-668-6608 Office number
919-681-8167
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Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy

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ABOUT ME

I am a medical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of patients with skin cancer. I am part of a team of surgical oncologists, dermatologists, and radiation oncologists who all work together to determine the best treatment approach for each patient. My focus is on treating patients with advanced melanoma, as well as melanoma that is at high risk for recurrence after surgery. We also treat patients with merkel cell carcinoma and advanced basal cell and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. We also have a number of clinical trial options available, allowing our patients access to the newest therapies available.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
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Training
EDUCATION
MD, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 2004
RESIDENCY
Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center (Illinois), 2004-2007
FELLOWSHIP
Hematology-Oncology, University of Chicago Medical Center (Illinois), 2007-2010
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
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Overall provider rating
4.8 out of 5 (268 ratings, 54 reviews)
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Merck