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Dr. Salim Lala, MD

Vascular Surgeon

Washington, DC

About Dr. Salim Lala

Salim Lala, MD is double board certified in Vascular and General Surgery. He is also an assistant professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Lala completed his general surgery residency at UT Southwestern, and then moved to Florida to complete a two year fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the University of Florida. Dr. Lala trained extensively in the surgical management of complex open and endovascular repair of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms, including open and hybrid thoracoabdominal aortic repairs and fenestrated branch grafts. He is also well trained in open mesenteric revascularization, carotid artery stenting and carotid endarterectomy, complex IVC recanalization, arteriovenous access and peripheral arterial disease. Dr. Lala also has keen research interests including thoracic aortic aneurysms and peripheral arterial disease; and is especially focused on medical student and resident education. He was administrative chief resident and fellow at both his training programs, and is credited for running a Peer Led teaching program at his medical school in Ireland. His clinical interests in vascular surgery, love for teaching and education and continued improvement in patient care is what drives his passion for academic surgery.

In-network insurances

  • AdvantageMD
  • Adventist Health
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgeon

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery (Surgery)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Health & Hospital System, Residency in General Surgery
  • University of Florida, Fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine (Internship)

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1306124938

Overall rating
5.0
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People very professional, easy to talk to, understanding about people and ready to put them at easy. Timely and very efficientwith all they do.
People very professional, easy to talk to, understanding about people and ready to put them at easy. Timely and very efficient with all they do.
BC · Less than 3 months ago

Dr. Salim Lala's office location

GWMFA Department of Vascular Surgery

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 9th Fl

Washington, DC 20037

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No long wait time, Dr was very nice.

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People very professional, easy to talk to, understanding about people and ready to put them at easy. Timely and very efficient with all they do.

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