Salaam Sallaam, MD

Salaam Sallaam, MD


On staff since November 2015

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Language (Other than English): Arabic

"Making a difference in peoples lives is on my to-do list every day. With certainty, I have lived my life to embark upon an adventure that will allow me to bring a smile to the face of every child; being part of the Childrens Heart Center team has made my dream come true. Its a privilege to have the opportunity to work with parents to help them overcome the challenges they encounter due to heart diseases."

  • Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • Khan Z, Natarajan G, Sallaam S, Bondarenko I, Walters HL, Delius R, Aggarwal S
      Association between anemia and packed cell transfusion and outcomes of ventricular septal defect and atrioventricular canal repair in children.
      24154503 Pediatric cardiology, 2014 March : 35(3)471-8
    • Kobayashi D, Sallaam S, Aggarwal S, Singh HR, Turner DR, Forbes TJ, Gowda ST
      Catheterization-based intervention in low birth weight infants less than 2.5 kg with acute and long-term outcome.
      23703947 Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, 2013 Nov. 1 : 82(5)802-10
    • Kobayashi D, Sallaam S, Humes RA
      Tetralogy of Fallot with complete DiGeorge syndrome: report of a case and a review of the literature.
      22883347 Congenital heart disease, 2013 July : 8(4)E119-26
    • Sallaam S, Natarajan G, Aggarwal S
      Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn with D-Transposition of the Great Arteries: Management and prognosis
      Congenital Heart Disease Journal, Accepted f

    Other Publications

    • Sallaam S, Ross RD.
      Persistent Newborn Pulmonary Hypertension.
      Medscape Reference., Updated Fe PMCID:
    • Rodriguez-Cruz E, Aggarwal S, Delius RE, Sallaam S.
      Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect
      Medscape Reference

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Do Gender and Ethnicity Affect the Ventilatory Response to Exercise in Healthy Children? 2015 AAP National Meeting Washington D.C. Oct. 24, 2015 - Oct. 27, 2015
    Is routine echocardiography necessary after catheter ablation in children? 2015 AAP National Conference and Exhibition Washington D.C. Oct. 24, 2015 - Oct. 27, 2015
    Is routine echocardiography necessary after catheter ablation in children? Grand Round Children's hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI June 5, 2015
    Pulmonary Hypertension in D-Transposition of Great Arteries (D-TGA) Are Outcomes Worse? 2014 PAS/ASPR Joint Meeting. Vancouver, Canada May 3, 2014 - May 6, 2014
    Does Exercise Capacity Correlate With Bi-Ventricular Volume and Function In Patients With Repaired Tetralogy Of Fallot? AAP National Conference and Exhibition Orlando, Florida, USA Oct. 26, 2013 - Oct. 29, 2013
    Catheterization based intervention in low birth weight infants less than 2.5 kgs - Is it definitive or palliative therapy? PICS Boston, MA July 24, 2011 - July 27, 2011
    Aggarwal S. Prevalence And Impact Of Anemia On Outcomes Of Children Following Surgical Repair Of AV Canal or Ventricular Septal Defects (VSD). Pediatric Academic Society/Asian Society for Pediatric Research Annual Conference Denver, Colorado, USA May 2011
    Is There Aortic Root Dilation in Patients With Kawasaki Disease. Wolf Zeulzer Research Competition. Childrens Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, USA


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Cardiology

Medical/Professional School

Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus


Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit


Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit

Clinical Interests

General pediatric cardiology; imaging in congenital heart disease; fetal echocardiography; Kawasaki disease

Research Description

Echocardiography and fetal echocardiography