Dr. Salim Aziz MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Salim Aziz is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Washington, District of Columbia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including George Washington University Hospital and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Imperial College London School of Medicine. Dr. Aziz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at George Washington University Hospital and one of 10 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Vascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, General Surgery, 1981–1986

University of MN Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1986–1990

Stanford University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1980–1981

Imperial College London School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

DC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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