Philip A. Salem
Doctors & Clinics in Houston, TX
During the period of 1971 to 1986, Dr. Salem directed the cancer program at the American University of Beirut while maintaining academic ties with M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and spending sabbatical years there. In January 1987, he returned to M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and in 1990 was promoted to Head of Research Committee, Professor of Cancer Medicine and Research. Since September 1991, he has been Director of the Cancer Research Program at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital.
Philip A. Salem
read moreSalem Oncology Center is dedicated to delivering personalized and comprehensive cancer treatment. Read about some of our patients' success stories or have one of our representatives contact you. Dr. Philip A. Salem, physician, researcher, educator and international statesman in cancer medicine, serves as Director Emeritus of Cancer Research at CHI St. Luke's - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston and is the President of Salem Oncology Center. Prior to his appointment at St. Luke's, Dr. Salem served on the faculty of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center as professor of cancer medicine and research.
read moreHumaneness is the essence of medicine. Medical care has to be delivered with knowledge and love. Either one alone is dangerous and inadequate. The major challenge now in America is to provide humaneness in medicine. The reason that humaneness is less a part of medical care now in many parts of the world is because doctors and nurses have become extremely busy dealing with large volumes of patients. In addition, the doctors and nurses may be trained with little emphasis on the role of love and compassion in the treatment of patients.