Mohamed Salama, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Sonic Healthcare USA
Austin, Texas

Dr. Mohamed Salama is the Chief Medical Officer for Sonic Healthcare USA.  Dr. Salama has served as the Chief Medical Officer for Mayo Clinic Laboratories, where he was also a Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.  Previously, Dr. Salama was a Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah and Chief of Hematopathology for ARUP Laboratories.

Dr. Salama completed his Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan, followed by a Surgical Pathology Fellowship at Stanford University and Hematopathology Fellowship at the University of New Mexico.  Dr. Salama is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Hematopathology.  Dr. Salama received his medical degree from Cairo University in Egypt, followed by a diploma in hospital administration and health care management from the American University of Cairo. 

Dr. Salama’s clinical expertise spans all aspects of Hematopathology, including morphology, flow cytometry, molecular, and other specialized studies of bone marrow and lymph node pathology.  Dr. Salama has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications, books, and book chapters, most recently serving as a co-editor for the 7th edition of Hoffman’s Hematology; Basic Principles and Practice.  Dr. Salama currently serves as the Chair of the Hematopathology Committee on Myeloproliferative Disorders Research Consortium. Over the years, Dr. Salama has served on multiple committees for the College of American Pathologists (CAP), including being a founding member of the digital pathology CAP Committee.

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