Heart Failure Survival Center of America

Cardiologists located in Appleton, WI & Marinette, WI

Quantum Healthcare and HFSCA: CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19:

KEEPING YOU SAFE AND INFORMED

WHAT IS THE CORONAVIRUS (CLOVID-19):

    • It is a variation of the common cold virus and the way to combat it involves the same tactics as preventing a cold. What is different is there is no natural human immunity
    • It is spread person to person contaminated surfaces and with in 6 feet an infected person via droplets. (coughing, sneezing, talking and not practicing good hygiene)

WHO IS AT RISK:

  • Over age 60
  • Individuals with a history of diabetes, cardiac, lung or breathing problems
  • Individuals with compromised immune systems from dialysis and chemotherapy
  • Travel outside the US

      

    Testing will be done at the discretion of your healthcare provider

  • Symptoms can take up to 3 weeks after exposure to begin
  • Treatment for the virus is to treat symptoms. 
  • There are no specific medication or vaccine to treat or cure the virus.

 

HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS:

  • Frequent handwashing with soap and water for 20 seconds.
  • Sneeze and cough into the crook of your arm or cover your mouth and nose with a tissue.
  • Avoid public gatherings and spaces. Stay home when you can.
  • Postpone visiting someone who is at risk (the elderly, someone known to be ill).
  • Do not travel.
  • Use household cleaning products to wash frequently touched objects like doorknobs, light switches, desks, keyboards, etc.

 

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS: WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

  • Call us for advice. If you must come in STAY IN YOUR CAR AND CALL: WE WILL PROVIDE A SEPARATE ENTRANCE FOR ALL PRESENTING WITH SYMPTOMS
    (715) 854-7050 CRIVITZ LOCATION WITH DR. AMEL ELSHAIER
  • If you are in a high-risk category, with symptoms, or you have known close exposure to someone affected by the virus. Symptoms include:
    • Fever above 100.4 degrees
    • Cough
    • Sore throat
    • Shortness of Breath
    • Fatigue
    • Chills

 

Testing will be done at the discretion of your healthcare provider

  • Pain relievers
  • Appropriate over-the-counter cold and flu products
  • Rest
  • Maintain your fluid intake

 

Go to the Emergency Department if you have difficulty breathing, chest pain or if you are feeling very ill.

 

CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: (715)330-7090
DR. SALEM WILL BE IN MARINETTE SEEING CARDIAC PATIENTS ONLY
THIS WILL KEEP CROSSCONTAMINATION FROM HAPPENING

 

HFSCA AND QUANTUM ARE DEDICATED TO KEEPING OUR COMMUNITIES HEALTHY

Our Appleton location has moved to 1818 E. Wisconsin Avenue 
Appleton, WI 54911

 
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    Welcome!


    Amel Elshaier, DNP

     


NEW LOCATION


HFSCA - Dr. Salem 

1281 Marinette Ave 

Marinette, WI 54143

About Dr. Yasser Salem

Yasser Salem, MD, is a board-certified physician who specializes in cardiology and all aspects of cardiac care, including trauma and transplant procedures. At the Heart Failure Survival Center of America in Appleton, Wisconsin, Dr. Salem and his staff treat many different health conditions associated with the heart. They include:

  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Arrhythmia
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure

Dr. Salem uses preventive cardiology, stress testing, and echocardiograms to help his patients maintain good heart health.

Dr. Salem graduated from The University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine in 1994. After leaving Egypt, he moved to the United States and completed both his residency in internal medicine and his cardiovascular disease fellowship at the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University. His professional expertise includes both cardiac trauma care and heart transplants. He has been in practice for over 23 years and continues to pursue his education in cardiovascular medicine. Dr. Salem is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is licensed to practice medicine in several states throughout the Midwest.

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Heart Failure Survival Center of America

Yasser Salem, MD, is a board-certified physician who specializes in cardiology and all aspects of cardiac care, including trauma and transplant procedures. At the Heart Failure Survival Center of America in Appleton, Wisconsin, Dr. Salem and his staff treat many different health conditions associated with the heart. They include:

Dr. Salem uses preventive cardiology, stress testing, and echocardiograms to help his patients maintain good heart health.

Dr. Salem graduated from The University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine in 1994. After leaving Egypt, he moved to the United States and completed both his residency in internal medicine and his cardiovascular disease fellowship at the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University. His professional expertise includes both cardiac trauma care and heart transplants. He has been in practice for over 23 years and continues to pursue his education in cardiovascular medicine. Dr. Salem is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is licensed to practice medicine in several states throughout the Midwest.


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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board Certification - Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant
  • American Board Certification - Cardiovascular Diseases
  • American Board Certification - Internal Medicine
  • American Board Certification - Echocardiography
  • American Board Certification - Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Board Certification - Coronary CT Angiography
  • American Board Certification - Vascular Medicine

 

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What we offer

Cardiac Services

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Accepted Insurance Providers

As a courtesy to our patients, HFSCA is happy to file insurance claims on your behalf. We accept all major insurance carriers. If you do not have insurance, please contact our billing department to discuss alternative payment options. Our billing office, Schnecks, SC, can be reached at (920) 939-6058.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Humana
Medicaid
Medicare
Molina Healthcare
Multiplan
Tricare
United Healthcare
WEA Trust
WPS

 

 


State-of-the-Art Cardiac Testing

We offer the latest technologies in cardiac stress testing and patient home monitoring. Contact us to learn more. We accept most insurance.

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Comprehensive Cardiac Care Under One Roof
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At Heart Failure Survival Center of America, our mission is to improve patients' quality of life; helping patient's not only survive, but thrive. To reduce heart failure hospitalization by providing world-class cardiovascular, advanced heart failure, and internal medicine care in a one-site location close to home.