really just want to help (patients) through hard times. I am with them to provide answers and to help them understand
The next discovery is what fuels Dr. Hend Al-Saleh on her medical journey. Dr. Al-Saleh treats patients for a wide variety of infections related to suppressed immune system from cancer treatments, as well as, HIV and Hepatitis C.
She enjoys the challenges presented by infectious diseases and helping patients through difficult times.
"Being in medicine it's a universal way of contributing to society and it's a precious thing to care for people," Dr. Al-Saleh said. "I am very passionate to be in medicine at this challenging time and I hope to be part of our team here, to understand and help figure out a way to contain and cure (COVID-19)."
She hopes her patients feel as though she cares for their health and well-being, because "I really do."
"I know we are here for patient-care and have a shared goal," Dr. Al-Saleh said. "That goal is to improve their health and well-being."
Dr. Al-Saleh is board certified in Internal Medicine and is part of American Medical Association, HIV Medicine Association and Infectious Diseases Society of America. She completed Medical School at St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies in 2015. Dr. Al-Saleh completed her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Infectious Disease at Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark, N.J.
She said she will teach and hopes to be part of the cutting-edge research done at the Marshfield Research Institute.
"Teaching keeps physicians humble and up-to-date by passing on information to others," Dr. Al-Saleh said.
Dr. Al-Saleh is married and in her spare ime enjoys being outdoors, hiking, kayaking and traveling.
Shine 365 Blog Experts
5 ways healthful living keeps your immune system at its peak