Dr Bou Slaiman, also known as “Dr Salim” among his patients and colleagues, graduated from Emory University, where he did his training in general Nephrology and Hypertension. He was born in Beirut, where he completed his medical degree, then moved to New York City for his internal medicine residency and later on to Atlanta for his fellowship program. He is currently appointed as an adjunct assistant professor at Augusta University School of medicine (Medical college of Georgia).

Dr. Bou Slaiman specializes in chronic kidney disease, diabetic kidney disease, hypertension, acute kidney disease, electrolyte abdormalities and post-kidney transplant management. Dr Bou Slaiman enjoys interacting with his patients, hearing their stories and addressing their problems and needs. He speaks fluent English, Arabic and French. In his free time, he can be found playing soccer, tennis, basketball or traveling with his wife.


  • Nephrology Fellowship: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Northwell Health, Staten Island, NY
  • Medical school: Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon

Board Certification: 

  • Nephrology and Internal medicine


  • Amarapurkar, P.; Bou-Slaiman, S. (2018). Paraneoplastic Glomerular Disease: The Struggle is Real. Journal of Onco-Nephrology. February 28, 2019.
  • Kamar, A., Fahed, A. C., Shibbani, K., El-Hachem, N., Bou-Slaiman, S. , Arabi, M., ... & Baydoun, E. (2017). A Novel Role for CSRP1 in a Lebanese Family with Congenital Cardiac Defects. Frontiers in Genetics.