Umara Saleem, MDContact Info
Doctorate of Medicine, Summa Cum Laude: American University School of Medicine, AntiguaEducation
Barnard College c/o Columbia University, B.A, New York, NYResidency
Family Medicine Residency, Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program, Kingston, NY
ACLS, BLS, Phlebotomy
Board-eligible, American Board of Family Medicine
Certified Lactation Consultant
Dr. Saleem is an accomplished board-certified family physician treating patients of all ages. Recognized for her excellence in clinical medicine, Dr. Saleem has won multiple awards in pediatric care, women’s health, and teaching. She is published in the reputable journal, Family Doctor, and sits on the NYSAFP Diversity Inclusive Task Force.
Growing up in Queens, New York, Dr. Saleem proudly calls Barnard College at Columbia University her alma mater. After that, she attended AUA School of Medicine, where she graduated summa cum laude and then went on to complete her residency and training at the renowned Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Program in Hudson Valley, New York.
She has served as an attending physician in outpatient clinical practice, perfecting her skills in incorporating mental health and well-being in patient-centered care. Her interests include newborn, pediatric, and adolescent medicine, and women’s health, with a strong focus on maternal/ post-partum care/ new families. She also serves as a family medicine lecturer and adviser at Kingsbrook University Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
When not practicing medicine or teaching, Dr. Saleem loves exploring picturesque New England. She also enjoys writing, a sense of adventure, sharing her experiences in social media, community service/ charitable work, and spending time with her young children.
She looks forward to bringing her clinical expertise to better serve the residents of Enfield and the Greater Hartford/ Western Massachusetts region.