Dr. Elsayed Abdelsalam, MD, FAAP
a.k.a. "Dr. Sayed"

Dr. “Sayed” Abdelsalam was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt and graduated from the University of Alexandria Medical School. He was at the top of his class during his residency at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ, winning 2 “Best Resident” Awards in addition to the prestigious Sydney J Sussman, MD Award for academic excellence in Pediatrics.

During his residency Dr. Sayed completed research on the kidney condition, neonatal hydronephrosis, which was published in the Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology. He continued with Cooper University Hospital after his residency as a hospitalist, teaching new residents about pediatric medicine.

Dr. Sayed is a board certified pediatrician and has been practicing medicine in the Dover area since 2010. As an active member of the Medical Society he participated in the Healthy Talks program for Kent County middle school students in both 2011 and 2012. An activist in children’s health, Dr. Sayed recently served as a panelist for the “Weight of the Nation” discussion on childhood obesity in Delaware and represented Kent County in A.I. Dupont’s research to improve children’s health in the county.

Dr. Abdelsalam is affiliated with Bay Health’s Kent General Hospital in Dover, DE and Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. He resides in Magnolia, DE with his wife, Dina, and their boy and girl twins, Amir and Lila.