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Meet Dr Nancy Salzman


Doctor Nancy Salzman is an American General Practitioner, Family Physician based in Paris. She was born and raised in Montreal, Canada and has both Canadian and American citizenships, as well as French nationality which she obtained after moving to France. English is her first language but she is perfectly bilingual. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Ottawa Medical School and completed her post graduate medical education at McGill University in Montreal. Doctor Salzman obtained further medical experience at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in Bermuda and the Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace in Monaco before moving to Paris in 1984. She has been in private practice as a Family Physician in central Paris since1996.


She is married to her French husband and together they have two children. In her spare time Doctor Salzman enjoys many sports, travelling, cooking, reading and spending time with her family and friends. 

  • Patients include children of all ages, from newborns to adolescents as well as adults, both men and women. She enjoys all aspects of general medicine and has a particular interest and experience in women’s’ health and travel medicine.
  • Doctor Salzman sees patients of many nationalities in her practice and due to her unique professional experience and being an expat herself, she fully understands the special needs and expectations of expatriates living in France. Language is one difficulty expats experience when they encounter the French health care system but the difference in cultural approaches to healthcare is a frequent cause of frustration and dissatisfaction.  Doctor Salzman is licensed in Canada, has also passed the American licensing requirements and is one of the rare North American born, bred and trained physicians to have passed the French licensing requirements and to be in private practice in France.


Curriculum Vitae

Hospital Affiliations :


American Hospital of Paris,

Membre Associé

Internal Medecine




Certifications and Licences :


-Odre des Médecins (France)


-Certificats de Spécialité en Médecine Générale


-Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons


-Coorporation des Médecins du Québec


-Certificat de Spécialité en Médecine de Famille


-Member of the International Society of Travel Medicine


-Panel Phycisian :

Immigration medical examiner for Autralia, Canada, New Zealand


-Regional Medical Advisor :

Frontier Medex

High way to health (HTH)


-IAMAT Medical center

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers



Doctor Felicity Clarke

  Doctor Felicity Clarke fills in for Doctor Salzman on a regular basis, one day per week and during annual vacations. Dr Clarke hails from the United Kingdom and is also fluent in French.


Meet the Team

Dianne and Laurence make up the Office team. Dianne is an Australian national and bilingual (English/French). Laurence is a French/Dutch national and is trilingual (French/English/Dutch). They will do their best to assist you in setting up appointments and dealing with enquiries.